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Kenna

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Birthday
30, 1978
Birthplace
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

About

Ethiopian-American musician nominated at the 2009 Grammy Awards for his single "Say Goodbye to Love" in the category of Best Urban/Alternative Performance.

Before Fame

Born Kenna Zemedkun, he was inspired to teach himself to play the piano upon listening to U2's Joshua Tree.

Trivia

He founded and produced the Summit on the Summit clean water initiative. He and Justin Timberlake partnered up to re-launch MySpace and he also has a strategic development company called Translator.

Family Life

He was born the oldest son in an Ethiopian family. They immigrated to Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Associated With

He attended school with friends and collaborators Chad Hugo and Pharrell.