Chinese Kitty is an American social media star who has a huge following on Instagram. socialite and rapper who had featured in the first and second seasons of the reality television show Love & Hip Hop: Miami in 2018-19. She launched her singing career in 2018 with the single On Me and has since released a mixtape called Kitty Bandz and her debut album, SMD. She previously served as a model and was also involved in the New York City nightlife.
Chinese Kitty was inspired to enter the music industry because of her parents’ involvement with the industry. At the age of 10, she had attended the birthday party of TI’s daughter, and was enamored by the celebrity lifestyle. Later, her mother introduced her to the music of Lil' Kim, which led her to discover other female rappers like Nicki Minaj. As a child, she rap battled against her siblings to hone her skills. However, before seriously involving herself in the music industry, she established herself on various social media platforms like Instagram, where she has amassed millions of followers on her @chinesekitty profile.
Chinese Kitty initially gained attention on social media as a bartender and an IT girl for her involvement in night life activities in New York City. She started out as a club starlet and entered the entertainment industry as a model before transitioning into music videos for artists like Young Dolph, Fabolous and Ludacris. She further featured on the cover of the Smooth magazine on its August 2015 edition.
As her interest in modeling decreased following the birth of her son Ashton when she was 20, she finally decided to pursue her lifelong goal of becoming a rapper. She joined her mother as a supporting cast of Love & Hip Hop: Miami on the show’s first season in 2018 and also appeared in some episodes of its second season next year. During the first season, she teamed up with Lil Scrappy to release her 2018 debut single On Me. However, it was her song Kitty Walk, a remix of Rich the Kid’s Plug Walk, which earned her recognition a few months later. She dropped out of the reality series to focus on her music career, hired a manager, and reached out to producer Hitmaka, earning a spot in his remix Thot Box alongside Young M.A., Dreezy, Mulatto, and Dream Doll. In October 2019, she went on to release her first mixtape, Kitty Bandz, which was well received and earned her an invite to Rolling Loud. With ample time in her hands during the Coivd-19 lockdown, she worked on her debut album SMD, which was released on June 24, 2021 and contained massively successful tracks like BEEN POPPIN and TOP BITCH.
Chinese Kitty was born as Taylor Hing to Chinese Nicky aka Nikhol N Hing who is a socialite and entrepreneur of Chinese-Guyanese descent. Her father, Nitti, is a music producer who worked with major artists like TI, David Banner, Yung Joc, and Jermaine Dupri. She has a son named Ashton, born in 2016.