Qwel Rapper

Qwel & Maker is a rapper/producer duo. Qwel is the rapper and Maker is the producer. This is their third album, but it's the first one that I heard, the first one that I owned, and the one that I've listened to the most, so I'm reviewing it first. The latest Tweets from qwel (@qwelrhymes). I write,rhyme,puff,think and raise shorties.

Birth nameAdam Vincent Schreiber
BornJune 6, 1980 (age 39)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
OriginChicago, Illinois, United States
GenresHip hop
Alternative hip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper
Years active1999–present
LabelsGalapagos4
Associated actsTypical Cats, Royce, Qwazaar, Denizen Kane, Maker, Jackson Jones, Meaty Ogre, Kip Killagain, Offwhyte, Robust, Mike Gao, Silence, Mestizo
WebsiteGalapagos4

Adam Vincent Schreiber (born June 6, 1980), better known by his stage name Qwel, is an undergroundrapper and author, originally from Chicago, Illinois.[1][2][3][4][5] Qwel is co-founder of the underground rap crew Typical Cats,[6] with fellow MCs Denizen Kane and Qwazaar, and producers / DJs Kid Knish and DJ Natural. Qwel has also released full-length collaboration projects with producers Maker, Jackson Jones, Meaty Ogre, Mike Gao, Silence and Kip Killagain. Qwel's label is Galapagos4, which he is an integral part of, along with co-founders Jeff Kuglich and fellow rapper Offwhyte.[7]

Discography[edit]

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  • If It Ain't Been in a Pawn Shop, Then It Can't Play the Blues (2001)
  • The Rubber Duckie Experiment (2002)
  • Caffeine Dream (2006) (with Mike Gao)
  • Freezerburner (2006) (with Meaty Ogre)
  • Nerdy (2007) (with Silence)
  • The New Wine (2008) (with Kip Killagain)
  • Visible Light (2011)

Qwel & Maker

  • The Harvest (2004)
  • So Be It (2009)
  • Owl (2010)
  • Beautiful Raw (2013)
  • TBA [8]

Qwel & Jackson Jones

  • Rapid Eye Movements (2004)
  • Dark Day (2005)
  • 20th Street Rich (2007)
  • Jump the Gun (2009)

Typical Cats(Qwel with Denizen Kane, DJ Natural, Kid Knish & Qwazaar)

  • Typical Cats (2001)
  • Civil Service (2004)
  • 3 (2012)
  • TBA [9]

EPs

  • Sideweighs (2007) (with Jackson Jones)
  • Occam's Razor (2013) (with Grey Sky Appeal)
  • Beautiful EP (2013) (with Maker)
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Mixtapes

  • Peep My EP (2006)

Live albums

  • Stone Soup (2005)

Compilations

  • Close But No Cigar (2001)
  • Rarities and Remixes (2010) (with Maker)

Singles

  • 'Face Value' (2001)
  • 'Easy Cause It Is' (2004) (with Typical Cats)
  • 'Blood From The Stone' (2005) (with Jackson Jones)
  • 'Saved' (2006) (with Meaty Ogre)
  • 'Owl: The Singles' (2010) (with Maker)
  • 'Lunch Money' (2011) (with Maker)
  • 'Long Walkers' (with Maker)

Guest appearances

  • Offwhyte - 'Masonry' from The Fifth Sun (2002)
  • Onry Ozzborn - 'Who's Really Listening' from The Grey Area (2003)
  • Royce - 'The Elephant' & 'Elevation Evaluation' from Subtleties of the Game (2003)
  • Mestizo - 'Circle Mountain' from Life Like Movie (2004)
  • Hellsent - 'Bless U' from Rainwater (2006)
  • Royce - 'City Heat' from Tuff Love (2006)
  • Mestizo - 'Tolerance' from Dream State (2007)
  • Flight Distance - 'Full Circle' from Bad Information (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^Bergman, Chris. (September/October 2007). 'Qwel and the Rise of Galapagos 4.' Pause Magazine. Retrieved May 23, 2011.
  2. ^Chicago Reader - interview
  3. ^Centerstage Chicago - interview
  4. ^Abcdr du Son - interview
  5. ^Oh Dang Mag - interview
  6. ^Rap Reviews - album review
  7. ^Pause Culture - interview
  8. ^Facebook - Typical Cats
  9. ^Facebook - Typical Cats

External links[edit]

  • Qwel at Galapagos4
  • Qwel on Facebook
  • Qwel on Discogs
  • Qwel at All Music Guide
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