A new kind of R & B female artist has emerged on the scene – the kind who has the ability to create her own lane musically and visually, push the envelope with lyrics and sounds, and leave you wanting more! Introducing KEYNA of Black Diamondz Record a multi-talented singer, songwriter, performer and creative visionary who is ready to set a new era in motion for all female R & B artists.Chakeyna Merritt (Born on October 14, 1989) in Manhattan, New York,better known by stage Keyna.Keyna is a American R & B singer/entertainer founded by Black Diamondz Record (Indepedent Record Label).That was raised by both parents along with her two sisters and one brother.Keyna started to sing at the age of nine years old after the passing of my grandmother, Aunt Cassie and other family members she was close to.She loved them all very much,Keyna took that pain that she felt and put it towards her singing and music career. During her middle school and high school years Keyna was in quite a few local talent shows and play/musicals.She also done some modeling.Keyna parents Tim & Jennifer Merritt are her biggest supporters, they support Keyna in everything she do in life, especially when it comes to her music and singing career. Keyna realized at the age 13 while doing a musical play that singing was her true passion, artist such as Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston and Anita Baker to name a few are Keyna inspirations for writing, making and singing heartfelt songs from the soul. Keyna hope everyone will be able to relate to her new release album "Lyfe Is Like A Star" to be available Nov.2010 and appreciate her music while listening to it. Thanking everyone in advance for your support.