Legendary DJ Kenny Parker began deejaying for the legendary BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS in 1989, during the "GHETTO MUSIC" tour, after receiving bachelors of art degree in Psychology from St. Peter's University. Kenny is the younger brother of BDP leader & founder KRS-ONE. Kenny has toured all over the U.S., Europe, and Asia & Canada as the DJ for KRS-ONE. Kenny was the DJ for KRS-ONE in 1994 when KRS won the 1st ever SOURCE AWARD for "Best Live Performance" Kenny has spun in many legendary venues such as, Madison Square Garden (NY), Yankee Stadium(NY), Oakland Stadium, Nassau Coliseum(NY), the Staples Center (LA), Brixton Academy (LONDON), Foxboro Stadium (BOS), Central Park summer Stage (NY) & The Apollo (NY).
Kenny has spun in many legendary clubs during his 25 year career as a professional DJ, such as, The Fridge (London), The Tunnel (NY), The Palladium (NY, LA), S.O.B.'s (NY), CBGB'S (NY), The House of Blues (LA, NO) and almost a thousand other clubs and universities. Kenny is the official New Year's Eve DJ for Mr. Chow's Restaurant (Tribeca) in NYC.
Kenny has deejayed on many national and international television shows, such as, The Arsenio Hall Show, Soul Train, B.E.T. Rap City, VH1 Earth Day concert, 'YO' MTV Raps, B.E.T. Video Soul, B.E.T. 106 & Park, Video Music Box, MTV Free Tibet concert, as well as Japanese and German television.
Kenny appeared on the very first episode of MTV's "THE REAL WORLD", in which he deejayed and produced 2 songs. Kenny is the first DJ to ever appear on a reality show(1992). Kenny has appeared in over 20 music videos. Kenny has spun on HOT 97 radio in New York with Funkmaster Flex. Kenny has also spun on POWER 106 in Los Angeles, East Village Radio in NYC and SPITKICKER RADIO on Xm satellite. Kenny deejayed all but one of the songs on the very first live hip-hop album in music history……."BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS, HARDCORE WORLDWIDE LIVE".
Kenny has deejayed over 2,000 club dates in the NYC area alone including Cipriani Wall Street, Mr. Chow Tribeca, Chelsea Piers and Gotham Hall
Kenny Parker is also an accomplished Hip-Hop producer. Kenny has produced numerous songs for KRS-ONE & Boogie Down Productions, as well as M.O.P., Freddie Foxx, Funkmaster Flex, Yvette Michele, PMD, The lady of Rage, Heather B., Mad Lion, Caron Wheeler, Hakim (Channel Live) and many others. Kenny has released 4 breakbeat albums, produced music for 4 television commercials for NIKE. Kenny is featured in the book, "SP 1200, The Art & Science", for his pioneering uses of the legendary SP 1200 drum machine.
Kenny has authored an autobiography entitled “My Brother’s Name Is Kenny” which was released in June of 2022. The book reached #1 on the “Amazon Rap Best Sellers List”
Kenny continues to deejay weekly in New York City and Brooklyn.