Kool Moe Dee

Kool Moe Dee



Mohandas Dewese (born August 8, 1962), better known by his stage name Kool Moe Dee, is an American hip hop MC prominent in the late 1970s through the early 1990s. He was one of the first rappers to earn a Grammy Award and was the first rapper to perform at the Grammys.



How Ya Like Me Now
How Ya Like Me Now is the second album by emcee Kool Moe Dee.
Funke, Funke Wisdom
Funke, Funke Wisdom is the fourth album by emcee Kool Moe Dee.
There's a God on the Mic
There’s a God on the Mic: The True 50 Greatest MCs is a 2003 book by the old school hip hop MC Kool Moe Dee, where he ranks what he believes to be the Top 50 greatest MCs of all time, giving a breakdown of each artist.
Knowledge Is King
Knowledge Is King is the third album by MC Kool Moe Dee.

Photos - Kool Moe Dee96

People Recently Photographed with Kool Moe Dee1

Popular Albums9

Album Appearances & References11

Popular Songs4

Song Appearances & References2

Musical Groups1

Minor Film Appearances & References6

TV Shows1


Collaborators & Influencers11

Other Music-Related Relationships5

Awards & Nominations1


Spotify - Albums & Singles40


Spotify - Appears On3


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles10

Kool Moe Dee Kicks Off Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series Thursday
  –  August 23, 2017
This fall, there’s a brand new concert series coming to town, the Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series, featuring 10 weeks of free, live music on the lawn of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center spotlighting local, regional and national talent. It all kicks ...
Hyundai Motor America Brings StarPower to StarQuest Stage
  –  October 12, 2017
The album earned Norwood two Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance the following year, and won her four Soul Train Music Awards ... with Vocals category. Mohandas Dewese (born August 8, 1962), better known ...
Hyundai Motor America Brings StarPower to StarQuest Stage
  –  October 12, 2017
The celebrity line up includes R&B sensations Brandy and Melanie Fiona, rap legends Kool Moe Dee and Doug E. Fresh, DJ B-Hen, Candace Coles & The CJ Legacy Band and Raffia Ford. The celebs will join StarQuest contestants, hoping for a shot at stardom.
Run DMC’s Darryl McDaniels Says Mentorship Can Change The Youth And The World
  –  October 10, 2017
Then we have to prove that it works. Why is it important that hip-hop get involved? Kool Moe Dee, I was so attracted [to his music] because he was the best rapper in the world. Every time he opened his mouth, he talked about how important school was.
Happy Birthday, Teddy Riley!
  –  October 8, 2017
He also dabbled in hip-hop producing classic songs for Wreckx-N-Effect, Heavy D, Kool Moe Dee, Redhead Kingpin and more. He also has the distinction of being the producer who replaced Quincy Jones for Michael Jackson’s eighth album Dangerous in 1991.
Does the penis ever get bored?
  –  October 7, 2017
Honest. It's true. The most instructive advice I ever got on the wily ways of my penis was from Kool Moe Dee and two lines from his song "Go See the Doctor." "If I see another girl and I get an erection, I'm walking in the other direction …" It was a ...
Call it Levittating: Foundation builds communities through music
  –  October 3, 2017
The series to date has featured a mix of hip-hop, urban, jazz, zydeco, R&B, soul and reggae with artists Kool Moe Dee, Masego, Avery Sunshine, Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience and Nick Lutsko. Levitt said before the Sept. 21 Julie Dexter show that ...
‘Traitor’ Kid Rock Gets a History Lesson From Michael Rapaport (Video)
  –  September 12, 2017
I’m-a get right down to the nitty-grit; I’m-a tell you a little story why you ain’t s—,” Rapaport rapped at the beginning of his social-media rant, in what he said was a verbatim quote “from the great MC Kool Moe Dee.” Also Read: Kid Rock ...
New music series starts at the Bessie
  –  August 24, 2017
It all kicks off with Kool Moe Dee this Thursday, August 24, 2017! Kool Moe Dee, known for his famous hit "Wild Wild West," is one of rap’s earliest stars. Starting his career in the early ‘70s, he formed the legendary Treacherous Three with DJ Easy ...
Sankofa Fund Hosts Kool Moe Dee Party With A Purpose Thursday
  –  August 22, 2017
The Sankofa Fund for Civic Engagement, a local philanthropic fund started by a group of 20 community-minded African American young professionals, will host an Old School Party with a Purpose with special guest Kool Moe Dee on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. The ...

Affiliated Locations3