Khalid "Kay" Barnes is a vocalist and writer in the group King James III. Born and raised in Denver, Co, Kay was introduce to the street and gang life early. Loosing his father at a very important time in his life, he found studying, acting and music as a way of escape. After coming to grips with his higher calling and purpose, Kay came together with JG and kicked off what is now "King James III". With a willingness and heart for those with out, Kay expresses his story through his art, energy, and truth.