Baby K (artist)

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Baby K
Baby K (2015) cropped.jpg
Baby K in 2015
Background information
Birth name Claudia Nahum
Born (1983-02-05) 5 February 1983 (age 34)
Singapore
Origin Rome, Italy
Genres Pop, dance
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2006 - present
Labels

Quadraro Basement
(2010 - 2013)
Sony Music

(2013 - present)
Website babyk.it

Baby K[1] (born Claudia Nahum; 5 February 1983) is an Italian singer, songwriter, rapper and model. She is mainly known for her hits "Killer", recorded with Tiziano Ferro, and "Roma-Bangkok", a duet with Giusy Ferreri, which was the best-selling single of 2015 in Italy.[2]

Early life[edit]

Born to Italian parents in Singapore and raised in London, [3] she now resides in Rome, Italy. She attended the Harrow School of Young Musicians, where she was able to take part in a musical tour in Europe. In 2000 she returned to Italy after an absence of ten years, working on hip hop radio programs.[3]

Career[edit]

Her first act as an artist in the rap scene came in 2008, when with the Quadraro Basement, she recorded her first album, SOS, an EP with 5 tracks.[4] About two years later she released the single "Femmina Alfa" (Alpha Female) which had over 10,000 downloads during the first few months.[3]

In 2013 she released her first official solo album "Una Seria, produced by Sony Music,[5][6] which achieved remarkable success, reaching the top spot on the rankings of iTunes and the tenth position in the ranking officer FIMI. On 13 May Baby K was the opening act of the only Italian stop of the Azealia Banks tour. Baby K was also nominated in the category of Best New Artist at the Pepsi MTV Awards in 2013, winning the prize. In September 2013 she released a new single "Killer", with Tiziano Ferro. In 2015, her single "Roma-Bangkok", which features Giusy Ferreri, peaked at number one on the Italian music charts for weeks.[7]

Discography[edit]

  • Una Seria (2013)
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2015)

Tours[edit]

Headlining

  • Killer Party (2013)
  • Una Seria Tour (2013)

Opening

Guest

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, Otto. "Baby K all music". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Classifiche Top of the Music 2015 FIMI-GfK: La musica italiana in vetta negli album e nei singoli digital" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. 8 January 2016. Archived from the original on 8 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "biography". Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Max Pezzali: esce "Hanno ucciso l'uomo ragno 2012"" (in Italian). 15 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Baby K in esclusiva su Sky Uno con "Sei sola"" (in Italian). 16 September 2013. 
  6. ^ Seclì, Daniela (14 September 2013). "Baby K e Tiziano Ferro, in radio il singolo "Sei sola", presto il videoclip" (in Italian). fanpage.it. 
  7. ^ "BABY K FEAT. GIUSY FERRERI - ROMA - BANGKOK (SONG)". Archived from the original on 11 September 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  8. ^ Ubfal, Laura (April 10, 2017). "Lali cantó junto a Baby K y hoy brilla en Roma". Laubfal.com (in Spanish). Retrieved April 12, 2017. 

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