Pierre Kwenders is the stage name of José Louis Modabi (born October 31, 1985 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo), a Congolese-Canadian musician. His 2014 album Le Dernier empereur bantou was a shortlisted nominee for the Juno Award for World Music Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2015, and a longlisted nominee for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize. Kwenders, who sings and raps in English, French, Lingala and Tshiluba, is noted for blending both African music and western pop music influences, including hip hop and electronic music, into his style.
|BONAL037||Pierre Kwenders||Le Dernier Empereur Bantou (CD, Album)||Bonsound Records||BONAL037||Canada||2014||Sell This Version|
|BONAL054||Pierre Kwenders||MAKANDA at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time (Album)||Bonsound Records||BONAL054||Canada||2017||Sell This Version|
Singles & EPs
|none||Sjamsoedin Feat. Pierre Kwenders||Sjamsoedin Feat. Pierre Kwenders - Pasi (3xFile, MP3, EP)||Mother International||none||2016|
|none||Pierre Kwenders||Tuba Tuba (DJ Manifest X Lowpocus Remix) (Single)||Not On Label (DJ Manifest (2) Self-released)||none||Canada||2017|
|none||Megative Feat. Pierre Kwenders||Megative Feat. Pierre Kwenders - Have Mercy (Single)||Last Gang Records||none||2018|
|1025||Pierre Kwenders / Faith Healer / Partner (3)||Pierre Kwenders / Faith Healer / Partner (3) - Polaris Cover Sessions No. 5 (12", Pur)||Polaris Music Prize||1025||Canada||2019||Sell This Version|