Kwes is a British record producer, songwriter and musician.
As a producer he has worked with Big Dada signed Dels on his 2011 debut album Gob and The xx earlier on in their career, producing an early version of their song "Insects". He has also co-produced a mixtape entitled Kwesachu Mixtape Vol.1, with Micachu (as "Kwesachu"), alongside MCs Dels & Ghostpoet, with appearances from London pop-bands, including Golden Silvers and The Invisible. Matthew Herbert touted him as a musician and producer to watch, admiring his "really unusual, experimental approach".
Kwes is also a solo artist. XL Recordings imprint Salvia released limited edition single "Hearts in Home/Tissues" on 16 February 2009. Kwes released his debut EP "No Need To Run" on Young Turks/XL on 28 June 2010. He is currently signed to Warp Records.
Kwes has also reworked several artists including Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewletts opera 'Monkey, Portico Quartet and Zero 7 amongst many others.
Kanye West and his tour DJ Mano sampled Kwes' song 'LGOYH' for Pusha T's track "Who I Am", which is to feature on Pusha T's debut album "My Name Is My Name".