Lil Kayla at the Observatory: Bay Area rapper Lil Kayla performs in the Observatory’s Constellation Room on Saturday, as she celebrates the release of the “Twenty Three” single.

That release is her debut for Asylum Records/Atlantic Records, and it comes from her forthcoming project.

Kayla is currently headlining her Young & Turnt tour with special guests Nef The Pharoah and Mally Bo,” reads a press release. “The tour kicked off in Chico, CA on 5/26 and will wrap on 7/29 in Salt Lake City, UT. Expect more from this rap rookie as the year goes on…”

“San Francisco rapper Lil Kayla started rapping as a kid, first getting in the studio and recording music at the young age of 10,” it continues. “While she didn’t release any music until she was 15, she started getting a buzz by recording her raps on Facebook and sending them around to her friends as voice memos, which quickly spread. “My career blew up before me … while I was still in school doing work.” Kayla’s fan base started growing when she was still in the ninth grade. She was already getting booked to perform at high school homecomings, proms, kids parties, clubs and getting paid for features. By the time she was 16 she had already been booked at all the clubs in the Bay Area. Locally, Kayla made a name for herself by flipping all of the popular guy’s songs and turning them into a female version when at the time no one else was doing that –at least not in The Bay. Today LilKayla’s fan base is still growing and showing a dedication to her is likened to Cardi B’s #Bardigang and Nicki Minaj’s Barbz in their early stages. Whether at a show at home in The Bay or out of state, Kayla’s fans are packing out venues and singing lyrics word for word while she performs. When asked about her fans Kayla says “It’s still surprising, everywhere I go, people recognize me and want to take pics. It’s heartwarming to see all the DMs, comments and videos. It’s really cool to see.” Despite having been rapping for over 10 years now, at only 23 years old, this is just the beginning for Lil Kayla.”

Lil Kayla at the Observatory: The event takes place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 17 at the Observatory

















































































































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