Who is Kecalf Cunningham? Inside the Life of Aretha Franklin’s Son

The youngest son of Aretha Franklin, Kecalf Cunningham is a rapper by profession. He is one of the four children of the late singer, pianist, and songwriter Aretha Louise Franklin. 

Kecalf is a prominent figure in the hip-hop industry and has been able to win the hearts of his fan. The Christian rapper has performed with his mother, Aretha Franklin in 2017.

Kecalf Cunningham is the Son of Aretha Franklin

Born on March 28, 1970, Kecalf Cunningham was born in the United States. His father was Ken Cunningham, a plan manager and his mother is Aretha Louise Franklin. His parents dated from 1968 to 1976.

Although they had a long-term relationship they never married. Their relationship ended in 1984. After their separation Kecalf mother was in a relationship with another man has three other children. His three half-siblings name are Edward Franklin, Clarence Franklin, and Ted White Jr. 

Kecalf is a Famous Christian rapper

Starting his early career as a Christian rapper, Kecalf followed the path of his mother in the music industry. He along with his mother has appeared in various performances on stage. In the City Music Hall concert, he gave his performance along with his mother. Later on, they showcase their talent on Aretha Franklin Way.

Kecaldf raps contain the stories and gospels from the bible with old-school videos, whereas his videos are complemented by a piano.

Kecalf with  his children
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Kecalf is Married to Kafi Franklin

The married man is in a loving relationship with his wife, Kafi Franklin. The couple was in a long-term relationship before being married. Together the couple has six children of their own, five are daughters and one is the son. Two of their child careers are influenced by Kecalf as they have followed in his footsteps. His daughter, Victoria Franklin is also a singer-songwriter and his son Jordan Franklin is a music producer. The name of the youngest child is Gracie Franklin.

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Kecalf was Once Imprisoned

The prominent rapper despite his successful career has served jail time. The incident took place in 2018, two months after his mother’s died. Due to his irresponsible driving under the influence, he was pulled over by Michigan law enforcement who found him in an intoxicated condition.  He served imprisonment of 93 days and was released on February 26, 2019.

Keclaf other siblings are also in music industry

Aspired by their mother’s successful career, her children pursued music as their career. Kecalf was one of them as he was a hip-hopper and a rapper. Another son Teddy was a guitarist and her other children Edward and Clarence have appeared in a family album.

Kecalf Cunningham Net Worth

The famous hip-hop artist and Christian rapper, has made enough income from his career. However, he hasn’t disclosed his net worth yet. Despite his own successful career he also inherited money after his mother’s demise. At the time of death, Aretha had an estimated net worth of $80 million.

Body Measurements

The handsome, rapper has a tall and attractive body. His black eyes and black hair compliments his looks even more. With a height of 5 feet and 11 inches and a bodyweight of 58 kg, he charms his fans.

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