Yung was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. She first stepped on stage playing the lead role in her elementary school musical, and continued to perform across Canada. She learned to play the guitar on her own, and trained in hip hop, break and jazz dance.
In 2003, Yung joined the musical group Jabulani, which independently released it's debut album Take It Easy in 2005, and was featured by various media after their tour to Cuba in 2005. During 2007, Yung entered New Talent Singing Awards and finished as the second runner up while earning several other awards. From then on, she performed on nationally televised programs and was given the honor of being a guest performer/award presenter at the New Talent Singing Awards 2009.
From 2008 to 2010, Yung was a part of the four-piece girl group called Ambition (stylized Am3ition) and went by the name Kali. She performed in the group's full length concert in August 2010. After the group split, Yung started a solo career. She posted her covers of songs on YouTube, and sang at events, pubs and cafes. She released two songs titled Won't Let You Hurt Me Anymore and It's You. Yung recently co-produced and performed Keh Dena, the OST for the tv series Mangoes, alongside Alamgir. She had to practice Urdu in order to sing the song.
- ↑ www.kristieyung.com/biography
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