Man, all I can say is RIP Fat Beats.
Quelle Chris delivered the year’s first great rap album. Come for the face-melting beats, stay for the inspiration. Being You Is Great, I Wish I Could Be You More Often by Quelle Chris Bonus jazz paroxysm. Central Standard Time by Stik Figa Sphere: Related Content
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