Royalty was an R&B group from the ’80s that consisted of Kameelah, Khanjo, Kienji and Kiesah Hakeem.
In 1985, they released their first single “Super Love\Are You Happy” on Skin 2 Skin Records. It’s unknown how or if the single made the charts at all.
In 1987, Royalty released their only album “Rich and Famous” on Warner Bros. Records. It’s unknown how or if the album charted at all, but they were teenagers when the album was released.
The only single to chart from the album was “Wanna Make It Up To You” peaked at #92 on Billboard’s Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 3 weeks.
Royalty made appearances on television shows such as “Video Soul” and the BET Network presents “Inside Studio A” where they performed three songs.
In 1989, Royalty was featured on the “Earth Girls Are Easy” movie soundtrack with the song “Baby Gonna Shake” before fading into obscurity.
Kienji Hakeem (now Kienji Harmon) was a member of Sisqo’s short-lived girl group LovHer. These days, she hosts her own show called “The Kienji Show” on YouTube.
Kiesah wrote the song “Greatest Love of All” for singer Gladys Knight and the theme song for the UPN television series “All of Us.”
Khanjo went on to become an inspirational rapper & a bodybuilder. These days, he is a trainer, nutritionist and contest prep coach for competitive bikini, figure and bodybuilder in the National Physique Committee.
It’s unknown what Kameelah is up to these days.
To see Kienji’s Facebook page for “The Kienji Show,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Baby Gonna Shake,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Wanna Make It Up To You,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Romeo,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Anyone in Love,” go to: