Myles Parrish Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Myles Blake Parrish, best known as Myles from the American Pop Duo Kalin & Myles, was born on October 1, 1992, in California, USA. He lives with his mother Debbie and younger brother Jake Parrish (JakeeyP). An alumnus of the esteemed Dublin High School, his favorite subject in school used to be Maths. Known to be an introvert, Myles' loves dirt biking, skating and making music. He is extremely fond of eating chicken enchiladas made by his mom and also loves eating chicken tacos and chick-fillets.
CAREER BEGINNINGS & RISE TO STARDOM
Myles Parrish made his entry into the world of music in the year 2010 through vlogging on YouTube. In the initial days, he would vlog snippets of original music. Gradually, he started gaining popularity and soon had a considerable fan following on YouTube.
Kalin & Myles first meeting happened at a house party in Dublin, California. A friend of Myles introduced him to Kalin. But, it was a chance meeting in the year 2011 that laid the foundation stone for their partnership. At the premiere of 'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never,' the two came face-to-face and the meeting proved to be the ice-breaker between the two.
Soon after, they started meeting at Myles house for jam sessions where Kalin used to be the singer while Myles made music and donned the role of a rapper. Within two months of their meeting, in April 2011, the duo released their first work together, a single titled 'More Than Friends.' The peppy tune coupled with easy lyrics amazed the listeners, and within a night of its release, the song became a sensation.
The immense attention that their maiden effort received reassured them that their partnership was a golden one and working together in the future will bear fruitful results as well. Hence, the two decided to put their careers on hold and kept working together. Shortly after, their second track ‘Summertime Love’ was released, and it went on to become a chartbuster.
Thus, the two back-to-back superhit songs proved that the duo was set to be the next big thing in the field of hip-hop music. Social media acted as a catalyst for their growing popularity. They started doing concerts all over the US and gave birth to ‘KAMFAM’; the name adopted by the community of fans of Kalin and Myles.
The R&B duo started getting offers from recording labels, and their very first extended play (EP) was released in 2012. Their first EP, Chasing Dreams was followed by ‘K&M University.’ The duo reached the highest point of their careers when ‘Republic Records’ inked a deal with them in the year 2014.
Next in line came two more EPs - Chase Dreams and Dedication; both by the end of the year 2014. Chase Dreams (2014) found a spot on the Rap Albums Chart at No. 6. Riding high on the success, they went on a headlining tour in 2015 and released their debut album on November 20. N 2015, they also bagged the nomination of the ‘Next Big Thing’ at the Teen Choice Awards.
Kalin and Myles Parrish appeared to be the perfect combination which had the X-factor in them. It was being believed that the duo will take hip-hop music to new heights. But while everything appeared seemingly perfect at the surface, trouble had started brewing between the two. The stark contrast in their natures was a major reason for conflicts in their musical paradise.
On 30th March 2016 came the news that broke millions of hearts. Kalin and Myles released a joint statement announcing their split. The two stated that they have decided to take a break and concentrate on their careers. The news came as a major shock to all their fans, especially ‘KAMFAM,’ who even pleaded the two for considering a reunion.
FUTURE WORKS & PERSONAL LIFE
Just a month after their split, Myles Parrish released a solo titled ‘Don’t feel the same.’ The 24-year-old musician has a powerful social media presence with over 200,000 followers on Vine. As per reports, Myles is currently in a relationship with social star Tia Valentine.