Johnny Kemp, known for 'Just Got Paid,' dies at 55

Musician Johnny Kemp, singer of the hit, "Just Got Paid", died April 16th. He was 55.

The details around his death are not clear at this time. claims that Kemp was supposed to be on Tom Joyner’s annual cruise but a statement from Reach Media, Inc. indicates Kemp was not aboard the ship at the time of his death.

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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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