Lance Gibbs better known Rich Ruler formally known as H.Q. is an American rapper, record producer, from New York, New York. He is the CEO of Still Young Records, which he started in February 2010 at the age of 18. His “H for Hierarchy” LP, which is hosted by Coast2CoastMixtapes, has been downloaded more than 800,000 times and still counting. HQ currently lives in Atlanta, GA.
The singer and songwriter of hip hop music known as HQ has released his latest single, “Ferrari” The track is the first single from his unreleased ep. HQ’s Smooth, slick, and bringing dropped bass measurable in sheer tonnage, “Ferrari” by H.Q. available world wide everywhere music is sold.
HQ has cited as main artistic influences many of today’s most popular legends of the scene, such as Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and Snoop Dogg, as well as titans of the old school like the Fugees, Tupac Shakur, and the Notorious B.I.G.. aditionally, HQ also cites reggae demigod Bob Marley and, in his own words, “hip-hop culture is me. I love it.”
As with most music from HQ, “Ferrari” is a track with a unique theme and catchy chorus. This extends throughout the artists music, as well.
“The song is about a women, who is foreign, exotic not just in the way she looks, but her personality shes Unique in the way she loves me” HQ writes. ” I give all the women I date nick names, this one happens to be called Ferrari”
“I was raised on music,” writes the rapper. “Music set the tone of my house growing up. I could always tell what kind of mood my parents were in based off the music they played. I used to watch the Video Music Box with my dad as a kid. I loved music videos. I used to sneak and rap all the songs in the mirror with a brush. I mean I knew every word to every song then. It became part of who I am.”
The brush was replaced by a mic before too long, but not before HQ cut his teeth in real competition. He writes of this, “I used to rap battle, then in high school I started a group called Lotto Family. That’s when I knew that I was born to travel the world performing my music.” H.Q. has been featured on some of hip hops most notable blogs, such as This is 50, Jack Thriller, VladTv, The Hype Magazine, PaperchasingDotcom, and many others.
HQ has performed at several venues in New York including the Madam Walker Theatre Center, B.B. Kings in New York, in Times Square, and at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York.
Accomplishments: Performed at BMI 1 Opened for Future in Sumter, SC Performed at Dwight Freeney Benefit Concert (Along with Chris Brown & Jadakiss; Hosted by Tweet) Opened for Day26 at IceHouse in Indianapolis, IN U Rock Tour MTV Before The Fame Tour (Fan Favorite) Santos Party House NYC B.B. Kings in NYC Royal Peacock Club Haven Museum Bar Caribbean Festival 2017 Club Drom NYC