|Birth name Kevin Marques Moo|
Name Daddy Kev
Genres Hip hop, electronic
Role Record producer
|Music group Reefer|
Years active 1998–present
|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.
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.
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.
He released Reefer, a collaborative album with Nicholas Thorburn as Reefer, in 2008.
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.