“Faded like Juvenile and BG.” Those quirky guys at Mello Music Group bring out the dust and sitcom campy humor on this redundantly named track. Quelle intros the wacky world with goonish 70s swaggering and Jonwayne finesses his own instrumental nicely. Zeroh closes cleverly with some abrupt breaks that fully engage the lulling, funky bass line. Check it out after the jump.
Truth be told, I know a few of these rap vets personally and still haven’t heard verses that match these wits. Quelle Chris shines on this low-key appearance, and Ras Kass smoothly injects himself in the Greatest Freestyler conversation yet again. Clip after the jump.
Roc Marciano reveals the official tracklisting for his highly anticipated Marci Beaucoup LP, which is set for a December 10 release. This looks like a good one as guests are set to include Action Bronson, Alchemist, Boldy James, Quelle Chris, Blu, Freeway, Cormega, Ka and more. Roc will be handling the production himself on the project. Hit the jump for the full tracklisting. Read More
Quelle Chris, reppin’ all that’s good with rap, blesses us with his new tape in a year when he seems to appear on almost every noteworthy project. Click the stream and enjoy. Hat tip to Mello Music Group.
Fresh off a critically acclaimed collaboration album with Detroit producer/rapper Quelle Chris, Brooklyn’s Cavalier sneaks us in to his listening experience party for his album Chief. It promises to be a lively, herb-invoking, spiritual bacchanalia. We’ll be tuned in for more.
Quelle Chris makes dynamic and colorful music that he then raps to. The video for “Super F*ck” shows his style in an animated guide to the Best Workout Plan.
the unofficial tag-team is one of hip-hop’s quiet victories over other forms of music. while rock and jazz and r&b is often replete with dual acts like the singer and the drummer, or the keyboard player and the bassist, hip-hop tends to thrive on the power of the individual voice.
Iman Omari is a smoothed out/smoked out, electro-funky, jazzy singer making waves across the Left Coast beat scene, and in the R&B world at large. His debut album VIBErations dropped earlier this summer to almost all positive reviews. He rocks this set with rap’s new class (at the 31:00 mark): Moruf, Quelle Chris, Cavalier, Ill Camille and Denmark Vesey. Check his other vids after the jump.