05.01.17Kenya Return to the Stage with ATL Groove Factory
After a six month break due to the birth of her first child, Kenya returned to the stage with the ATL Groove Factory band. Kenya has served as lead singer in AGF for six years.
01.01.16Performance at Marriott Marquis - Downtown Atlanta
Kenya is set to perform at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on Saturday, December 12, 2015.
10.31.15Kenya Set to Perform on Kiawah Island on Halloween!
Kenya will perform as a lead singer with the ATL Groove Factory band on Kiawah Island, SC at a golf resort. She will perform pop, Motown and top 40 hits.
10.29.15Kenya King to Emcee Benefit Concert on November 8
Atlanta, GA – The Courtesy Foundation announces an Atlanta benefit concert entitled The Homecoming featuring classically-trained vocalist, poet, actress and humanitarian Abiodun Koya on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center, 900 West End Ave. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. The silent auction begins at 4 p.m. followed by a stellar benefit concert at 5 p.m. Our very own Kenya King will serve as host for the event.
The concert will be an evening of African songs, spirituals and classical favorites including guest performances by classical soprano Abiodun Koya, Atlanta Chamber Choral Ensemble, Liberian R&B artist Perry Zulu, classical pianist Clarice Paulk, Friendship Baptist Church Chancel Choir, and South African World Dance Group Soweto Street. Dr. Sharon J Willis of the Americolor Opera Alliance of Atlanta is the event’s musical director..
The event’s Honorary Chairpersons include Ambassador Andrew and Carolyn Young – The Andrew Young Foundation, Xernona Clayton – CEO, Trumpet Awards, Councilman Kwanza Hall – District 2-Atlanta, Melissa Tanner – First Lady, Riverstone Church of Kennesaw, His Excellency Ambassador Geoffrey Teneilabe – Consul General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Atlanta, Harry Johnson – President The Martin Luther King National Memorial Foundation and Rev. CT. Vivian, Civil Rights Movement leader.
Sponsors include The Courtesy Foundation, The Black Rose Foundation For Children, Inc., Embassy of Nigeria, Washington, D.C., and DreamsKept Media.
Proceeds will go to The Courtesy Foundation’s Scholarship Education Fund for girls orphaned in Nigeria. Tickets are $35 in advance ($40 at door) and can be purchased online at: www.TheHomecomingBenefitConcert.eventbrite.com.
10.27.15Watch Clip of Kenya's One-Woman Show Tribute!
From Harlem's Cotton Club to Hollywood's silver
screen, Kenya King’s tribute captures the essence of
Lena's path from trial to triumph. Kenya’s dramatic
tribute chronicles the life of this consummate
entertainer while sharing some of her most famous
Some of the hits include: Stormy Weather, Night
and Day, It's Alright with Me, As Long as I Live,
Someone to Watch Over Me, and Love Me or Leave Me.
Kenya reveals how Lena weathered the storm when
Lena was a forerunner for Civil Rights and helped lead
the historic March on Washington.
Educational and entertaining, this tribute uses equal
parts of narrative and song while relating the facts of
Lena Horne's remarkable life to moments in history.