Currently, GQ is setting up for a big 2013 introduction with his two part release, “Death Threats and Love Notes”: The Prelude (which is out now) the prequel to his debut album “Death Threats and Love Notes” which features guest appearances from Nipsey Hussle, Kurupt, Rapsody, Heather Victoria and production from 9th Wonder & The Soul Council.
University of North Carolina baller-turned-emcee GQ has come together with The DJBooth to bring fans his latest street release, Death Threats & Love Notes: The Prelude. The official prelude to the artist’s as yet-unscheduled sophomore album via Jamla Records, the set features 16 tracks’ worth of original material from the First in Flight State emcee. Included are reader-approved singles “The Town” and “I Know.” Joining GQ on the guest tip throughout Death Threats & Love Notes: The Prelude are Carlitta Durand, Rapsody and Rocki Evans. Production comes courtesy of 9th Wonder, Amp, E. Jones, Eric G.,Fatin, Ka$h, Khrysis and The Soul Council.
Raleigh, N.C. rhymesayer Big Remo has come together with The DJBooth to offer his latest street album, Sleepwalkers, for streaming and digital purchase. Remo’s first Booth release and third with Jamla (see ‘10’s Entrapment and ‘11’s Robinhood Ree), the project features 15 original records from the underground spitter, including reader-approved single “I’m Back.” The premium, 320 kbs purchase version features three additional instrumental tracks. Joining Remo on the guest tip throughout Sleepwalkers are Rapsody, Bluu Suede, Tiwony, HaLo and Bun B. All beats come courtesy of The Soul Council (Khrysis, E. Jones, Fatin “10” Horton, Ka$h Don’t Make Beats, AMP, eric g., and 9th Wonder), except on the project’s title track, which features production by Sleepwalker G.
The Soul Council beatsmith Khrysis has come together with The DJBooth and Jamla Records to offer fans a deluxe version of his #FunkWhatchuHeard beat tape for free streaming and digital purchase. The project features 11 original instrumentals from the North Carolina representative, as well as three bonus songs (with guest vocals) not present on the iTunes version of the project. Khrysis provides all production on #FunkWhatchuHerd. Joining him on the guest tip throughout the three bonus cuts are Laws, Oh No and Heather Victoria.
First in Flight State crew Actual Proof have come together with Jamla Records and The DJBooth to offer their latest album, Black Boy Radio – Extended Airplay, for digital purchase. A concept album telling the story of a young African-American boy growing up in Raleigh, N.C., the project features 17 original cuts (and 3 Deluxe Ed. bonus tracks) from Sundown and Enigma, including reader-approved leaks “All the Way” and “I Got You.” Joining Act Proof on the guest tip throughout Black Boy Radio are Raheem DeVaughn, Rapsody, Scoopay (of M1 Platoon), Geechi Suede (of Camp Lo), Bluu Suede, TP, Sophia Fresh, 9thmatic and Bird & the Midnight Falcons. Beats come courtesy of 9th Wonder, Hi-Tek, The Soul Council and many more!
Enter Jamla‘s Oakland emcee and University of North Carolina basketball alum Quentin Thomas, better known to the rap world as GQ. GQ has joined forces with The DJBooth for his first Jamla street release, Trouble Man EP. Trouble Man features 16 original cuts, all produced by The Soul Council, with guest appearances from label mates Rapsody, HaLo, Heather Victoria, Kevin Durant’s artist Dave East and 6th Street Records singer, Bluu Suede. Download Trouble Man EP and follow GQ from the Oakland streets to the the North Carolina Smith Center, a 2005 championship ring and beyond.