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New UK Review of Sun Money

TONDRAE KEMP: Sun Money (Kwality Records) Tondrae Kemp began singing in church at the age of 10 in his native Baton Rouge. Then, inspired by hip-hop pioneers like Rakim and Public Enemy, he embarked on a career as a rapper. However, he soon realised that hip-hop had limitations and with real songs he could express so much more so he joined an acapella group called All 4 Love where he learned to expand upon his vocals – citing his influences as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Donny Hathaway and Bob Marley. Simultaneously he began working on his own songs – a craft he polished at the University Of New Orleans and he soon became an in-demand feature of the Crescent City's music scene. Trips to Europe saw him recording with like minded musicians but on his return to the States in 2012 he released his first full solo LP – 'Sun Money', which is being re-promoted on the back of some high profile Big Apple Kemp performances and upbeat, underground critic…

Thu 1/30 - Tondrae Kemp & Kate Faust at Nublu

TONDRAE KEMP in Concert with live band
feat. opening set by Kate Faust
Where: Nublu
62 Ave C.
Between 4th and 5th Streets
New York, NY, 10009
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time: 9pm
Tickets: $10 online / at door

Buy Tickets: http://ticketf.ly/KPbt2n
Rsvp on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1m6tes8