Known by the stage name Jhené, she rose to fame as a singer with the American R&B group B2K and released hit songs such as "The Worst" and "Sail Out."
When she was starting her career, she was perceived as Lil' Fizz's cousin, although they were not related.
She sang as a guest vocalist on the Pandemonium! song "Tease."
Her parents are Dr. Karamo Chilombo and Christina Yamamoto. She married music producer Oladipo Omishore.
Her songs appeared on the soundtrack for the 2002 movie The Master of Disguise, which starred Dana Carvey.