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J.Kwest

J.Kwest
Country:United States
Website:http://www.jkwest.com
email:langleyii@yahoo.com
Releases:[J.Kwest's Solo LP] [20/20 : The ReVision] [Clean Slate Volume 1 [By DJ Slate]] [20/20 : The Invision EP] [Are & Be]
Info:J.Kwest from Chicago, Illinois released his debut recording 20/20 : The Invision EP in 2006 on Double Threat Entertainment.

Loss
On April 26th, 2006 J.Kwest suffered a great loss, his friend and original member of Double Threat Entertainment Benjamin "BreeZe" Uwumarogie was shot in the head by the police. The police states the man was a danger to his children and the officer himself, therefore deadly forced was used. The family has protested against this police action.

Remembers
J.Kwest remembers him: "Ben was my friend and the first rapper, who was not gospel, who readily did songs with me and gave me the confidence to make my pure music universal instead of "Church".

New release
Despite the hardships a new mixtape is released named Are & Be in 2006. The title is explained by J.Kwest as "Love who you ARE, strive to BE better (or, If you ARE, then BE)".

Compilation
His track "So Blessed" is also featured on the compilation Holy Hip Hop : Taking The Gospel To The Streets Volume 4 (2006).

Awards
J.Kwest will be receiving a Holy Hip Hop Award recognizing his effort in the hip hop community. The 2007 Holy Hip Hop Awards are being held in January 2007 in Atlanta.

Verbal Kwest
In 2009 J.Kwest teamed up with BreevEazie as Verbal Kwest to release the album: Batman & Batman.

Politics
J.Kwest supported the Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama with the campaign song "I am (Obama)" released on February 29th, 2008. He wrote the song in July 2007.

New Projects
on June 28th, 2007 the MC announced two new projects:
- 20/20: The REVision: a remix album of 20/20
- J.Kwest's Solo LP
The June Newsletter included a DJ Shape free mixtape: Clean Slate Volume 1

Sources: Chicagotribune.com, J.Kwest Newsletter, May 2006 ; J.Kwest Newsletter, June 2007.

Release:J.Kwest's Solo LP
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Media:[Audio CD] [Digital Download]
Released:2008
Recordlabel:Double Threat Entertainment
Info:The album is scheduled for Spring 2008. The title may be subject to change.
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Release:20/20 : The ReVision
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Media:[Audio CD] [Digital Download]
Released:2007
Recordlabel:Double Threat Entertainment
Info:The album is scheduled for August 2007.
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Release:Clean Slate Volume 1 [By DJ Slate]
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Media:[Digital Download]
Released:2007
Recordlabel:Double Threat Entertainment
Info:The remix is released June 28th, 2007 as a free download. Time: 11:02 minutes. No artwork.

1. Our Father
2. '93 Pure
3. Boy Looka Here Freestyle
4. 186 (exclusive single)
5. Ghetto
6. Somewhere in the Middle
7. The Ecstacy

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Release:20/20 : The Invision EP
20/20 : The Invision EP
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Media:[Audio CD]
Released:2006
Recordlabel:Double Threat Entertainment
Info:Production by Ant Farm.

1. Antro
2. Startin' Somethin'
3. Save Us
4. Make Room
5. PrsIsWhtIDo
6. Cupid
7. So Blessed
8. Human Nature
9. Let's Go
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Release:Are & Be
Are & Be
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Media:[Audio CD]
Released:2006
Recordlabel:Double Threat Entertainment
Info:Production by:
- Ant Pharm : 8, 13, 15, 16, 20
- Dialect : 19

1. The Beginning (R.I.P. Breeze)
2. Be
3. LOVLIV
4. Right Here - featuring AB
5. Interlude Cosby
6. Chill
7. Unbelievable
8. Still Blessed
9. Boondocks Midterlude
10. That's My Style - featuring BreevEazie
11. Faithful
12. Broakniss
13. Loser
14. Nic's Groove
15. Thrill Is Gone
16. Are & Be
17. Spitball
18. ThaaankYa!
19. And I'm OUTro
20. Stand Up (Chicago) - Bonus Track
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