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Quality Control Music[1] (also known as Quality Control, QC the Label or simply QC) is an Atlanta-based record label founded by Kevin "Coach K" Lee and Pierre "Pee" Thomas in 2013.[2] Its productions were distributed through Universal Music Distribution until it was dismantled in 2015;[3] the label's releases are now distributed through Motown and Caroline, subsidiaries of the Capitol Music Group. Tamika Howard is the general manager of the label.[2] Simone Mitchell is also an executive of the label.

Quality Control Music
Quality-Control Logo2.jpg
Parent companyUniversal Music Group
Founded2013; 6 years ago (2013)
Founder
  • Kevin Lee
  • Pierre Thomas
StatusActive
Distributor(s)
Genre
LocationAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Official websitehttps://www.motownrecords.com/

The label has many acts signed, including Migos, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby and Marlo. The label also has Cardi B signed under a management deal, and Trippie Redd is signed to Solid Foundation, a management division of the label.[citation needed]

Contents

RosterEdit

Current actsEdit


In-house producersEdit


Former actsEdit

DiscographyEdit

Compilation albumsEdit

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[32]
US R&B/HH
[33]
Control the Streets, Volume 1[34]
  • Released: December 8, 2017
  • Label: Quality Control Music, Motown, Capitol
  • Format: Digital download
5 1
Control the Streets, Volume 2[35]
  • Released: August 16, 2019[36]
  • Label: Quality Control Music, Motown, Capitol
  • Format: Digital download
To be released

MixtapesEdit

List of mixtapes, with album details
Title Album details
Solid Foundation[37]
  • Released: February 3, 2014
  • Hosted by DJ Drama
  • Label: Quality Control Music
  • Format: Digital download

