One half of Crown Nation, Detroit spitter/producer Quelle Chris has been putting work in. Now, he’s ready to be the next to blow out of his hometown. Check him out.

Standout: "Greene Eyes" Featuring Tanya Morgan, Fresh Daily and Cavalier

Also check out: "Symbolic (Basquiat)" Featuring Denmark

And: "Ratshit"

Name: Quelle Chris

Age: 29

Hometown: New York/Detroit

I grew up listening to: Everything. Stevie, Prince, Bruce Hornsby, Guns N' Roses, Devo and pretty much everything hip-hop 'til after high school.

Most people don't know I: Don't like being called Chris.

My style's been compared to: I usually hear "unique" or "a breath of fresh air."

My standout records and/or moments to date have been: 2Dirt4TV 1 & 2 and production on Danny Brown's Hybrid and XXX albums.

My goal in hip-hop is: To be a constant reminder of why we loved and still love hip-hop.

I'm gonna be the next: Star Wars

To check out more of my music go to: Twitter (@quellechris)

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