R&B Singer Johnny Kemp Dead at 55

R&B singer Johnny Kemp, best known for his hit song “Just Got Paid,” died Thursday at the age of 55, according to the Bahamas Weekly. Kemp was scheduled to perform for the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Cruise.

johnnykemp.jpg.CROP.rtstoryvar-largeReach Media, the company responsible for the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage, has issued the following statement: “We have received confirmation that Johnny Kemp has passed away.

According to the Associated Press, Jamaica police said Kemp was found floating at a beach in Montego Bay on Thursday morning.

Kemp started his singing career as a teenager in the Bahamas before moving to New York in 1979. Kemp’s hits included “Just Another Lover” and “Dancin’ with Myself” from his Secrets of Flyingalbum. Kemp also appeared on Keith Sweat’s DVD Sweat Hotel Live.

Kemp is survived by a wife and two sons.

RIP in Peace Johnny

Pop the hood on JK’s classic song

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