SinglesEdit

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US US
R&B/HH
"Too Hotty"
(with Migos)
2017 91
[38]
37
[39]
Control the Streets, Volume 1
"On Me"[40]
(with Lil Yachty and Young Thug)
"My Dawg (Remix)"
(with Lil Baby featuring Kodak Black, Quavo and Moneybagg Yo)
71
[41]
29
[41]
"Ice Tray"
(with Quavo and Lil Yachty)
74
[42]
30
[43]
"Fuck Dat Nigga"[44]
(with City Girls)
"Baby"
(with Lil Baby and DaBaby)
2019 34
[45]
14
[46]
Control the Streets, Volume 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Why the Rap Veterans Behind Atlanta Indie Label Quality Control Music Are the Smartest Guys in Hip-Hop". Billboard. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Coscarelli, Joe (November 21, 2017). "Atlanta Rap Keeps Evolving. Quality Control Is Taking It Global". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "Universal Music Group to Dismantle Distribution Company". THE URBAN BUZZ. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  4. ^ "Migos Signs with Motown & Capitol Records". Rap-Up. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  5. ^ "Lil Yachty Signs Deal With Quality Control". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  6. ^ "Quality Control CEO Pee On Signing Lil Baby, Talks Joe Budden, Migos + More | The Breakfast Club". The Breakfast Club. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  7. ^ "The Lowdown on Atlanta Hip-Hop Label Quality Control's Young Hit Squad -- From Migos to OG Maco". Billboard. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  8. ^ "DOMINGO on Instagram: "8.16.19 we OUTTA here ‼️‼️‼️ #ControlThaStreets2 @qualitycontrolmusic @qualitycontrolmusic @qualitycontrolmusic"". Instagram. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  9. ^ "BIG FOOLERY on Instagram: "✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️"". Instagram. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "Lingo Mufasa 🦁 on Instagram: "Can't wait to travel the world ✈️ C.T.S vol 2 8.16.19 #QC #YRN"". Instagram. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  11. ^ "Murk on Instagram: "8/16 We Gone ✈️🛩🚀"". Instagram. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  12. ^ "Duke Deuce 🦂 on Instagram: "Meet me there Control The Streets 2 8.16.19"". Instagram. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  13. ^ "Instagram post by 🚗DAYYTONA FØX [👾LVL99👾]💨 • Aug 17, 2019 at 4:23am UTC". Instagram. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  14. ^ "The Lowdown on Atlanta Hip-Hop Label Quality Control's Young Hit Squad -- From Migos to OG Maco". Billboard. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  15. ^ "{DEM 404 BOYZ]} RAPPER 24HEAVY GET SIGNED TO QUALITY CONTROL MUSIC!". Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  16. ^ "STREET BUD 🚦 on Instagram: "Signed my first deal ever wit @quavohuncho 🤝🙏🏾 @solidfoundationmgmt @qualitycontrolmusic GOD IS GREAT !!!💯"". Instagram. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  17. ^ "Quality Control Music Signs Jordan Hollywood". Complex. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  18. ^ "Stefflon Don is reportedly signed to record label Quality Control in the US". Capital XTRA. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  19. ^ "Quality Control Signs Layton Greene: "Our Very First R&B Artist"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  20. ^ "Miami Artists "The City Girls" Sign to Quality Control". www.vladtv.com. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  21. ^ "Meet OG Parker, the Atlanta Producer Helping QC Achieve Their "No Breaks" Mentality". DJBooth. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
  22. ^ "Quality Control Music Signs Producer Quay Global". producergrind.com. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  23. ^ http://hiphopdx.com, HipHopDX -. "Quality Control Welcomes TheGoodPerry fka Burberry Perry". HipHopDX. Retrieved October 25, 2018.
  24. ^ Hahn, Bryan. "Rich The Kid Signs to Interscope Records - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  25. ^ Weinstein, Max. "Skippa Da Flippa Premieres 'GangLand,' Talks Leaving Quality Control - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  26. ^ milliondollarkidd, J. G. (July 25, 2017). "I'M NO LONGER WIT #QC THATS STILL THE FAM BUT SUCH AS BUSINESS I'M A FREE AGENT #BIGOLEFACT #XVLOE". @joseguapo. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  27. ^ Jonny Cinco Speaks On His Career Going Independent After QC 🎬, retrieved August 11, 2019
  28. ^ OG Maco Speaks On Issues With Quality Control Music, Music With Quavo & More, retrieved August 11, 2019
  29. ^ OG Maco Speaks on Negatives of Quality Control (full interview) | Raww Reality Podcast, retrieved August 11, 2019
  30. ^ LilDuke60 (September 4, 2015). "I'm not MPA OR QC I'm #YSL But We Still Speak And Talk As Bros Everyday For All Who Is Concerned". @yslduke. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  31. ^ II, C. Vernon Coleman. "Young Greatness Leaves Quality Control, Signs to Cash Money - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  32. ^ Caulfield, Keith (December 18, 2017). "Luke Bryan Lands Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'What Makes You Country'". Billboard. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  33. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Albums: December 30, 2017". Billboard. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  34. ^ "Stream Quality Control's Compilation Project 'Control the Streets Vol. 1' f/ Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, and More". Complex. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  35. ^ Findlay, Mitch (June 5, 2019). "Quality Control CEO Pee Teases "Control The Streets Volume 2"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  36. ^ "Quality Control Announces 'Control the Streets, Vol. 2'". Rap-Up. July 16, 2019. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  37. ^ "Migos - Solid Foundation (Hosted By DJ Drama & QC The Label)". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  38. ^ "Migos – Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  39. ^ "Migos – Chart history: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  40. ^ "Young Thug and Lil Yachty Share New Song "On Me": Listen | Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
  41. ^ a b "Lil Baby - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  42. ^ "Quavo - Chart history: Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  43. ^ "Quavo - Chart history: Hot R&B Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  44. ^ "City Girls, Miami's Newest Rap Duo, is Not Checking for Broke Boys". Noisey. January 12, 2018. Retrieved July 14, 2018.
  45. ^ "DaBaby Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  46. ^ "DaBaby Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved August 22, 2019.

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