In 2007, he founded the record label Hessle Audio with Ben UFO and Pangaea. Since then, Hessle Audio have been featured regularly in major dance music publications, as well as touring across the world.
Pearson Sound released his debut self-titled album in 2015 on Hessle Audio. The album was well received critically and scored 8.1 from the website Pitchfork. His most recent single 'XLB' was voted as the 2nd best track of 2016 by Resident Advisor.
Kennedy makes regular appearances on BBC Radio 1 who describe him as a 'key figure in the [UK Bass] scene' as well as co-hosting a weekly show on London's Rinse FM.
Aside from DJing and producing, Kennedy also runs a vinyl-only club night in Leeds called Acetate at Wire.