Kennedy (musician)

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Origin Thousand Oaks, California
Genres Disco, Nu-Disco, Electronic Dance Music, Alternative Rock
Years active 2000–present
Labels Barsuk Records,
Magic Bullet Media,
Sea Level Records,
Warner Bros. Records,
Cordless Recordings
Associated acts Silversun Pickups

Jack Kennedy, better known as simply Kennedy, is a musician from Thousand Oaks, California who currently writes music that fuses disco and modern day electronic dance music.[citation needed]

Kennedy's songs in pop culture[edit]

Kennedy's song "Karate" was featured in the viral commercial Dollar Shave Club in the dance sequence at the commercial's end where the owner and founder, Mike, dances with Alejandra, his key employee. Kennedy's music has been featured in a number of films. His song "Mama Made Me A Pimp" was featured in the Jonah Hill/ Russel Brand film Get Him to the Greek. Several songs ("White Chocolate", "I Love Me", "Wake Up", and "Turkey Pot Pie") appeared in the 2005 film National Lampoon's Adam & Eve. "Let's Get Def" was featured in the 2006 comedy film American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile. The song "Karate" appeared in the 2006 film The Namesake, as well as the 2008 film Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist.

Kennedy produced the song "10,000 Emerald Pools" by BØRNS. The song's title is named after the street in Las Vegas where Kennedy's mother lives.

Kennedy has also worked with Greg Alexander from the New Radicals.


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