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biography
Contrary to popular belief, hip hop is not dead. As Ques' newest hit Whiskey and Beer proclaims, "Hip hop's been hiding out at my house." With the roots of underground hip hop music suffocating under mainstream conquests it's refreshing to find out an artist like Ques found a hole for air. This Bronx native delivers his music with the same lyrical capabilities of any of hip hop's founding fathers, the humor of a class clown, and the knowledge of a street Socrates. His mix of creative talent and wit is reminiscent of a lost time in hip hop music when it was about the conscious message, as much as it was about having fun. Yet, according to Ques, his music is just a mirror into his world.

What a view. Ques' revolutionary roots stem back to his childhood. After the murder of his father, a political dissident, Ques knew it was no longer a dream, but a responsibility to pursue his ultimate love, music. Growing up in the Bronx, New York during the emergence of hip hop was exactly the fuel needed for this young artists' fire. Ques became a local hit, performing throughout the tri-state area in venues such as Pyramid, Speed, West End Lounge, and Nuyorican Poet's Café. Soon, he was open... (+) expand
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