The American singer, songwriter, and dancer Kehlani Ashley Parrish allegedly smashed a Ferrari on April 22 during the filming of her new music video for her song "Open (Passionate)(Quarantine Style)." In her video, Kehlani can be seen riding the Ferrari and driving it into the desert. There's also a part in the video where she is driving the black Ferrari on a dirty road. 

Kehlani Sued for Damaging a Luxury Car
(Photo: Rich Fury)
Singer Kehlani performs at the Mojave Tent during day 3 of the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 2) at the Empire Polo Club on April 23, 2017 in Indio, California.

Kelhani damaged the Ferrari

Multiple sources say that Kehlani rented a Ferrari for personal use on April 19. However, she used it to film her music video instead on April 22. She ended up damaging the Ferrari when she crashed it while filming. The rental company learned of the accident and is now suing Kehlani for ruining the Ferrari. 

The Blast reports Kehlani used the rented Ferrari not just for "personal use" but for "commercial purpose". The Florida company that sued Kehlani confirmed that she damaged the Ferrari, which she rented through a third party rental agency.  

Florida company lost revenues

TMZ acquired a copy of the suit, which notes that Kehlani's alleged crashing of the Ferrari on April 22 caused about $25,000 worth of damage. 

To boot, the suit also notes that the car rental company has lost over $1,000 a day while the Ferrari was under repair. Per the suit that TMZ obtained, the company has lost more tha $35K in potential rental fees due to Kehlani's alleged accident. 

TMZ further notes that Ferrari's value has reduced by $88,573.  

What the company demands

The car rental company has decided to go after Kehlani. It is calling for the suspension of Kehlani's driver's license  On the other hand, there is no official statement from Kehlani up to this date.

Kehlani's new album

Meanwhile, Kehlani's album "It Was Good Until It Wasn't" of which the song "Open (Passionate)(Quarantine Style)" is part has gathered positive feedback from netizens. Last month, Kehlani revealed  the entire tracklist. This album is star-studded and features other artists like Tory Lanez, Masego, Jhené Aiko, Lucky Daye and James Blake.

Kehlani also revealed that her conversation with Drake inspired the sophomore album title. She said, in an episode of "R&B Now with Nadeska," as quoted in Revolt, that she "went to go finish the project, and the last day we went with Boi-1da and ended up going to Drake's house."  

She said they were having conversations about life, old music, and what they were about to do, and as they were talking, she narrated how she muttered "Man, yeah it was good until it wasn't," and to this, Drake apparently responded "That's your album." 

Kehlani's songs  "Toxic," "Everybody Business," and "F&MU," were released on May 8, 2020. She also released her "Quarantine Style" video.  

Kehlani's "Open (Passionate)"

The studio LP came up with a new visual for the "Open (Passionate)." The track is two-for-one and sees production from The Futuristiks, Los Hendrix, Roget, Poo Bear, and Marz. Apple Music describes it as "the insecurity of emotional openness," as is made clear through its lyric, according to Apple Music.