R&B/Soul singer Keyshia Cole was born in Oakland, California on October 15, 1981. Keyshia Cole made a big impression in 2005 with the release of her debut album The Way It Is. The Way It Is reached #6 on the Billboard charts and has sold nearly $1.5 million copies. In 2007 Keyshia scored an even bigger success with the album Just Like You, which reached #2 on the Billboard charts. In June of 2006, Keyshia Cole paid $827,000 for a home in Alpharetta, Georgia. Keyshia Cole’s house in Alpharetta, Georgia. The two-story stone home has five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and a half, and 5,447 square feet. Alpharetta, Georgia is located roughly 20 miles NNE of Atlanta and has a population of approximately 40,000.