Kavain Wayne Space, known as RP Boo, is a Chicago-based electronic musician, producer and DJ known as one of the originators of the footwork genre during the 1990s. He released his debut album Legacy on Planet Mu in 2013.
|Birth name||Kavain Wayne Space|
|Born||March 11, 1972|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Instruments||Akai MPC, Roland R-70|
Born in West Chicago, RP Boo started as a DJ and dancer working with the House-O-Matics juke and House crew, making mixtapes, and contributing to the Bud Billiken Parade. His early, self-released singles are cited as foundational to the evolution of the style of Footwork. He produces tracks using a Roland R-70 drum machine and an Akai S01 digital sampler.
- Legacy (2013)
- Fingers, Bank Pads, and Shoe Prints (2015)
- I'll Tell You What (2018)
Singles and EPsEdit
- "Baby Come On" (1997)
- "11-47-99" (The Godzilla Track) (1999)
- "RP Technic" (2014)
- Classics, Volume 1 (2015)
- "The Ultimate" (2016)
- Michelle Lhooq (14 May 2013). "RP Boo Is The Greatest Chicago Producer You've Never Heard Of". thump Vice.
-  Kate Hutchinson, 'RP Boo: Fingers, Bank Pads and Shoe Prints review – forward-looking footwork followup', The Guardian, 25 June 2015
- "ZIQ335". Planet Mu. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
- Friedlander, Emilie (22 September 2015). "Bang'n on King Drive: Footworking the Bud Billiken Parade with RP Boo, K-Phi-9, and The Era". thump. Vice. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
- Glasspiegel, Wills (11 May 2011). "Footwork: Chicago Dance Music With A Need For Speed". All Things Considered. NPR. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
- Quam, Dave (9 June 2010). "Like Fucking Mozart: An Interview with RP Boo". Retrieved 11 September 2017.