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Alani Skye

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HelloBeautiful.com’s “Base Level” column features the hottest new artists we’re buzzing about. Before they make it to the summit of superstardom, we spot them at base level–the beginning of their hopeful journey to the top.

Name: Alani Skye

Age: 26

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Musical Inspiration… My life experiences  and pain inspire my music.

Who are some of your musical influences? I would say I am influenced by Mary J Blige, Anita Baker and Aaliyah.

Describe your sound… My sound is unique, I sing with a hip-hop approach.

Biggest break thus far? My biggest break was having my newest single added to Pandora and being named as a Border Breakout artist on an international chart.

If you were a lovechild of any artist, dead or alive, who would they be?
Bob Marley and Diana Ross.

What advice have you received from a celebrity that you’ll never forget?
I once read something from Bob Marley that I will never forget. One good thing about music is when it hits you, you feel no pain…

Get into Alani Skye’s single ‘No Love, No More,’ below:

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