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Kane Brown Opens Up About Childhood: 'I Didn't Know I Was Mixed'

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Kane Brown is getting candid about a shocking revelation he learned when he was just 9 years old. 

In an exclusive interview with CMT’s Cody Alan, the “Heaven” singer recalls the time his mom, whom he calls “the sweetest lady ever,” got honest with him about the identity of his father. 

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“My mom just did so good of hiding things. I know this sounds crazy, and it’s probably going to go viral when I say this. I didn’t know I was mixed until I turned 9 years old, which is wild," Kane says. “I just thought I was all white because I didn’t know my dad. My mom ended up telling me and I was like, ‘What! What do you mean?’

"So I started learning all kinds of different new things. Growing up as a kid, I never thought about stuff like that," he adds of being biracial. "I just lived life.”

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Kane tells Cody he has met his father twice in his life but is thankful for the way he was raised to “love people” and “give back.” 

Look for Kane on tour with Chris Young, Brad Paisley and more throughout 2018.

Hear Cody’s full interview with Kane Saturday (May 12) on CMT After MidNite.

Photo: Getty Images

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