Kevin Moore (born October 3rd, 1951), also known by his stage name Keb’ Mo’ is a blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is from Los Angeles, California. He got interested in blues music early in life. He had a passion for guitar and learned it very well in his teenage.
He started his music career by performing in a calypso band. He used to play steel drums and upright bass in the beginning. During the 70s he played with several bands of the blues genre. He also recorded a few songs during the 70s. But his debut album “Rainmaker” came in 1980 under the label of chocolate city records. His second album (first as Keb’ Mo’) was out in 1994. But the success was yet to come. His third album titled “Just like You” (1997) was a big hit and earned him a Grammy Award for the best contemporary blues album in 1997.
He further went on to win another two Grammy Awards for the same category in the years 1999 and 2005 for the albums “Slow down” and “Keep it Simple” respectively. He is a musician with great potential to become one of the finest blues musicians of the 21st century.