Kelvin Johnson, better known by his stage name K'Jon, is an R&B singer whose 2009 solo debut album, I Get Around, reached number one on the R&B charts.[1] The lead single from the album, "On the Ocean", hit number one on the Urban AC Radio charts [2] and number 12 on Billboard's R&B charts.[3] His second album Moving On was released in 2012.

K'Jon
Birth nameKelvin Johnson
OriginDetroit, Michigan
GenresContemporary R&B, pop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2002–present
LabelsUniversal Republic
Associated actsKem

DiscographyEdit

Studio AlbumsEdit

Year Title Chart positions
Certifications
US U.S.
R&B
U.S.
TM
2009 I Get Around 87 116
2012 Moving On - 39[4] -

SinglesEdit

Year Title Chart positions
Album
US U.S.
R&B
U.S.
UAC
2009 On the Ocean 96[5] 12 1 I Get Around
This Time - 68[6] -
2011 Will You Be There - 80[7] - Moving On

K'Jon & Seven the General

K'Jon and Seven the General first worked together on the Universal Music Group No. 1 Billboard album "I Get Around" composing the song "On Everything".[8] Soon, after the success of the collaboration the two would co-write and craft a mixtape together entitled "the Detroit Connect"[9] for the 2010 All Star game in Dallas mainly produced by Nick Speed and featuring "I Get it In". The song also appears on Seven the General's "the Sanctum Sanctorum" album and went on to win "What's Next on the Menu" on clear channel's FM 98 WJLB.[10]

Released by Shanichie/Koch the "Moving On" LP features the two again for "On Everything pt.2"[11] & "I Get it in" the Rock Version ft. Seven the General and the Takeover band.

Set in 1938 and directed by Darren Brown, K'Jon & Seven the General star in "Dancing Shoes"[12] a fictional film about conflict between "Chicago Steppers & Detroit Ballroomers" and In 2011 K'Jon's Up & Up records hired Seven the General[13] as an Executive Producer & Consultant to the labels Rap-Hip Hop division where Seven has co-wrote and composed for the K'jon featured group "Bloc Boiz" K'Jon 's "MAN" album also features "Seven the General" on the song "Caught Up" released on Up & Up Records.[14]

Collaborations:

  • K'Jon – "On Everything" featuring Seven the General (I Get Around 2009 Universal)
  • Seven the General – featuring "I Get it In" produced by Nick Speed (the Sanctum Sanctorum 2010)
  • K'Jon – "I'm the Boss" featuring Seven the General & Lady Tee (K'Jon presents Nick Speed and the Detroit Connect 2010 Up & Up)
  • K'Jon – "The Re-Takeover" – featuring Seven the General & X.L. (K'Jon presents Nick Speed and the Detroit Connect 2010 Up & Up)
  • K'Jon – "I'm Sorry ft. L Renee & Seven the General (K'Jon presents Nick Speed and the Detroit Connect 2010 Up & Up)
  • Seven the General – "I Got Bread" featuring K'Jon & Bloc Boiz (Stars & Stripes the Elian Gonzolez story 2011)
  • K'Jon – "On Everything pt. 2" – featuring Seven the General (Moving On 2012 Shanichie)
  • K'jon – "Caught Up" featuring Seven the General (Man 2013 Up & Up)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.billboard.com/#/album/k-jon/i-get-around/1268582
  2. ^ http://skopemag.com/2009/08/17/kjon-charts-in-top-15-on-billboard-album-charts
  3. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/r-b-hip-hop-songs#/artist/k-jon/798212
  4. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/r-b-hip-hop-songs#/album/k-jon/moving-on/1611315
  5. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/r-b-hip-hop-songs#/song/k-jon/on-the-ocean/14457285
  6. ^ http://www.billboard.com/song/k-jon/moving-on-intro/28614129#/song/k-jon/this-time/13966454
  7. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/r-b-hip-hop-songs#/song/k-jon/will-you-be-there/28614119
  8. ^ http://www.billboard.com/song/kjon/1511674/on-everything
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 26, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ http://www.fm98wjlb.com/articles/whats-next-on-the-menu-393462/n-a-7019310/
  11. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/moving-on-mw0002326786/credits
  12. ^ http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/detroit/index.ssf/2010/07/kjon_stars_as_a_1938_detroit_n.html
  13. ^ http://ramtalentgroup.com/talent/kjon/
  14. ^ http://www.reinchild.com/2014/06/09/kjon-launches-new-album-man-and-pending-tour-stateside/