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  • From : ChiTown, United States
  • Joined : Fri 13th Feb 2009, 9 years ago

About Me

E.Que Soul is a soul singer, songwriter, rapper and producer originally from Gary, Indiana and now resides on the north side of Chicago. E.Que's interest in multiple musical instruments and burning need to create started the chain of events that created the undeniably smooth, yet futuristic sound E.QUE possesses today. He combined his r&b/gospel upbringing with his 'love at first sight' relationship with hip hop. He constantly reinvents himself over and over again while maintaining an unmatched creativity in today's industry. He mastered his own unique sound and has been making hits for himself and a long list of others for over six years. He has built his EQUATOR brand of music with absolute distinction and has shown unmistakably that the Equator is synonymous with extreme heat. The list of songs with the Equator stamp continues to grow in 2009. E.QUE, commonly referred to as "The One Man Collab", is a genius as he steps into the booth and creates arrangements and sounds of an almost prophetic nature. Whether E.QUE provides the beat, sings the hook, or adds a verse, artists know E.QUE is that 'go to' guy. His presence and capabilities are reassuring and his confidence is evident to a blind man. He's now one of the most sought after underground talents for collaboration projects in the Midwest. His list of growing requests and loyal fans prove this multi-talented artist has proven himself a force to be reckoned with in the world of music. Some believe his everchanging physical appearance is just as versatile as his music. Some say that he has a different look for every song. E.QUE simply states,"I get bored really easy." There is no swagger like the E.QUE swagger. E.QUE is sure to leave you anticipating his next move, his next song. He is that outstanding complete package that is never afraid to take risks with his music, break down genre walls, and ultimately create colorblind music that feels good to your soul. He'll mesmerize his female audience with his soulful singing voice and still rock the crowd with his thought provoking, feel good, high energy verses all in the blink of an eye. Hence, the name ILL Switch. E.QUE proudly accepted the given name of ILL SWITCH for his obvious ability to 'switch it up' with his music. When it comes to music, E.QUE believes there are no limits, just guidelines. E.QUE jumps the fence of musical genres to expand the original sound he's created so as to always keep it fresh. He has a strong online presence and you can find E.QUE featured on various urban and pop music websites worldwide. Keep in mind, E.QUE' s sound may not be the sound you're used to hearing, but it IS the one you'll LOVE to hear. His voice will be deposited in your memory bank and stored there as you gain interest into his music and his world. He never follows trends, he creates them. The more you listen, the more hooked you become. There's no mistaking it, E.QUE is the ONE to keep your eyes on as he skyrockets through the music world. Please stay tuned.

Instruments I play

Trumpet And Piano

Software I Use

Hardware I Use

Listening To Right Now

Stadium Arcadium-Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Kingdom Come- Jay-Z, Michael Jackson 3 Disc Collection

10 Favourite Albums

I'll get to this one later.

My Influences / Fav Artists

KRS One, Jay-Z, Nas, Bone Thugs in Harmony, Michael Jackson, R.Kelly, Nirvana, Incubus, P.O.D., Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes

My Music Sounds Like

NO OTHER...100% Original

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