Jean Grae & Quelle Chris
Everything's Fine



Label:
Mello Music Group
Art.Nr.:
09539957
Kat.Nr.:
MMG00107-1

Released:
27.04.2018
Cover:
Picture
Format:
2LP
Pressung:
US - Original
Zustand:
Neu
Vinyl:
Cover:
Genre:
Hip Hop / Rap
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Jean Grae & Quelle Chris - Everything's Fine
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One Green & one Rose Vinyl Edition.

When you hear the phrase, “everything’s fine,” we immediately understand it as emotional shorthand. In daily life, we depend on those perfunctory clichés (hope all is well, good to hear from you, etc.) to spare ourselves from the psychological unpacking that the truth requires. For that, there’s art. For that, there’s Everything’s Fine from Jean Grae and Quelle Chris, a jagged, acerbic odyssey that brilliantly riffs on this dystopian zeitgeist.

Released on Mello Music Group, this album replaces that reflexive cliché with honest and eloquent tangents. It’s specific and subtle in its execution, achieving equilibrium between lackadaisical detours to smell the flowers and the frantic acknowledgement that there’s an inferno raging outside.

It’s rare to find a record where two rappers are so seamlessly intertwined. Yes, that’s partially a by-product of the teamwork that goes into being in any normal relationship where you wake, sleep, and dream together. But the album also bears the hallmarks of two singular creative geniuses trading bars, collaborating on beats, and combining fun with internal therapy and external observations. It features indelible cameos from Denmark Vessey, Grammy Award winner Anna Wise, Your Old Droog and Big Tone, as well as comics Ashok “Dap” Kondabolu, Michael Che, Nick Offerman, and Hannibal Burress.

In the streaming era, we tend to naturally overlook albums that require multiple listens. This is a record that will grab you on first listen, but it’s greatness only reveals itself through its careful construction, slick wordplay, and esoteric allusions. It’s spontaneous and free, yet refined and meticulous. Even if everything is abject, it’s a reminder that music can transcend.

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TitelFeaturingProducingLänge
A1.Everything’s FineJean Grae01:09play
A2.My Contribution To This ScamQuelle Chris04:44play
A3.OhSh Hannibal Bu...Quelle Chris04:32play
A4.House CallBig Tone, A...Quelle Chris03:19play
B1.Don't Worry It’s Fine John Hodgma...00:52play
B2.Gold Purple OrangeQuelle Chris05:01play
B3.PeacockJean Grae03:17play
C1.Doing Better Than EverAshok "Dap"...02:09play
C2.The Smoking ManDenmark VesseyQuelle Chris03:55play
C3.Breakfast of ChampionsQuelle Chris03:14play
C4.Scoop of DirtYour Old DroogQuelle Chris04:04play
C5.ZeroQuelle Chris04:46play
D1.Everything's Still FineNick Offerman02:13play
D2.Waiting For The MoonMosel & Ann...Quelle Chris05:30play
D3.River Anna WiseJean Grae06:51play
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