Camellia (Cami) Akhamie Kies is a professional drummer, percussionist, music producer, social media influencer, and full time mom. Cami is well known on social media for her African inspired rhythms and small percussive set ups.
Born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1989, Cami expressed deep interest in drums and percussion from a very young age. She began her professional music career at age nineteen after being accepted into the United States Navy Music Program. During her service she traveled to 20 countries in South East Asia representing America as a musical ambassador. In 2014 Cami left the military to finish college and launch her company, Akhamie Music, LLC.
Cami currently teaches drum & percussion lessons on-line and in-person. Cami is a full time mom to her four year old son Julian, and in her free time she is working on her second album.