Liquid (rapper)

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Liquid
Birth nameVictor Manuel Oquendo
Born (1979-07-10) July 10, 1979 (age 39)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
OriginNashville, Tennessee
GenresChristian hip hop, gospel, R&B
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2005–present
LabelsGotee

Victor Manuel Oquendo (born July 10, 1979), who goes by the stage name Liquid, is an American Christian hip hop musician and Christian R&B recording artist. His only album, Tales from the Badlands, was released by Gotee Records, in 2005.

Early life[edit]

Liquid was born Victor Manuel Oquendo,[1] on July 10, 1979,[2][3] in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[4] He started rapping in the 1990s, when he came up with the stage name Liquid.[4]

Music career[edit]

His music recording career commenced in 2005, with the album, Tales from the Badlands, and it was released by Gotee Records on December 26, 2005 with a re-release on July 18, 2006.[5] The album was reviewed by CCM Magazine,[6] Christianity Today,[7] Cross Rhythms,[8] Jesus Freak Hideout,[9] and The Phantom Tollbooth.[10]

Personal life[edit]

He met his wife, in Los Angeles, California,[4] whose Bridget Oquendo, and together they reside in Nashville, Tennessee.[3]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
  • Tales from the Badlands (released, December 26, 2005,[5] re-released, July 18, 2006,[9] Gotee)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "Back in the Day Work ID: 880743313 ISWC: T9032302719". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2015. Back in the Day Work ID: 880743313 ISWC: T9032302719
  2. ^ "U.S. Public Records Index". Family Search. 2009. 337151595.
  3. ^ a b Intelius. "Victor M Oquendo in Philadelphia, PA". Intelius. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c Rimmer, Mike (July 13, 2006). "Liquid: Latino Hip-Hop And R&B Newcomer". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  5. ^ a b AllMusic (December 26, 2005). "Tales from the Badlands - Liquid". AllMusic. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  6. ^ MacIntosh, Dan (June 1, 2006). "Liquid: Tales from the Badlands" (PDF). CCM Magazine. p. 58. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 10, 2012. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  7. ^ a b Breimeier, Russ (July 1, 2006). "Tales from the Badlands". Christianity Today. Archived from the original on September 7, 2009. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  8. ^ Cummings, Tony (October 21, 2005). "Review: Tales From The Badlands - Liquid". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  9. ^ a b Summerford, Lauren (July 15, 2006). "Liquid, "Tales From The Badlands" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  10. ^ Verno, Sarah (May 31, 2006). "Tales from the Badlands by Liquid". The Phantom Tollbooth. Retrieved May 30, 2015.