1. Kendi is a new side project by Finnish dance music veteran JS16 (Jaakko Salovaara) and rapper Yavis. Kendi released their first single, called Connected, in mid 2008. 2. Kendi is a Turkish pop singer. 1.The male vocalist in Kendi's songs is Vince Jackson alias Patric Sarin. He was also one of the jury in fourth season of Finnish television show "Idols" which is based on the British Pop Idol format.