Chrome Cats

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Chrome Cats
Background information
Origin Vallejo, California
Genres Hip hop, pop, crossover
Years active 2006 – present

Independent (current)

Lakefront Records (former)
Members Kj, Jamila

Jamila Sims (Born February 20, 1997) and Korland "Kj" Sims (Born May 19, 1994) better known by their Stage name Chrome Cats, are an American brother-sister Hip Hop & Pop Duo.

Early life[edit]

Korland and Jamila were born and raised In Vallejo, California. They attended both Elementary and Middle school there. In 2009, the siblings later moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana where they currently reside. They are both of Kenyan American descent As their mother is from Kenya & Father is from Indiana. The siblings got in to writing & recording music as a hobby in summer 2006 when their Mother suggested it as something they could do to pass time.[1] They had both attended hip hop dance classes and were fond of hip hop music so It came easier to them to create their own. The duo stated positive vibes in their lives play a big role behind the message of their music, in an interview with radio station WNHT.[2]

Music career[edit]

The duo gained a majority of their following through YouTube and caught the eye of Malaysian Independent label LakeFront Records in 2010. Chrome Cats signed with LakeFront Records in October 2010.[3] Chrome Cats signing with LakeFront made them the first US musicians ever to be signed to a Malaysian label.[4] In 2011, the duo was featured on Music Connection as one of the top 25 artist signed that year.[5] Chrome Cats then released an EP titled 'Rise' in January 2011 which was featured on Delta and Continental's in-flight entertainment.[citation needed] In August 2012, Chrome Cats were featured on the Billboard charts Indicator Highlights for 3 weeks straight for their single "DNA of A Winner".[6] "DNA of A Winner" charted at number 42 on the Billboard Charts.[7] On November 4, 2013, the duo released the video for their single "Best Life".[8] In late January 2014, the song charted at number 36 on the Billboard Charts.[9] On January 22, 2015, the duo premiered the music video for their single "Worth it". On August 11th, 2016, the duo released a music video for their single "We'll Be FiNE" Independently on Vevo. [10]


  • Rise EP (2010)
  • Flight To Paradise (2013)