November 17, 1987
Bronx, New York, United States
Kathleen Emperatriz DeLuna (born November 26, 1987) is an Dominican-American singer, songwriter and dancer. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, raised in The Bronx to Dominican parents, DeLuna began pursuing a career as a singer when she was a teenager. After signing with Epic Records, she released her debut single "Whine Up" in 2007. The single went on to become a commercial success, entering the Top 40 in numerous countries and topping the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. Her debut studio album, 9 Lives (2007), failed to see the success of its lead single.