Jonathan "Johnny" Kemp (2 August 1959 – 16 April 2015) was a Bahamian singer-songwriter and record producer. He began singing at nightclubs in the Bahamas at 13. In 1979, he moved to New York City, New York in the United States and later signed with Columbia Records. His best known song is "Just Got Paid", which he got a Grammy Award nomination.
Kemp was born in Nassau. He was married and had two sons.
Kemp was found dead on 16 April 2015 on a beach in Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica. He was 55 and is believed to have fallen, hit his head on some rocks and drowned.
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- ↑ "Johnny Kemp dies in Jamaica". Jamaica Observer. 17 April 2015. Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2015.