Kawashima Ai was born in Sawara-ku, Fukuoka. She is a singer and pianist, who has completed many street performances and released several albums since her debut in 2003.
She is also a strong supporter of charity projects,which have helped to build schools in Combodia and Burkina Faso. A third school she supports is being built Liberia. More projects are being planned.
Some of her songs have been used as theme songs for anime and video games.