Kawan Prather

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Kawan Prather
Birth nameKawan Prather
Also known asKP
Born (1973-03-30) March 30, 1973 (age 49)
Origin Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Years active1991-present

Kawan "KP" Prather (born March 30, 1973) is an American record executive, songwriter, record producer and member of first generation Dungeon Family group P.A. He started his career at LaFace Records and has worked with TLC, OutKast, Goodie Mob, Usher, John Legend, Pink, and Toni Braxton. At LaFace he also started his own label called Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment. Under Ghet-O-Vision he signed The YoungBloodZ and a solo M.C., named T.I. and released the albums Against Da Grain and I'm Serious . Most recently (January 2009), KP was appointed Senior Vice President of A&R at Island Def Jam where he signed 15-year-old R&B sensation Khalil. KP also has a production deal for his company Ghet-O-Vision at Island Def Jam, there he has signed, Las Vegas native Mr. Finley. Ghet-O-Vision has also inked a label deal with Interscope Records for up and coming Alabama M.C. Yelawolf. [1]



In 2000, LaFace was merged into Arista Records. After working on projects with Usher, Pink, and OutKast, he took a position as Executive Vice President, A&R, Sony Urban, Columbia Records. While at Columbia Records, KP worked with Omarion, Killer Mike, Destiny's Child, Beyoncé, and signed John Legend. [2]

In 2008, KP teamed up with producer Malay and have a roster of artists and projects they are planning for release in the near future. [3]


Un-Break My Heart [CD #2]Toni Braxton1996A&R
And Then There Was Bass: Dis Bass Game RealVarious Artists1997Executive Producer
Nice & SlowUsher1998A&R
Against Da Grain [Clean Version]YoungBloodZ1999Executive Producer
Against Da Grain [Dirty Version]YoungBloodZ1999Executive Producer
World Party [Clean Version]Goodie Mob1999Artist Direction
Usher (Live)Usher1999Producer
FanMail [Japan]TLC1999A&R
Unpretty, Pt. 2 [Australia CD Single]TLC1999A&R
Shaft [2000 Original Soundtrack]Soundtrack2000Producer
South Will Rise Again [US]Various Artists2000Producer
Can't Take Me HomePink2000A&R
I'm SeriousT.I.2001Producer
Even In DarknessDungeon Family2001A&R
So Fresh, So CleanOutKast2001A&R
8701Usher2001Associate Producer
U Don't Have to CallUsher2002A&R
8701 (Australian Bonus Tracks)Usher2002Associate Producer, A&R
Don't Let Me Get Me [Australia CD]Pink2002A&R
U Don't Have to Call (Australian Single)Usher2002Associate Producer, A&R
Family PortraitPink2002A&R
MonsterKiller Mike2003A&R
8701 (Bonus Videos)Usher2003Associate Producer, A&R
Get LiftedJohn Legend2004A&R
Wylde Tymes At Washington HighThe Wylde Bunch2004Scratching, Executive Producer, A&R
Got Purp?, Vol. 2Big Boi2005A&R
Wanted Reloaded (DualDisc)Bow Wow2005A&R
8701 (Dual Disc)Usher2005A&R
The OneFrankie J2005A&R
WantedBow Wow2005A&R
The Price of FameBow Wow2006A&R
21Omarion2006Executive Producer, A&R
C.O.D. : Cash On DeliveryRay Cash2006Producer, Executive Producer
Ice Box/The Truth [Australia Single]Omarion2006Executive Producer
A Mary Mary ChristmasMary Mary2006A&R
EntourageOmarion2006Executive Producer
Ice Box [Sony]Omarion2007Executive Producer
Pink BoxPink2007A&R
Once AgainJohn Legend2007A&R
Evolver John Legend2008Album Producer, Producer, Writer
D.N.A. Mario2009Producer, Writer
Radioactive Yelawolf2011Co-Executive Producer

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