Introducing one of the hottest new artists to hit the scene this year!
Kendrick Jackson is a multi talented singer, songwriter, producer and also a very fine actor. You actually would be hard pressed to call this veteran of the industry a new comer. Kendrick was born in Memphis, Tennessee, a city with a rich musical history that helped cultivate his amazing gifts. He grew up singing in the church and at an early age realized that something different happened to people when he began to sing. Blessed with many talents, Kendrick quickly excelled at sports and academics, but he knew that his first love was being on stage. He received his first acting job with a local drama group in Memphis called Creative Life Inc. and was the youngest member of an all adult cast. He was only 15 at the time and discovered his second love! Soon after he decided that this was the business for him. After finishing school, Kendrick pursued his singing career by landing a job as a background singer for the legendary Memphis based group, The Barkays. After a year, he began receiving other offers to backup other national artists… Read more
Unsatisfied with being in the background, he began to make his move in the industry from writing and producing other artists to starting his own management & entertainment company. Unwilling to accept the status quo that major record labels offered, he was determined to learn the entertainment industry from the “back door” to the “front office.” This gave Kendrick invaluable experience which enabled him to become an extremely shrewd business man and made him particularly adept at handling practical matters. This also made him a very hot commodity amongst his peers. With his experience and gift of gab, Kendrick wasable to maneuver his way through closed doors with the savvy and skill of a true veteran. After working for years at helping others obtain their goals, Kendrick decided the time was right for him to pursue his dreams.
He has appeared in numerous stage plays, most recently the hit stage play Gossip, Lies, and Secrets with an all star cast that featured Malik Yoba, Lisa Raye, Clifton Powell, Kenya Moore, Christopher Williams, Blue Cantrell and Robin Givens. He also was featured in the hit play “Where I Find My People” that starred Sherman Hemsley, Melba Moore, Kelly Price, Monifa, and Dave Hollister.
With his silky smooth vocals and his desire to reach the top, this young man is destined for greatness and is sure to become acaptivating force for many years to come.
Biography courtesy of Kendrick Jacksoon.
01 – Kendrick Jackson – Stay Awhile (Intro) (Stay Awhile, 2008)
02 – Kendrick Jackson – Let Me Be (Stay Awhile, 2008)
03 – Kendrick Jackson – Perfect 10 (Stay Awhile, 2008)
04 – Kendrick Jackson – Quiet Place (Stay Awhile, 2008)
Background music during the interview:
Kendrick Jackson – Stranger, Sam & Dave – Soul Sister, Brown Sugar, Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You, Bar-Kays – Coldblooded, Kendrick Jackson – Wut Did I Do, Kendrick Jackson – Balla, Kendrick Jackson – Hunger, Kendrick Jackson – Ohh Ahh, Kendrick Jackson – Another Day