Rapper & Super Producer Kwamé is coming to AfroComicCon
AfroComicCon has announced recording artist Kwamé will be among its Special Guests for their virtual convention! The talented rapper and super-producer, will be one of the guest DJs for the event!
Kwamé first emerged on the music scene in 1989 at the age of 16 with one of Hip Hop’s classic albums, The Boy Genius and along with timeless songs such as the Rhythm and Ownlee Eue, selling over 2 million records as an artist. Kwamé is also a fashion trendsetter sparking the Polka Dot craze. Born in Queens, New York, Kwamé was surrounded by musical influences as a child, including family friends such as Stevie Wonder and Lionel Hampton. He received a drum set from Lionel Hampton and a harmonica from Stevie Wonder.
Now as a producer, Kwamé has produced many multi-platinum albums garnering over 30 million sales and has #1 singles such as On Fire by G Unit’s Lloyd Banks and Will Smith’s Switch. Kwamé is busier than ever with his K1 studios and has been highly sought after from every corner of the industry. He has produced tracks for Mary J Blige, Christina Aguilera, The Pussycat Dolls, Method Man, JoJo, Talib Kweli, Yung Joc, Mya, Fantasia, Tweet, Missy, 50 Cent, Keyshia Cole, and many others.
Kwamé is involved with film scores as well, scoring for the films Step Up and Step Up 2, Fantastic 4, Stomp the Yard, Scream 4, and The Comebacks. He was also the music producer/supervisor/composer for the lifetime film, Seasons of Love.
In 2015, Kwamé officially relaunched his indie label Make Noise/Caroline/Capitol Records. The flagship artist is R&B singer/songwriter, Vivian Green.
AfroComicCon‘s 1st virtual convention will be held on October 24, 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual event started in 2017 by the Oakland Technology & Education Center (OTEC), will be held virtually and free through a portal on the organization’s website. Sponsored by the NNPA, the Oakland A’s, and Pixar Entertainment, AfroComicCon promises to be a day full of exciting panels, screenings, entertainment, gaming, cosplay and special guests. The 12-hour event is currently slated to be live-streamed across multiple platforms including YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook. You can register now.