Kiyamma Griffin is the father of Chyna Tahjere Griffin. The 48–year-old man is an African-American singer, music director, producer, and owner of the recording company, Quan Entertainment. He is also the CEO of Heavenly Soul Music Group. He is popularly known for his songs like Worth It All, Holy Is The Name, Love Was Here, and Calvary.
More to his fame, Kiyamma came to be recognized as the first known boyfriend of singer, Faith Evans with whom they birthed his daughter, Chyna Tahjere.
Kiyamma Griffin’s Early Life
African-American producer Kiyamma was born on December 12, 1975, in Newark, New Jersey where he was raised. However, He hasn’t disclosed any detailed information regarding his early life, education, and family.
He studied at Weequahic High School, Newark. He is proud of his ethnicity and heritage and he honors black history with his immediate family.
His Career Kickstarted as a Music Producer Before Owning a Record Label
Kiyamma’s career started as a music producer and director. Later on, he gained enough experience and grounds to start his record label.
He became renowned when he dated Faith Evans and it is speculated that he helped make her music career in the industry.
Griffin has worked and produced tracks of artists like Mary J Blige’s Sexy, Micheal Jackson’s Closet, and Boyz From Newark’s Mary Mack.
Also, he currently owns Quan Entertainment, a recording company that is also thriving in the industry. The Newark-born has served as CEO of a music group, Heavenly Soul Music.
At the moment, the musician is into gospel music and his recent songs have been centered on Christ’s love and his faith.
He Had a Relationship with Chyna Tahjere’s Mother Faith Evans
Faith Evans happened to be Kiyamma’s baby mama and an ex-girlfriend. When the duo started dating isn’t known but they shared a strong bond while dating.
In an interview, Faith Evans stated that she and Kiyamma were deeply in love which made her drop out of school. When she became pregnant, Kiyamma insisted she keep the baby. They later left Newark for Los Angeles to pursue their career together.
Kiyamma and Faith welcomed their only daughter together on April 1, 1993. However, shortly after Chyna’s birth, the relationship crumbled which made them go their separate ways.
The Music Producer and Director Maintains A Reasonable Relationship With His Daughter, Chyna Tahjere Griffin
Kiyamma and Chyna have a good relationship. Although, he wasn’t always present during her upbringing due to his separation from her mother. He is still interested in part of his daughter’s life.
Chyna towered her parent’s career in singing and songwriting. She started quite an early age and at the age of 7, she acquired the skill to play the keyboard. At 19, she had her first single, Grown Lady.
Subsequently, in 2016, she and her father collaborated on the song Alright which was a father-and-daughter bond they put into the song.
The Record Label Owner is Married to Ashley Griffin
After several failed relationships, Kiyamma found love with Ashley. The duo got married after being engaged for a few months before they finally exchanged their vows in June 2015. How they met and started their relationship is still unknown to the public.
The union has been blessed with four girls although the first daughter was given birth before the marriage. At the time of this writing, The singer celebrated his seventh anniversary with his wife. On his social media page to thanked God for keeping his union blessed and adding another year to him and his wife.
Griffin is Blessed with 10 Children From Different Relationships
The singer, aside from his four daughters from his current union with Ashley and Chyna Tahjere, has five other sons.
Kiyamma has celebrated his children on his Instagram page and has given the names of his children. The oldest son, Daytreon Griffin is a father of two. Tamir Griffin, Kiyamma Jordon, Seven Raymond Griffi, and Zion Griffin are brothers though there is no information if they share the same mother or have different mothers.
Amongst all his children, Chyna Tahjere is the renowned child of Kiyamma because of her musical engagement in the industry.
Despite the number of children, he shares a beautiful bond with them and takes time to celebrate their birthdays and spends time with them.
What is The Newark Born’s Net Worth?
The exact earnings of the music producer are not confirmed though some sources have suggested that he has an estimated net worth of $3 million that he has accumulated from his music career.
As a music producer, he makes above $100,000 yearly and earns between $55,000 and $78,000 per year from his entertainment company and the Heavenly Soul group.