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Johnny Kemp (II) (1959–2015)

He began singing in nightclubs in his hometown of Nassau, Bahamas, when he was only 13. He moved to Harlem in 1979, developing his other talents as a dancer, songwriter, and actor. "Just Got Paid" was a Top Ten hit in 1988; he subsequently did a tune for the soundtrack of the motion picture Sing (1989). He pursued a career with Teddy Riley on "... See full bio »


(age 55) in Montego Bay, Jamaica

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Known For

Love & Basketball Soundtrack
Sing Soundtrack
Turtle Tunes Soundtrack


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 1988 Johnny Kemp: Just Got Paid (Video short)
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 1988 Johnny Kemp: Just Got Paid (Video short)
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 2017 Insecure (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hella Great (2017) ... (writer: "Scared Money")
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pharrell Williams/Chris Colfer/Vince Staples (2017) ... (writer: "Just Got Paid")
 2014 Washington in the '80s (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Just Got Paid")
 2000 Love & Basketball (performer: "Just Got Paid") / (writer: "Just Got Paid")
 1994 We Wish You a Turtle Christmas (Video short) ("Deck The Halls", "Gotta Get A Gift", "Wrap Rap")
 1994 Turtle Tunes (Video short) ("Don't Talk To Strangers")
 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (performer: "Let the Walls Come Down") / (writer: "Let the Walls Come Down")
 1989 Sing (performer: "Birthday Suit")
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 1988-1989 Soul Train (TV Series)
Self - Guest / Self
 1989 The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special)
Self - Presenter
 1988 Showtime at the Apollo (TV Series)
Self - Host
- Episode #2.7 (1988) ... Self - Host
 1986 American Bandstand (TV Series)
- Episode #29.39 (1986) ... Self

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