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Quelle Chris - Shotgun & Sleek Rifle (CD)

Quelle Chris - Shotgun & Sleek Rifle (CD)



Product: CD
Artist: Quelle Chris
Album: Shotgun & Sleek Rifle

01. Sleek Rifle (prod. Quelle Chris)
02. Symbolic (Basquiat) (prod. Quelle Chris)
03. MTFO (prod. Quelle Chris & House Shoes)
04. Shotgun (feat. Danny Brown, Roc Marciano) (prod. Quelle Chris)
05. The Sly (Playing The Game) (prod. Quelle Chris)
06. Know The Enemy (instro)
07. The Crook (The Enemy) (prod. Roc Marciano)
08. Mo Money Less Problems (feat. Denmark Vessey) (prod. Quelle Chris)
09. Nubeginning4 (feat. Machnine) (prod. Mosel)
10. Slaves (feat. Roc Marciano) (prod. House Shoes)
11. By The Duffles (prod. Quelle Chris)
12. Another Blunt (prod. Quelle Chris)
13. Friend & Lady (instrolude)
14. The Slick (In The Morning) (prod. Quelle Chris)
15. Still Wasted (feat. Big Tone, 87, Goose) (prod. Quelle Chris)
16. The Loop (feat. Maya Songbird) (prod. Quelle Chris)

Quelle was first introduced as a member of the legendary Detroit hip hop group Wasted Youth, an extension of the Breakfast Club which also included well known Detroit rappers Elzhi and Ta’Raach. After a stint in the indie rock and electronic scene as a member of two bands, Quelle returned to hip hop along with Detroit hip hop heavyweight House Shoes and released Blue Mondays. He then changed directions releasing two albums with the electro-hop group Awesome in Outer Space and an album with his group Crown Nation called “Slutbag Edition.” “SlutBag Edition,” which Elzhi has called one of “his favorite albums of 2009” and has often been referred to as a detroit classic, led to production collaborations with artists like Guilty Simpson and Fool’s Gold artist Danny Brown. After leading production on Danny Brown’s historic release “the Hybrid” and scoring acclaim from greats like Rah Digga, Just Blaze and A Tribe Called Quest’s Q-Tip, Quelle has returned to his roots as an emcee once again to bring balance back to the art from he was born to birth.

His newest project, “Shotgun and Sleek Rifle,” is a return and homage to his roots. With features from House Shoes, Danny Brown, Crown Nation member Denmark Vessey, New York’s Rock Marciano, and the group he started it all with, Wasted Youth. The album is a beautiful blend of soul and grunge, pulling both his deep roots in rock and his unmatched love for hip hop. As a teenager his mother asked Quelle what his ten year goal was; his response was “to fly and destroy planets.” This new album, my friends, promises to be the closest he’s come so far. 

Producers: Quelle Chris, House Shoes, Mosel, Roc Marciano
Featuring: Danny Brown, Roc Marciano, Denmark Vessey, Machnine, Big Tone, 87, Goose, Maya Songbird

Executive Produced by Michael Tolle
Mello Music Group Copyright 2013

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