Quakers (band)

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Quakers
Genres Hip-hop
Years active 2012-present
Labels Stones Throw Records
Members

Geoff Barrow
Katalyst
7-Stu-7
Synato Watts
Guilty Simpson
M.E.D.
Jonwayne
Coin Locker Kid
Tone Tank
Quite Nyce
Buff 1
Diverse
Emilio Rojas
King Magnetic
Champs[disambiguation needed]
Krondon
Gen Steele
Frank Nitty
Phat Kat
Lyric Jones
FC The Truth
Prince Po
Estee Nack
Dave Dub
Booty Brown
Dead Prez

Aloe Blacc
Akil
Deed
Sareem Poems
Silverust
Finale

Quakers are a hip-hop supergroup consisting of three producers; Fuzzface (Geoff Barrow), 7-Stu-7 and Katalyst.[1] Their debut album, Quakers, was released in March 2012 and features a host of guest rappers, many of whom the band discovered using MySpace.[2][3] The group is signed to the Stones Throw Records label.

The Quakers album has met with some favourable reviews, scoring 91/100 on Okay Player.[4] The album has been listed as number 41 in Amazon UK’s top 100 albums of 2012,[5] while iTunes UK named it Best New Hip Hop Album Of The Year and Best New Hip Hop Artist 2012. It also made Gilles Peterson's BBC Radio Best of 2012.[6]

Quakers music first appeared in Banksy’s 2011 film Exit Through The Gift Shop.

Work has begun on a second album. [7]

The group has no known affiliation with the Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrin, Nate (11 April 2012). "Quakers: Quakers review". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Turner, Robin (24 April 2012). ""We Broke MySpace": Geoff Barrow's Quakers Interviewed". thequietus.com. 
  3. ^ Murray, Robin (10 April 2012). "Fitta Happier: Quakers". clashmusic.com. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Best of 2012: Buy CDs and MP3s from the top 100 albums of the year
  6. ^ BBC Radio 6 Music - Gilles Peterson, Best of 2012
  7. ^ https://twitter.com/RealKatalyst/status/461637287655137281