Singing sensation Keyshia Cole turns 29 today. With her round-the-way girl swag and smoky voice, this Oakland native has earned comparisons to a young Mary J. Blige. We love her honesty and raw emotion, whether singing her behind off on the stage or holding down her family. Join us in wishing this young talent a happy 29th birthday.

Essence.com
Oct, 15, 2010

keyshia-cole-birthday.jpg Singing sensation Keyshia Cole turns 29 today. With her round-the-way girl swag and smoky voice, this Oakland native has earned comparisons to a young Mary J. Blige. We love her honesty and raw emotion, whether singing her behind off on the stage or holding down her family. Join us in wishing this young talent a happy 29th birthday. career_in_pictures_keyshia_cole_template.jpg