Born Emmanuel Kofi Botwe at Agona Swedru, in the Central Region of Ghana, KWAW KESE was inspired
by his poor family life and these have always reflected in His songs. Kwaw Kese started writing songs
and performing at age 14. In 1998 after Kwaw Kese has completed senior high school, He got a job as a
meter reader for the Electricity Company of Ghana. With low level of interest for the job, He intended to
take music serious and more personal. Kwaw worked with E.C.G for three years.
He then left to the city, Accra, to seek for his dream. In 2004, He met the dream producer, Hammer of
the Last 2, and was welcomed into the last 2 label. Later 2004, Kwaw had his first single “Eye Nonsense”
on a compilation Album “The Execution Dairy”, and it was an instant hit. In 2005, Kwaw released his
second single “Matsewo Kwakwa” on another compilation Album “Sounds Of Our Time” and it was a hit.
He then founded His own Indie Record Label, MAD-TIME ENTERTAINMENTS, LATER IN 2005.
Kwaw Kese released His first Solo Album “Na Ya Tal” with the popular slogan ‘AboDAmmm’ which is
a Streets slogan in Ghana. This Album was nominated for Discovery Of The Year, and Popular Song
in 2007 Music Awards. In 2008, Kwaw released his second Album “AboDAm 07″on the MAD-TIME
ENTERTAINMENT label, which had seven nominations in the Ghana Music Awards. Kwaw Kese won
four Awards, Won the Record Label Award for ‘MAD-TIME ENTERTAINMENTS’, and best video for the
song “Wose Mbaa Pew”.
Kwaw Kese likes to do Charity, and has done a lot of that in Ghana. Has also Adopted a Ward at the
Panthang Mental Home in Accra, now the KWAW KESE WARD!!! Kwaw released His third Album “Give
Way” which was nominated for MTV MAMA Awards in 2009. And has recorded songs with Wyclef Jean,
2Face Idibia, Professor J of Tanzania, and a whole lot of top Ghanaian superstars.
He is also been interviewed on BET International. He is also 5 time Ghana Music Awards winner, Kwaw
Kese is the king of the streetz and the icon for Rap/Hiplife/HipHop music in his WORLD!!!