Kenneth Edmonds

(Kenneth Brian Edmonds)

Kenneth Edmonds
Kenneth Edmonds
  • Born: April 10, 1959
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Record Executive, Film Producer









Kenneth Brian Edmonds, known professionally as Babyface, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. He has written and produced over 26 number-one R&B hits throughout his career, and has won 11 Grammy Awards. He was ranked number 20 on NME's 50 Of The Greatest Producers Ever list.

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But a lot of the old fans are listening to a lot of the younger music. So I gotta keep moving forward, and they'll move forward too. Music, Chants & Rapps
Commercial music, for the most part, is popular music and you always have to keep that in mind. Music, Chants & Rapps
I could easily not be the person that people know.
I don't go to that many Broadway shows, so I can't really say anything.
I don't necessarily want people to know all my intimate feelings about Tracey.
I enjoy music that is commercial. Music, Chants & Rapps
I still write the same way and have the same perspective.
I think that in order for music to be heard in a lot of different situations you have to always consider that. Music, Chants & Rapps
I think that whenever there's a good script we try to make that happen, but it's all based off of a good story, a good script, but I don't believe you should do it just because it's African-American.
I usually prepare a track and then I work with the artist when it's time to do the vocals. Time ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I would say that I've been lucky. Being blessed and not really ever giving up.
I'm continuing to produce and will start a new record soon, as well.
It might be a huge hit, it might not; but you learn something doing it.
It's about finding great artists and being part of their careers.
It's like spicy food - sometimes you have to tone it down so more people can enjoy it. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
The Internet is a whole new world opening up.
The most exciting thing for all of us is movies and movie stars. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
The reality is, some people don't want you to change or go anywhere different.
The whole process of this record was an education for me as a musician. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
There are people that bring artists to me to look at it and it's a question of whether I like their music and their look and if I think there's something they have that makes them different and commercial. Music, Chants & Rapps
There's artists that I'm working with on a new label of mine. Foxy Nova and Supa Nova.
Unfortunately, a lot of executives aren't like producers, and can't hear the diamond in the rough.
When I was in top 40 bands, I always had to learn new material and new styles.
You can find a diamond in the rough a lot of times.