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Blu & Oh No, Indie-Rap Survivors

A decade ago, XXL did its best to figure out where rap was going. They'd tried it once before, spotlighting a bunch of rising street-rap…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2019 - 12:57 pm

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Future Drifts Off Into A Pleasant Oblivion

There's a moment on Hoodie SZN, the new album from the young Bronx sing-rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, where A Boogie delivers a few…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2019 - 3:05 pm

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The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

More Quelle Chris stories

Stream Quelle Chris’ New Album Guns

Some albums just arrive at the right time. Guns, the new LP from the rapper and producer Quelle Chris, is one of those albums. Quelle…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2019 - 11:01 am

Quelle Chris – “Obamacare” Video

The Detroit-raised, Brooklyn-based rapper and producer Quelle Chris is returning later this month with Guns, his first album since last year's Jean Grae collab Everything's
Peter Helman | March 19, 2019 - 11:10 am

Quelle Chris – “Straight Shot” (Feat Cavalier, Bilal Salaam, Eldar Djangirov, & James Acaster)

Brooklyn-via-Detroit rapper and producer Quelle Chris is getting ready to release his new LP, Guns. The album follows last year's Everything’s Fine and features contributions…
Julia Gray | March 4, 2019 - 6:39 pm

Quelle Chris – “Guns”

Over the years, the Detroit-raised, Brooklyn-based rapper and producer Quelle Chris has become one of the most thoughtful, inventive, bugged-out forces on the rap underground.
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2019 - 12:20 pm

List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't had a chance to watch it yet, but Netflix's Roxanne Shanté biopic Roxanne Roxanne is streaming today. And you know what that means:…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2018 - 12:53 pm

Stream Jean Grae & Quelle Chris Everything’s Fine

What better way to announce an engagement than with a badass collaborative album? That's what underground rap veterans Jean Grae and Quelle Chris did with…
James Rettig | March 22, 2018 - 3:38 pm

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Craig Mack & The Golden Age Of The Posse-Cut Remix

It would be a terrible shame if the entire legacy of Craig Mack, who passed away last week at a way-too-young age, boiled down to…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Jean Grae & Quelle Chris – “Zero” Video

Underground rap heroes Jean Grae and Quelle Chris are engaged -- as in, to be married, but also, like, with the culture. They're releasing an…
Chris DeVille | March 16, 2018 - 12:36 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There's a long history of great music-video directors -- David Fincher, Spike Jonze, one-movie wonder Hype Williams -- becoming great film auteurs. Hiro Murai hasn't…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2018 - 2:08 pm

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SOB x RBE’s Chaotic Energy Is A Beautiful Thing

The Black Panther soundtrack is an album that bursts with voices and ideas, and it doesn't really have a dead or boring moment. But for…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2018 - 12:28 pm

Jean Grae & Quelle Chris – “Gold Purple Orange” Video (Feat. Hannibal Buress & Eric Andre)

The longtime Brooklyn underground rapper Jean Grae and the underrated, idiosyncratic Detroit rapper/producer Quelle Chris are engaged to each other, and they're also getting ready…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2018 - 1:38 pm

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Migos And The Overwhelming Content-Flood

A week before the Migos released their new album Culture II, group member Offset was caught saying some fucked-up homophobic shit -- "I do not…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2018 - 10:45 am
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