Soul singer Issac Hayes father of baby boy - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Soul singer Issac Hayes father of baby boy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Soul singer Isaac Hayes and his wife are the parents of a baby boy.

Nana Kwadjo Hayes was born April 10th, weighing 8 pounds, 5 ounces.

The birth was announced today.

Kwadjo is Hayes' fourth son, the first with current wife Adjowa.

The 63-year-old Hayes is best known for his 1971 hit "Theme From Shaft," from the Richard Roundtree film "Shaft." The soundtrack won the Oscar for best musical score.

More recently, he was the voice of the character Chef on the T-V show "South Park," until he quit the role in a disagreement over the show's treatment of his faith, Scientology.

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