"Just Got Paid" Singer Johnny Kemp Dead at 55

April 18, 2015 3:16 AM

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"Just Got Paid" Singer Johnny Kemp Dead at 55

The Bahamian-born R&B singer, whose 1988 tune "Just Got Paid" went to No. 1 and was later covered by 'N Sync, was found dead in Jamaica on Thursday morning, his body floating off a beach in Montego Bay, Jamaican police told reporters. Cause of death has not yet been determined; he was 55.

Authorities said that he arrived in Jamaica on a cruise ship. He had been scheduled to perform on a voyage associated with the Tom Joyner Morning Show; and a rep for cruise organizer Reach Media told The Root today that the death did not occur onboard. "We have received confirmation that Johnny Kemp...

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