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VanJess

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Slow Down VanJess 03:49
DYSFUNCTIONAL KAYTRANADA, VanJess 04:00
High & Dry VanJess 02:38
Say Yes (feat. TOKiMONSTA) VanJess, TOKiMONSTA 03:53
Addicted VanJess 05:00
Control Me VanJess 03:33
Curious (feat. Jimi Tents & Garren) VanJess, Jimi Tents, Garren 04:10
Come Over VanJess 03:42
Through Enough (feat. GoldLink) VanJess, GoldLink 04:28
Caught Up (feat. Phony Ppl) VanJess, Phony Ppl 03:01

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Homegrown

by VanJess

1402 fans

Come Over
Slow Down
Roses
Curious (feat. Jimi Tents & Garren)

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Biography

VanJess is an R&B duo comprised of Nigerian-American sisters Ivana Nwokike (born December 20, 1991) and Jessica Nwokike (born April 23, 1993), who spent their childhood years in the Igbo homeland of Nigeria before immigrating to southern California before they were teenagers. When their mother became sick, the siblings turned to music as a coping mechanism, creating their own covers of popular songs and uploading the results to YouTube. VanJess' cover of Drake's "Headlines" became a viral success, prompting the girls to turn their musical hobby into a full-fledged career. Inspired by 1990s R&B acts like Xscape, TLC, and SWV, VanJess recorded a series of singles, collaborations, and remixes — as well as a well-received EP, 2015's 00 Till Escape — before releasing their debut album, Silk Canvas, in 2018. They continued working with other artists, too, scoring a Top 40 hit on Billboard's Dance/Electronic chart with their appearance on Kaytranada's 2019 release "Taste."