|Labels||Gang Records, De-Lite|
|Associated acts||Kool & the Gang|
The Kay-Gees were an American funk and disco group during the 1970s, protégés of Kool & the Gang. The group featured Amir Bayyan (Kevin Bell), younger brother to Kool & the Gang's Robert "Kool" Bell and Ronald Bell (Khalis Bayyan), who subsequently joined his brothers in Kool & the Gang, as well as Kevin Lassiter, Michael Cheek, Callie Cheek, Dennis White, Fernando Arocho, Greg Radford, Huey Harris, Peter Duarte, Ray Wright and Wilson Becket.
In 1992, their 1974 song Who's the Man (With the Master Plan) was sampled by Dr. Dre for his hip hop album, The Chronic. In 2005, their song Heavenly Dream was sampled by hip hop artist Kanye West, for his second album, Late Registration.
- Keep On Bumpin' & Masterplan (1974) U.S. #199
- Find a Friend (1976)
- Kilowatt (1977)
- Burn Me Up (1979)
- "Kay Gees". AllMusic.
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