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Kwame, a talented artist, songwriter and producer, first emerged on the music scene at large 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 a artist. Kwame also a fashion trend setter sparking the Polka Dot crazed Born... See full bio »
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 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Seven (2009) ... (writer: "Switch" - uncredited)
 2008 Step Up 2: The Streets (performer: "Let's Go" - as Kwamé) / (writer: "Let's Go" - as Kwamé Holland)
 2007 The Comebacks (performer: "Back Move", "Hey Sweet Lady", "A Night in Jail So Hott", "K's #1" - as Kwamé) / (writer: "Back Move", "Hey Sweet Lady", "A Night in Jail So Hott", "K's #1" - as Kwamé B. Holland)
 2007 Stomp the Yard (writer: "Monsta" - as Kwame Holland)
 2007 Freedom Writers (as Kwame Holland, "Listen!!!")
 2006 Step Up (performer: "Tonight") / (producer: "'Bout It") / (writer: "Tonight", "'Bout It" - as Kwame Holland)
 2006 Scary Movie 4 (writer: "Let's Ride" - as Kwame Holland)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (writer: "On Fire", "Relax" - as Kwame B. Holland)
 2005 Coach Carter (as Kwame Holland, "All Night Long")
 2004 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Straight and True (2004) ... (writer: "On Fire" - uncredited)
 2002 Drumline (writer: "I'm Scared of You" - as Kwame Holland)
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 2014 Seasons of Love (TV Movie) (music producer - as Kwame) / (music supervisor - as Kwame)
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 2000 Dancing in September (as Kwame)
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 2006 Afrodite Superstar (Video) (special thanks)
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 2007 The (White) Rapper Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Himself (as Kwame)
 2006 3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors (TV Movie)
Himself (as Kwame)
 2005 Black in the 80s (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (as Kwame)
 2003 Hip Hop Babylon 2 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Kwame)
 1990 Soul Train (TV Series documentary)
- The Time/J.T. Taylor/Kwame (1990) ... Himself (as Kwame)
 1990 Rapmania: The Roots of Rap (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Kwame)

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Cousin of Vin Diesel and Paul Vincent.


Polka-dot clothing


The Boy Genius

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