K.W.O.E. is a Level Next Music recording artist from Chicago’s West Side. His name, a powerful acronym, holds many meanings, including “Kareem Wells,” “of Excellence” as he strives for excellence in everything he does. K.W.O.E. also stands for pushing against the status quo, and challenging the limits of creativity by pushing the boundaries of hip-hop to the next level. K.W.O.E. is also a member of ENDISKIZE , a hip-hop trio. ENDISKIZE’s hit song, “We Don’t Back Down,” is featured on ESPN Network/LA, ESPN.com, and Fox Sports. Other K.W.O.E. credits include: WGN-TV, WindyCity Underground, Fakeshoredrive, Miller Park, Akon’s DJ Benny D, Twista, and Jay Sean.
As a songwriter/producer for dpmg, in Chicago’s Gold Coast, K.W.O.E. produces music for radio and television. He composes to inspire people and show them that one person can make a huge difference for themselves, their families, and their communities. In addition, K.W.O.E. used his entrepreneurial skills and creativity to become the top player in the Mitzvah scene, by combining his crafts of producing, songwriting, and performing with Level Next Music. He is the founder and owner of Flow Entertainment, one of the Midwest’s most prestigious interactive entertainment companies, specializing in Bar/Bat mitzvahs, weddings, birthdays, and corporate and private events.
K.W.O.E. performed at SXSW 2014, and has appeared in many other prominent music festivals, such as R.A.G.E. (Resident Association of Greater Englewood)–So Fresh Saturdays Tour, Music 4 Peace Concert, and the Taste of Chicago-Bud Light Stage. He has also been involved in many projects promoting peace and unity throughout local communities, including Safe Cities, Matt Lamb’s Umbrellas for Peace, C.O.S.I.’s Camp One Step, KISS FM’s Stuff-A-Bus and Latin School of Chicago’s Latin Palooza. K.W.O.E. has also hosted community programs, such as Emerge Next Chicago K.W.O.E. is currently touring Chicago with his Helping Other People Excel “H.O.P.E.” campaign, which promotes hope and success. “I want to use my music and life experiences to inspire others to make the right decisions and overcome any challenges that the world may offer.” K.W.O.E.
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