ReQ Cartier grabs the instrumental to Pusha T's latest drop, "Nosetalgia" from his debut solo project, "My Name Is My Name." The Brooklyn emcee uses the dark instrumental to vent his true feelings about 3 things: The Music Industry, NYC Artists & Support Within NYC. ReQ Cartier is prepping to release his 2nd solo mixtape "New Jack City" on October 31st.
ReQ Cartier was born TreQuan Love on April 28, 1991 in Brooklyn, NY. Hailing from the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, ReQ is the oldest of his mother’s three children. From young, he was always interested in the music field. At the age of eleven, ReQ started songwriting, as a hobby to occupy free time after school. By the age of fourteen, he had moved onto recording his written work over instrumentals through a computer mic and a program, he mastered, known as Cool Edit Pro. In 2009, ReQ turned eighteen and decided to pursue a career in music. After years of studying the principles of being an artist and the music industry, he was ready to take a step into the entertainment world.
ReQ Cartier’s talents include rapping, singing, producing, directing, graphic designing and audio engineering, all self-taught. Through his music, it’s not hard to figure his influences; With a flow of artists such as Jay-Z and Fabolous; yet a creative mind like Tyler, The Creator and Kanye West. ReQ is a member of YPB, a HipHop collective, along with long-time best friend, Hollywood Rome. He also has started a movement, deemed his brand, "The Suite Life" which is also the title of his debut project.
With hundreds of songs recorded, hundreds of songs engineered, thousands of downloads and thousands of online friends, ReQ Cartier’s buzz is one that will be worth the build-up as he strives to put New hip-hop back on top in the entertainment industry.
Production Credits: Soulja Boy, YG, Meek Mill, Lil Snupe, IAMSU
Engineering Credits: Fabolous, Soulja Boy, Fat Trel