Kemp Parchment, Radio Personality/ Host – #TKIF / President & CEO, Kempire Media Group, Inc.
Kemp Parchment is not only the voice of KEMPIRE RADIO’s #TKIF, Thank KEMP It’s Friday on Friday nights. He is also the President & CEO of Kempire Media Group, Inc., the parent company of KEMPIRE RADIO.
Before his days of chatting it up with some of your favorite celebrities, Kemp was a singer/songwriter; performing at legendary clubs such as CBGBs and The Cutting Room. After many years of performing around NYC, writing songs and a few failed attempts at a record deal, Kemp set his sights on a secret desire: RADIO!
In January of 2010, KEMPIRE RADIO was born and the vision was to create a platform that celebrated real singers, real passion and real talk. The show would feature both noted and up and coming artists.
KEMPIRE RADIO has also welcomed some of the best in entertainment, including: Oprah Winfrey, Brandy, Melanie Fiona, Jojo, Tamia, Musiq Soulchild, Rodney Jerkins, Yolanda Adams, Claude Kelly, Marsha Ambrosius, Wynter Gordon, Tricky Stewart, K. Michelle, Jacob Latimore, Dondria, Lil Mo, Donell Jones and many others.
Although KEMPIRE RADIO is an online radio show based in NYC, we have loyal listeners throughout the United States including Houston, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, Phoenix, New Orleans, Baltimore, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Internationally, KEMPIRE RADIO can be heard in Ireland, England, Holland, Dubai, Barbados and many other countries.
KEMPIRE RADIO has been featured on That Grape Juice, Sister 2 Sister Magazine, Power105 FM, Wet Paint Entertainment, Necole Bitchie, Miss Jia, The Prophet Blog, True Exclusives, SingersRoom, The Urban Daily, The Skorpian Show, What’s The T, 3LWTV, Wikipedia, Tamia World, FUSE, Idolator, Radio Beta, Connectingthadotz, HipHopGlory.com, BlackWebEnt.com, Stan Drivel, opular Critic, GrapeVyn, This Is R&B, FreddyO, Your Music My World, You Know I Got Soul, Buzz In the City, Brave Magazine, Y2K Daily, nellesworld.net,Music Xclusives, I Am Boi Genius, iambrandonsmith.com, mbkentertainmentblog.com, Deidah Dereon Blog, World Star Hip Hop, Alees Perspective, gossiped.net and more.
In one year, KEMPIRE RADIO had over 30,000 listens on Blog Talk Radio and a listening audience that spanned all ages, races & regions. The New Era of KEMPIRE RADIO will welcome in a new look, new website, new guests and a new perspective, but still the home of real talk.
“My dream for KEMPIRE RADIO was to showcase some of my favorite artists and unsigned talent. Every day that dreams becomes more and more of a reality. In this New Era, I hope to turn everything up one million percent. I think we already have.” – Kemp
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