-Singer Kehlani, 25, covers the first social distancing photoshoot for "Teen Vogue"
-Kehlani on social media.Kehlani"I'm not annoyed by fame.It's more like I pick and choose my battles.I get scrutinized so much.. It's one of those things where I think I've been so open with how much it's affected me that people know I can be poked at,so they can continue to poke.That's why when people do the whole'These new girls,they need to be like Beyonce and Aaliyah. Aaliyah would never be commenting back.'It's like ,'Bro,Aaliyah didn't have Instagram! It didn't exist.Beyonce was a whole grown adult before Instagram came out.' You can't compare us. We grew up being dissected. If I had spent more time knowing myself I could have saved myself so much unnecessary b.s."
-Kehlani on maintaining healthy relationships to serve as an example for her daughter.Kehlani"I'm used to arguments and fights and people not talking to each other and people having mass secrets. I'm not used to positive love.So it took me a long time to learn what positive love is.Love doesn't have to be difficult and it doesn't have to hurt to measure how much and how good and how deep it is.We grew up getting taught the ride or die mentality."
-Kehlani on famous friends that have passed(Mac Miller,Chynna Rogers)KehlaniFans put so much pressure on artists,sometimes more than the industry. I've never been compared more in my life than last year and this year, and now it seems like everyday I see a
'SZA,Kehlani,H.E.R or summer walker - one of them has to go.We have to start appreciating multiple people at the same time.I'm sure if they felt a little more loved, things might have gone a little different. Life might have been in a better place."
-Kehlani on support. Kehlani:"I feel like I might not get support from my peers, Then I check myself like,'That's not what I do it for.My cheerleaders are my friends and my auntie. They see me waking up at 5am with my daughter and then getting no sleep and getting right to work. Them knowing how much I'm proud of that means the most to me."
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