Karina Koks

Karina Koks

Pop singer
Country: Russia

Content:
  1. Biography of Karina Cox
  2. Early Life and Family
  3. Start of Career
  4. Karina Cox and "Slivki" Group
  5. Solo Career
  6. Personal Life

Biography of Karina Cox

Early Life and Family

Karina Porochkova (birth name) was born in Leningrad and grew up there. She completed school and spent five years in the United Kingdom, studying at university with the intention of becoming a lawyer. It was during her time in the UK that Karina fell in love with soul, jazz, R'n'B, and hip-hop music.

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Start of Career

After returning to St. Petersburg, Karina decided to pursue her passion for music and began writing songs and performing. She formed a group called "Discovery" with other aspiring musicians and they performed exclusively in English. Despite gaining some recognition within certain circles, "Discovery" remained relatively unknown.

Karina Koks

Karina Cox and "Slivki" Group

After a performance, Karina and her group caught the attention of producer Evgeny Orlov. Impressed by their potential, he offered them a contract and suggested they change their name to "Slivki." All the original members of "Discovery" remained in the group. Karina became the lead vocalist and also wrote most of their songs. "Slivki" went on to release seven albums, with their first album "Pervaya Vesna" coming out in 2001 and their final album, a compilation of their greatest hits, in 2008.

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Solo Career

In 2010, Karina decided to pursue a solo career and introduced a new musical direction called Euro Pop Dance, which was popular in Europe. She signed a contract with "Black Star inc..." and became the first and only female artist in the company. She released her first solo music video for the song "Letat' Vysoko" and underwent a transformation in her stage persona and image. In 2011, she released her first solo album, which was produced by European specialists.

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Personal Life

Karina met DJ Eduard (DJ M.E.G) when she started her solo career and he introduced her to Black Star, where their romantic relationship began. They lived together and planned to get married on December 12, 2012. Their daughter was born on December 18, and Karina performed on stage even when she was eight months pregnant. After leaving "Slivki," Karina signed a contract with DJ ChinKong and changed her stage name. They collaborated on the song "High Up" and filmed a music video in Tallinn. Karina quickly regained her shape after giving birth and credited it to taking care of herself while her husband was often on tour.

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