Denmark Vessey is a hip-hop artist from Detroit. Combining raw, truthful lyrics with booming golden age-era production, he formed Crown Nation with Quelle Chris. The duo moved to Chicago in 2008, but they kept strong ties to the Detroit hip-hop scene, working with notable artists such as House ShoesDanny Brown, and Slum VillageVessey began releasing solo mixtapes in 2012, and he collaborated with Scud One for the 2013 full-length Cult Classic on Dirty Science. Following his 2015 instrumental release The Gift, Vol. 9, he teamed up with Gensu Dean for the 2016 full-length Whole Food on Mello Music Group.