Kevin Lemons Wiki, Biography
Well-known gospel singer Kevin Lemons recently passed away at the age of 44. Kevin’s family confirmed the news in an Instagram post with an image showing Lemons at different stages of his life.
The caption read:
“It is with great sadness that we announce the transition of our Founder, Kevin Lemons. Please keep his wife Tiunna, Family and Higher Calling up in prayer as we all process this sudden loss. Thank you all for the outpouring of love already shown. We are so very thankful and thankful for each of you!”
His cause of death has yet to be revealed, but according to 24update.net, he reportedly had a heart attack which led to his demise.
Internet users pay tribute to the singer on Twitter
Lemons gained recognition for his impeccable work as a singer over the years. Twitter was flooded with tributes when people learned of his passing.
Kevin Lemons was a member of Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling
Born on September 12, 1978, Kevin spent most of his childhood in Atlanta, Georgia. His grandmother Annie Ruth Lemons established the Atlanta Masonic Choir, which was later led by Kevin’s father, Wilbert Lemons.
In 1996, a music ministry called Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling was formed at a meeting organized by his father, which Kevin attended along with some young singers. The ministry slowly began to evolve and with Kevin as leader, they spread the message of love, unity and spiritual development among the people. They gained recognition for their albums: Destined for Greatness and The Declaration and also managed to reach the top of the Billboard charts.
Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling currently has 70 members and all of them are popular for their voices and performances. The ministry is signed to Hez House Entertainment and rose to fame following the release of their 2021 album 3rd Round, which also featured the single For Your Good. The singers in this ministry are mostly from Atlanta, Alabama, California, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C. and New Orleans.
Kevin’s work in choral music has always been praised by the public. He often organized workshops at different educational institutions around the world. His work was loved by popular faces in the music industry, who also collaborated with him. He has performed on stage with stars like Bebe Winans, Donald Lawrence, Tamela Mann, Erica Campbell, Kirk Franklin and more.
Lemons worked on the 2018 Netflix drama Come Sunday as a vocal director. Directed by Joshua Marston, the film was released on April 13, 2018, and featured Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jason Segel, Condola Rashad, Lakeith Stanfield, Stacey Sergeant, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Danny Glover, and Martin Sheen in the lead roles.
According to Atlanta News First, Kevin’s labelmate Bishop Hezekiah Walker called the late singer a “beautiful human being” when he said:
“His love for God spiced everything he did, and his palpable love for people was an extension of that. Kevin Lemons was just a beautiful human being and he will be sorely missed.”
Kevin is survived by his wife Tiunna. His record label, HezHouse Entertainment, stated that detailed information about his memorial will be revealed soon.