Kim Hill (soul musician)
|Birth name||Kimberly Allise Hill|
|Origin||Syracuse, New York|
|Associated acts||The Black Eyed Peas|
She joined the Black Eyed Peas after meeting them backstage at a BMI showcase in 1995. She also signed to will.i.am's label I Am Music. Hill got to realize her childhood dream of performing on Soul Train when the Black Eyed Peas were asked to perform in 1998. Hill signed a solo deal with Interscope Records in 1998, but she later ended up releasing the record on her own. She left the band in 2001, due to concerns over being over-sexualized by the group's label. She was later replaced by Fergie in 2002. However, the two have never met.
Hill has since begun performing as a solo artist, and she occasionally acts in indie projects.
Hill crowdfunded her cosmetic line, Next of Kim, in November 2018.
Hill grew up in Camillus, New York, a small suburb outside Syracuse, New York. She was raised by her single mother in a primarily white neighborhood. Growing up, she would often code-switch between her black and white friend groups.
|"The Way U Make Me Feel"||Behind the Front||1998|
|"Be Free"||Behind the Front||1998|
|"What It Is"||Behind the Front||1998|
|"Leave It All Behind"||Behind the Front (Bonus)||1998|
|"Hot'"||Bridging the Gap||2000|
|"Lil' Lil'"||Bridging the Gap||2000|
|"Bridging the Gaps"||Bridging the Gap||2000|
|"Rap Song"||Bridging the Gap||2000|
|"Tell Your Momma Come"||Bridging the Gap||2000|
|"Empire Strikes Back"||Bridging the Gap (Bonus)||2000|
|"Magic"||Bridging the Gap (Bonus)||2000|
|"Let Me Tell You Something"||Bridging the Gap (Bonus)||2000|
|"Beautiful People"||Bridging the Gap (Bonus)||2000|
|"Complete Beloved"||Love & Basketball (Soundtrack)||2000|
|"I Want Cha"||Scary Movie (Soundtrack)||2001|
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