Lakisha Kimberly "Kish" Robinson (born May 10, 1990), better known by her stage name Kilo Kish, is an American vocalist,song writer, visual artist, painter, fashion/textile designer, and model/actress. She is part of experimental collective, KindKidsKill together with Producer/Rapper Mels McCloud and Rapper/Engineer Smash Simmons. Kish currently resides in Brooklyn.
1 Early life,
2.1 Homeschool EP,
3.2 With KKK,
3.3 Guest appearances,
Kish was born in Orlando, Florida on May 10, 1990 to a family of African-American descent. She went to elementary school in Bergen County, New Jersey, but later returned to Orlando.
At age 18, Kish received a partial scholarship to go to Pratt Institute, New York. While taking a year off and working multiple jobs, she began establishing relationships and cultivating her New York experience. During this time she worked at a salon, as an intern, various night-life restaurants, and modeling gigs. Kish continued her education by enrolling into Fashion Institute of Technology (for textile design) and graduated in 2012.
Released on April 2, 2012, Homeschool was well-received and garnered Kish attention from publications such as Complex, making their 2012 best albums list . The EP's production is handled by past collaborators such as The Internet and Jet Age's Hal Williams who also provides guest vocals on the project.
On July 31, 2012, Kish released "Watergun" (via Soundcloud), a song produced by The Internet.
On September 17, 2012, "Navy" was released on The Blue Rider record label. A video for "Navy", as self-directed by Kish with Ben Rayner, premiered on The Fader the same day.
This release also contains a remix of "Navy" by MeLo-X.
The K+ mixtape was released for free download on February 7, 2013. Contributors include Childish Gambino, Star Slinger, SBTRKT, A$AP Ferg of A$AP Mob, Earl Sweatshirt and Matt Martians of OFWGKTA, among others.