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Tag Archives: Qwel
Qwel & Maker, Owl Galapagos4 Owl is proudly out of step with the rap race, but Qwel & Maker’s classical hip-hop values deserve a wide audience. A prickly veteran of Chicago’s indie-ground, Qwel rhymes in splendidly discursive statements, but has … Continue reading
Even though their album So Be It comes out today, Qwel (pictured above) & Maker have already begun a national tour. Check below for details.
On September 1, Chicago rap vet Qwel and producer Maker will complete their “four seasons” trilogy with So Be It. It (and the crazy album cover) arrives via Galapagos4. Check the press info for a musical description: Qwel & Maker … Continue reading
Fiery Chicago battle rapper Qwel is fulfilling a handful of spot dates around the country. DJ Dallas Jackson is helping out on the ones and twos.
This week, several members from Chicago-based collective Galapagos4 embark on a monthlong national tour. The jaunt will promote Qwel’s album with producer Kip Killagain, The New Wine, which dropped on Tuesday, June 10. The boisterous, outspoken rapper (pictured above) will … Continue reading