Qwel

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Qwel
Birth name Adam Vincent Schreiber
Born (1980-06-06) June 6, 1980 (age 34)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres Underground hip hop
Alternative hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1999–present
Labels Galapagos4
Associated acts Typical Cats, Royce, Qwazaar, Denizen Kane, Maker, Jackson Jones, Meaty Ogre, Kip Killagain, Offwhyte, Robust, Mike Gao, Silence, Mestizo
Website Galapagos4

Adam Vincent Schreiber (born June 6, 1980), better known by his stage name Qwel, is an underground rapper, 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 co-founded with fellow rapper Offwhyte.[7]

Discography[edit]

Qwel

  • 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 (2014)[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)

EPs

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

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)

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