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#MusicExchange: All-4-One lead singer Delious Kennedy

All-4-One is a Grammy Award-winning American male R&B and pop group best known for their hit singles I Swear and I Can Love You Like That.
All-4-One lead singer Delious Kennedy. | Source: Supplied.
All-4-One lead singer Delious Kennedy. | Source: Supplied.

The group is composed of Jamie Jones, Delious Kennedy, Alfred Nevarez and Tony Borowiak, all from the Antelope Valley and Mojave areas in California, United States of America. The group has sold 69 million records worldwide.

All-4-One’s contribution to soundtracks include The Hunchback of Notre Dame with the title song Someday and the Space Jam Soundtrack, a five-time platinum album with I Turn To You.

The California-based quartet continues to tour the world and record new music. I spoke to lead singer Delious Kennedy in an exclusive interview.

BizcommunityThe new decade means:

Hopefully going outside again.

BizcommunityFame is about:

Ego.

BizcommunityRetirement will happen:

When my knees stop working!

BizcommunityI don't do:

Sushi.

BizcommunityWhat does music mean to you?

Expression/life.

BizcommunityMy music is about:

Human connection.



BizcommunityI would love to co-write with:

Diane Warren.

BizcommunityWhere do you go for inspiration to create?

I go for a car ride by myself.

BizcommunityWhat is the most enjoyable aspect of your work?

The concert stage.

BizcommunityThe song you must do in every show?

LOL, I Swear.!

BizcommunityAny funny moments on stage?

Being pulled off stage by teenage girls. They’re strong!

BizcommunityMy heroes:

Mom and dad.

BizcommunityMy style icon:

Whoever buys for Zara Man.


BizcommunityWhich living person do you admire?

My dad.

BizcommunityWhat is your most treasured possession?

My memories.

BizcommunityIt’s your round, what are you drinking?

Shirley Temple.

BizcommunityDream gig to do:

Concert at the Hollywood Bowl.

BizcommunityWhat makes you stand out?

My humour.

BizcommunityNicknames:

Big D, Primetime and Speak N Spell.

BizcommunityIf you were not a musician, what would you do?

I have no idea.

BizcommunityWho would play you in a Hollywood blockbuster?

Someone good looking, I hope!

BizcommunityPick five words to describe yourself:

Funny, caring, silly, ambitious and nurturing.


BizcommunityWhat books are you reading?

None. I’ll wait for the movie, lol.

BizcommunityWhat song changed your life?

I Swear, I Can’t Make you Love Me.

BizcommunityWho do you love?

People.

BizcommunityWhat is your favorite word?

Whatchamacallit.

BizcommunityFavourite fashion garment:

An interesting shirt or sports coat.

BizcommunityGive us some real proper slang and what it means:

“Extra” - Meaning over the top. “You're acting real extra right now.”

BizcommunityTop of your bucket list:

Playing the Hollywood bowl.

BizcommunityYour greatest achievement:

My friends.

BizcommunityWhat do you complain about most often?

Donald Trump.

BizcommunityWhat is your fear?

Loneliness.



BizcommunityHappiness is...

An overrated mess. A temporary fix. It’s never what it seems.

BizcommunityOn stage, I tend to...

Give it my all.

BizcommunityThe best life lesson you have been taught?

“When people show you who they are, believe them… The first time” - Maya Angelou


BizcommunityDo you get worked up whilst watching a sports game on TV?

Yes, usually UFC matches or a track meet.

BizcommunityWhere would you like to be right now?

Right where I am, taking care of my dad.

BizcommunityDo you do charity work and if you do, what do you do?

I am an ambassador for Donate Life, which is getting the word out about people signing up to be organ donors to save lives.

BizcommunityWishes and dreams:

To keep wishing, dreaming and achieving.

Social media:


Delious Kennedy: Instagram | TikTok
All-4-One: Instagram

About Martin Myers

Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse

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