Keyana R M cAllister also known as Keyz. Hailing from the Bronx New York where hip hop started. She grew up around hip hop her whole life from An early age. She was into the performing arts, regularly singing, writing poetry, drawing dancing and freestyling with the guys. Her dad Kenny Mac aka Kenneth McAllister was highly influential and well connected in the music industry. She grew up around her dad listening to rap artist like Snoop Dogg, Biggie smalls. As she grew up he recognized her talent and begin to mentor her into becoming a recording artist. He even started up a girl group with her and her cousins trying to develop a new aged 3LW.
She later struck out on her own and started recording demos. The best feeling of being an artist is people feeling your craft. A project you put your all into others acknowledge and want to celebrate it is a wonderful feeling. The worst feeling on being an artist is being a failure thinking you may not be good enough. I wouldn’t compare my style to anyone that is currently out because, my style is unique it doesn’t sound like everyone else that’s out no, so it stands out in the crowd.
Her first official project “It’s Goin Doin” was released in 2017 worldwide with an accompanying video which gave her recognition and exposure. She independently worked on her projects doing shows and gigs getting her name recognized. During one of her performances in Brooklyn she was discovered by a Wu-Tang affiliate ADove of ADove Ent and WU-tang who took her under his wing and mentored her which she then became affiliated with the WU . She performed for John Blasingame show “New Day Associates” fashion/talent show and Melodic MDE showcase. She also performed at the ALL Star Hip-Hop music awards. She has done shows that included Boot Camp click and Kurupt. She was also apart of shows with artist such as Maino, Big Daddy Kane, Papose, Beenie Siegel, Freeway, Raekwon, Ghostface Killer etc. She is also an accomplished model and featured in modeling showcases and 8 magazines such as “Variety girls International , rare royalty mag , WCW mag, fresh take magazine etc. She has a new single dropping “pull up on me” which has a Caribbean Afro-beat vibe. Look out for her mixtape “Keyz to the city” followed by her debut Album that will be dropping very soon. She won a contest to do south by southwest for a tour March 18,2023. As an artist i believes you always have room to work on your craft daily to be great. In 5 years i see myself doing cochella, Super Bowl, performing at all the awards making billions with several businesses. I don’t know what is to come in the entertainment industry but anything is possible so be optimistic about the changes.