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Kennedy William Gordy born March 15,better known by his Territoires - Pyramides name Rockwellis an American former musician and singer-songwriter who was Rockwell - The Genie to the Motown label. He is best known for his hit single " Somebody's Watching Me ".
His father named him Kennedy William after John F. Kennedy and William "Smokey" Robinson. To avoid the appearance of nepotismhe secured his record deal without his father's knowledge. InRockwell had his biggest single, " Somebody's Watching Me ", with childhood friend Michael Jackson singing the chorus lyrics and Jermaine Jackson singing back-up. Follow-up singles underperformed, with "Obscene Phone Caller" being Rockwell's only other Top 40 single.
It reached 35 on the Billboard Hot Rockwell released two more albums R.E.M. - The Best Of R.E.M. ending his musical career with Motown. Rockwell was not the first member of the Gordy family to hit Billboard's Hot as a recording artist.
His uncle, Robert Gordyreached the longer reaches of the chart in with "Everyone Was There," recording under the name of Bob Kayli. Rockwell is the son of Berry Gordy. In JulyRockwell married Nicole Moore. In he filed for divorce. The couple have no children together. On November 29,Rockwell was arrested in Hollywood for allegedly beating a female associate with a chair at the Magic Castle Hotel after she approached him and demanded payment.
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