We're certain you've seen Kawehi in action by now; she's no stranger to internet success (all three of her Kickstarter projects well-exceeded their monetary goals), but it took an impromptu cover of Nirvana's 'Heart Shaped Box' to make her work go viral. Even Mrs. Courtney Love Cobain was touting Kawehi's synth-heavy, electronic rendition of the song about Love's vagina.
It's understandable why the internet has a crush on this talented 'one-woman band': in addition to her talent, Kawehi is spunky, ends sentences with 'yo', and despite massive internet success which led to throngs of managers and venues contacting her, remains grounded:
"Even if no one listens, even if no one buys this EP - I'd still be here in this garage, making music. 'Cause that's the kind of shit you do when you love something."
But what's known about this elusive internet superstar whose bio simply states: "what you don't know won't kill you"? We spoke with Kawehi and discussed her humble past, current online success and her promising future.More »