Singer, songwriter, producer and new label owner, Kenny Bobien has been creating the music that represents an entire community of gospel and house for 25 years, having earned him the well deemed title “King of Gospel and Soulful House Music” in the industry and among his faithful fans. The strength that comes from within Kenny Bobien's distinct falsetto voice is the obvious driving force behind his success which was clear from his first hit “You Are My Friend” (1994 / Produced by BOP, Cover Records). The true strenght behind Kenny's success is something he realized early on in his career. Many people can create fun dance music but the real secret is creating dance music that can fuel a dance floor but also the spirits of the dancers long after they leave the clubs. Kenny has not only figured this out but he has mastered this art and shares it in all of his music, most evident in “Brighter Day” (Kenny Bobien and Big Moses / King Street), his greatest success to date.
Kenny Bobien has taken all of his experience as a successful background vocalist for some of R&B's undeniable legends like Teddy Pendergrass, Celine Dion, Taylor Dayne, Jennifer Holiday and Milira and have applied it to an amazing stage presence that is consistently in demand around the world. In his hometown of Newark, New Jersey, he was humbled to perform for thousands in attendence of the Lincoln Park Music Festival in 2009 and 2010. He was honored by Japan to perform live with a full orchestra in 2009 for Ageha World Museum, with Studio Apartment for over 12,000 adoring fans and in 2008 Detroit Music Hall showed their love with more than 3,000 fans singing “Father” and “I Shall Not Be Moved” on along with Kenny while he performed!
Kenny Bobien's voice is the purest form of house music and is synonymous with House/Club Music Anthems for the past 25 years by new and seasoned DJ's alike. Kenny's music is heard around the world through his performances and also thanks to the world renowned DJ/Producers like Louie Vega, Dennis Ferrer, DJ Spen, Kerri Chandler and Studio Apartment, that also recognize Kenny's talent for singing the music that touches the souls of all that hear it. With hit tracks like “Father”, “Grateful”, “About Love”and “Old Landmark”, it is no surprise that Kenny's education and love for his art has delivered him to his latest role as Creative Director in his own label Kenny Bobien Records.
Kenny Bobien has embarked upon 25 years into his career and yet his music is just as refreshing and full of hope as when he first entered into this industry. The best is yet to come as we shift in Kenny Bobien 2.0, with the digital mastering of his greatest works and new music to fuel the House music scene for another 25 years, Kenny's confidence and faith are stronger than ever. With new found excitement and joy for all that 2013 will bring, we invite everyone to share and enjoy the music of his soul, passion and his life's work.