Born in Toronto, Canada, Kaya Jones enrolled in dance classes at the age of 2 and acting classes at age 5. Jones has Native American and Jamaican heritage, and naturally blonde hair.
Groomed by R. Kelly and named by Sex Pistols Steve Jones, Kaya Jones rose to prominence as one of the lead singers of pop music’s most sensational group, The Pussycat Dolls. Leaving the group Kaya brought her own sound to the masses and has developed her own career as a solo artist in the world of pop music. Kaya appears in the music video “How Come” by D12 and Eminem and sang backup vocals for Mick Jagger on the Golden Globe winning song “Old Habits Die Hard” (also featuring Katy Perry) from the movie Aflie.
In collaboration with Regi, the top DJ in Belgium, Kaya spent the summer of 2010 touring behind the recent success of their single, “Take It Off”. The album has reached Platinum and hit the UK Dance Charts and was in the Top 10 Charts in multiple countries. Kaya’s single & video “Waiting for Saturday” shot in Milan, Italy released in Europe, April 2011. Kaya’s newest hit single and video of “Boyfriend” was dedicated to the two judges on the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Stephen Reinhardt and Judge Michael Daly Hawkins, who had the courage to rule in favor of equality and same sex marriage which made the single a hit and a gay anthem performed at gay pride festivals throughout the United States.
As a seasoned entertainer, Kaya has performed at events such as, VH1’s Diva’s Live, VH1’s Fashion Rocks and MTV’s Rock the Vote, What’s Trending among many others. Showcasing her stunning good looks, Kaya Jones has appeared on the covers a myriad of publications and fashion magazines including: Esquire, Interview, Maxim, Stuff, FHM, Blender, Guitar and Us Weekly.
In 2011 Kaya Jones became the youngest female in history to start her own record label; HueMan Race Records Inc which stands up for artists. Kaya decided to launch her company on the back of her career. With the success of her solo career and record label Kaya has signed a distribution deal with JMD & Interscope for worldwide international distribution and 73 countries through TOCO Asia and Gold Typhoon out of China for physical distribution. Earlier this year Kaya endorsed All Day Energy Drink and is now the face of the company which is also distributed worldwide and is now physically in the largest retail chains with TV commercials in the near future. Kaya also signed a licensing deal with Frame by Frame which is a company that licenses music to film and television such as Weinstein Company and Lions Gate.
Kaya Jones is a proud supporter of the LGBT Community and was recently featured as an Honorary Host for Glaad the Gay & Lesbian Alliance against Defamation. She has performed throughout the United States at many Gay Pride events showing her support of “Equality”. Kaya Jones is a strong supporter in “Equality” and believes that no one should be treated differently based upon race or sexual orientation. She shows her support for the LGBT Community through her latest single “Boyfriend” which talks about her finding out her boyfriend has a boyfriend. As featured in the online Magazine Time Out based out of Hong Kong, Kaya speaks openly about why she is eager to use her fame for good. And issues concerning gay equality are high on her list, feeling a special appreciation for her extensive gay fan base. “The gay community is close to my heart,” says Jones, who has a gay family member. “Living in LA, it is something we celebrate. I think the gay community support has helped me feel free onstage. It’s about being proud of who you are.”
In November 2011, Kaya released her first official EP called “Release” short name for her upcoming single called “Release The Energy” that will be out sometime in 2012. In early 2012, Kaya officially own her own music label called The HueMan Records and released another single called “Boyfriend” two years after her “Hollywood Doll” single was released. The song is about her boyfriend having a boyfriend. The music video for the song was released via her official YouTube page. On April 3, Kaya released her debut album under HueMan Records and the album was named as “Kaya” which contains 19 songs features her early songs like “Let Me Be Me” and updated mix of “Wallflowa” and some new songs like “Release The Energy”, “Like U”, and “Every 7 Seconds”.