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Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Television Personality and Philanthropist

​Keshia Chante’s family moved to Brampton when she was 14. She graduated from Fletchers Meadow Secondary School in 2006 and went on to build her music career.

Keshia was 6 years old when she first performed, receiving a standing ovation for her rendition of Dear Mama by Tupac Shakur. Through talent shows, she got the attention of a local DJ who, in 2002, sent a video of her performance to SonyMusic Canada. After performing for music executives, she was signed to the label exclusively to release her music in Canada.

Keshia Chante is connected to another Brampton Arts Walk of Fame inductee Director X, who directed one of her first music videos, Bad Boy.