Jason Quintel Harkless, better known by the stage name J-Quin, is an independent rapper, song writer, and businessman. As a product of Wilmington North Carolina, he has recently relocated to a city that became a second home for him over the past 10 years, Charlotte North Carolina, to further pursue his dream of a career in the music industry.  While building his brand and beginning to prove his worth as one of the country’s hottest MC’s, he has performed in front of some of the industries greats such as Rick Ross, The Lox & multi-platinum singer/song writer the “Dream just to name a few. J-Quin has also opened for the Bad Boys of Comedy Show featuring Tone X and Chris “Funnyman” Robinson.

Most recently, he entered and won the Sounds of the QC Hip Hop Contest for Charlotte’s new anthem. This is an opportunity that J-Quin and his team, “Quintessential Sounds” anticipate will be the launching point for the national recognition that he has diligently pursued since childhood. Keep your eyes on J-Quin and the Quintessential Sounds Movement via all social media outlets. The sky is the limit and they are on the rise.