Born: August 24, 1995
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Justine Indira Skyers aka Justine Skye is an American singer, songwriter, actress and model. Skye, whose initial fame was from Tumblr, found a career in the music industry and signed with Atlantic Records at the age of 19.
Justine got her start at a professional singing career when she performed songs to go with the book “Rules To Rock By”. She is known for having made a cover about "Headlines" by Drake which received 2 million views on YouTube. In 2012 she released her very first mixtape Skye High. On this mixtape, her song "Trippin" got her a significant amount of exposure. She was also known for being Tumblr famous at the time with her then boyfriend Glyn Brown who pursued fashion. They would have meet ups in the New York area in which those who were a part of their fanbase would show up and show support for their events. As she continued on her rise to fame, her debut seven-track EP, Everyday Living, helped her land a deal with Atlantic Records in 2013. Her song "Hard Work" landed on BET's 106 & Park Top 10 and she also performed on an episode. She released the album Emotionally Unavailable in 2015. During that time she made the song, produced by DJ Mustard, "Collide" that featured the rapper Tyga. In October 2015, she performed at TIDAL10X20, an event created by Jay-Z and at a Tommy Hilfiger show in Brazil. She has also made television appearances including an appearance on the final episode of House of DVF.
In 2016 she left Atlantic and signed to Roc Nation and Republic Records. In December 2016, she released her EP 8 Ounces, which featured artists such as Wale.
In October 2017, she was the source of controversy when she kneeled down during a portion of her singing of the National Anthem at the Barclays Arena in Brooklyn, New York at a Brooklyn Nets game.
On December 7, 2017, she announced her debut album on, Ultraviolet, would be released January 18. The album featured the singles "U Don't Know" (featuring Wizkid), "Back For More" (featuring Jeremih) and "Don't Think About It." A new song would be available at midnight, called "Good Love," with album pre-order. The music video for "Don't Think About It," was released on the same day as the pre-order, December 8.
In October 2017 , Justine shared the video for “Build” on Instagram with an accompanying message that described an unnamed abuser who hurt her mentally and physically. At the time, Skye explained that she didn’t reveal her abuser’s name, because it wouldn’t matter to most people. Source.