R&B Johnny Kemp "Just Got Paid" was found floating at a beach in Montego Bay
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Reach 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.
We do not have any other details. We can confirm he was not on the ship for the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Cruise.”
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Kemp was Originally from the Bahamas, Kemp died while vacationing in Jamaica.
He was reportedly found floating on a beach in Montego Bay. It's unclear at this point what caused his death.
Kemp released his biggest hit in 1988 -- it reached #10 on the Billboard charts and #1 on the dance charts. It also got a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Song.
"Just Got Paid" was on Kemp's 1987 album Secrets of Flying, which also featured the top-5 hit "Dancin' With Myself."