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Birth name  Kevin Marques Moo
Name  Daddy Kev
Genres  Hip hop, electronic
Role  Record producer
Music group  Reefer
Years active  1998–present

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Origin  Los Angeles, California
Instruments  Sampler, turntable, keyboard, drum machine
Albums  Souldoubt, Slanguage, Number 3 on the Phone, Classick Instrumentals Vol. 1, Killafornia - EP, Lost Angels
Record labels  Alpha Pup Records, Mush Records, Celestial Recordings
Similar People  Awol One, Nocando, Nobody, The Gaslamp, Daedelus

Occupation(s)  Producer, engineer, DJ

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Kevin Marques Moo (born 1974), better known by his stage name Daddy Kev, is a Grammy-nominated mixer, mastering engineer and producer from Los Angeles, California. He is the owner of Alpha Pup Records and founder of Low End Theory. He has produced tracks for rappers such as Awol One, Busdriver, Sage Francis, and Subtitle. He is one half of the duo Reefer along with Nicholas Thorburn of Islands.


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Pitchfork Media describes him as "one of the Los Angeles underground's most visionary producers... His style exemplifies the steady bleeding of hip-hop culture into the more highbrow aspects of art."

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Daddy Kev released the solo EP, Lost Angels, on Celestial Recordings in 2001. It features guest appearances from the rappers Myka 9, P.E.A.C.E., Busdriver, Awol One, and Circus. He also released Souldoubt, a collaborative album with Awol One, on Meanstreet Records in the same year.

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Another collaborative album with Awol One, Slanguage, was released on Mush Records in 2003. 2004 brought Busdriver's Cosmic Cleavage, which was produced entirely by Daddy Kev and released on Big Dada.

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He released Reefer, a collaborative album with Nicholas Thorburn as Reefer, in 2008.

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Alpha Pup Records also distributes Flying Lotus' label Brainfeeder.

Daddy Kev received a Grammy Award nomination at the 58th ceremony held on February 15, 2016 for mixing the Flying Lotus song "Never Catch Me" featuring Kendrick Lamar.


  • Souldoubt (2001) (with Awol One)
  • Number 3 on the Phone (2002) (with Awol One)
  • Slanguage (2003) (with Awol One)
  • Reefer (2008) (with Nicholas Thorburn, as Reefer)
  • EPs

  • Lost Angels (2001)
  • Sound Advice (2003) (with The Grouch and D-Styles)
  • Killafornia (2005) (with Awol One)
  • Singles

  • "Rhythm" (2001) (with Awol One)
  • Productions

  • Alien Nation – "Unicorn" (1999)
  • Sole – "Famous Last Words" from Bottle of Humans (2000)
  • Naptron – "Marvin Meets Seymour Frye Pt. I" (2000)
  • Myka 9 – "First Things Last" from Tags of the Times 3 (2001)
  • Abstract Rude – "Frisbee" from P.A.I.N.T. (2001)
  • Busdriver – "Mindcrossings", "Suing Sony", and "Single Cell Ego" from Temporary Forever (2002)
  • Existereo – "Four Way Window Pain" from Dirty Deeds & Dead Flowers (2003)
  • Abstract Rude & Tribe Unique – "Flow and Tell" from Showtyme (2003)
  • Neila – "Vertical Trees with Eternal Leaves" from Vertical Trees with Eternal Leaves (2003)
  • Busdriver and Radioinactive – "Winthorp & Winthorp" (2003)
  • Existereo – "Same Breath" from Crush Groove (2004)
  • Shape Shifters – "Rockin' These Mics", "Kreye Inn", and "Futuristic" from Was Here (2004)
  • Busdriver – Cosmic Cleavage (2004)
  • Sage Francis – "Dance Monkey" from A Healthy Distrust (2005)
  • Awol One – "Everything's Perfect" from The War of Art (2006)
  • Subtitle – "Restructure/Reroute" from Terrain to Roam (2006)
  • Acid Reign – "Too Kool for Skool" and "Here Comes Trouble" from Time & Change (2008)
  • The Grouch – "Shero" from Show You the World (2008)
  • References

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