Soul Train Awards 2023: 6 Ways Host Keke Palmer Has Kept Booked and Busy

The multi-hyphenated star recently hosted this year’s celebration of R&B and soul.

Emmy Award-winning actress, musical artist, producer, and entrepreneur Keke Palmer took the helm as the host for the "Soul Train Awards" 2023, delivering an unforgettable evening celebrating R&B and soul music.

The industry veteran earned the nickname Keke “Keep a Bag” Palmer thanks to her relentless work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit. Not only is she a powerhouse entertainer, but Keke has also ventured into various business endeavors, demonstrating her knack for continuously securing opportunities.

 Keke brought an unforgettable vibe to the show, making it an absolute must-watch affair for music lovers everywhere. Don't miss the chance to witness the biggest celebration of the genre when come back around next year. In the meantime, check out the way our host has kept booked and busy.

  • Acting

    Palmer is known for her versatile acting skills, having appeared in numerous movies and TV shows throughout her career, including “Akeelah and the Bee,” “Hustlers,” ”Nope,” and “Scream Queens.” She landed her first big role playing Queen Latifah’s niece in Barbershop 2: Back in Business in 2004. 

  • Singer/Songwriter

    Palmer is not only an actress but also a talented singer. In 2005, she inked a deal with Atlantic Records and released her debut album, “So Uncool,” two years later. Over the years, the entertainer has released two studio projects, three mixtapes, and over a dozen more singles. 

  • Author

    In 2017, the multi-hyphenated star released her autobiography “I Don't Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice,” sharing her personal experiences and offering guidance on empowerment and self-discovery.

  • Fashion Designer

    In 2009, Nickelodeon and Walmart partnered for a fashion line, Mad Style by True Jackson, inspired by the hit show “True Jackson, VP” starring Palmer. The series ran for three seasons, from 2008 to 2011.

  • Businesswoman

    The entertainer has also ventured into entrepreneurship with initiatives like her acting academy and production company, Big Boss Entertainment. These endeavors reflect her commitment to mentoring young talent and creating diverse content.

  • Host/Podcaster

    Palmer has appeared in various and hosted her podcast, “Baby, This is Keke Palmer,” covering topics ranging from pop culture to social issues, showcasing her versatility as a conversationalist and commentator.

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