American R & B singer and songwriter Kristinia DeBarge was born on March 8, 1990 in South Padasena, California. She comes from a musical family. Her father James DeBarge is a founder of a 80s R & B band DeBarge. So since her childhood Kristinia was exposed to the music. She has been recording in the studio since the age of 12. And since 13 she is singing on TV. The first her nationwide experience was at American Junior, an American Idol variant for children. During her life Kristinia was highly influenced by Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Ashanti and Celine Dion. She decided to start a serious music career. Kristinia was signed by Sodapop Records a division of Island Def Jam Records. Here her first album Exposed can be downloaded in mp3. Kristinia DeBarge is going to support her debut release as the opening act for Britney Spears during her tour, The Circus Starring: Britney Spears.