Rapper Q came within the picture in 2008 with a rigorous advertising campaign that involved everyone from SoSo Def guy Jermaine Dupri to customer good large Procter & Gamble. Created Kareem Savage and elevated in Brooklyn, NY, Q was initially noticed in the past due ’90s alongside fellow rappers Crimson Café and Gravy in Da Franchise. Authorized to Violator, the group got on 1999’s Violator: The Recording compilation along with 2001’s Vol. 2, however the label by no means released a full-length from your crew. Q experienced relocated to Miami using the group but once they break up in 2001, he relocated to Atlanta. It had been there he befriended DJ Khaled along with DJ Shakim, who launched Q to Jermaine Dupri. Dupri authorized the rapper to his SoSo Def label in 2006 and launched him through a remix of Alicia Secrets’ massive strike “NOBODY.” As Dupri’s empire started to come beneath the Def Jam umbrella in 2007, Q arrived. Soon a advertising campaign was attracted where in fact the rapper seems in tv and magazine advertisements for Procter & Gamble’s Label Body Aerosol along with an bout of MTV Journal, a reality display that rarely presented debut artists. It had been all in expectation of Q’s debut recording, planned for any 2008 release.