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Koo Qua is one of Denver’s finest and most respected MC’s. Her microphone presence is
dynamic and her style exudes charisma. The winner of 2016’s South West Indy Artist Award
for “Best Hip-hop Song” (“Caught Up”), Koo Qua has created a lane totally unique to her
movement and message. Through hard work and dedication to the rhymes and culture of
hip-hip, this MC has opened for Do or Die at Marquis Theatre in Denver, Chris Webby and
more, creating a banner year out of 2016.
After winning the coveted Westword Music Showcase “Best Hip-hop Artist of the Year” in
2015, Koo Qua has blazed through the music scene, opening doors not only for herself, but
other women in the artist community.
In addition to joining the Queens of Hip-Hop as a rap/MC representative, Koo Qua became
a member of the “Rap Chicks Do rap Shit” movement, became the headlining MC of the
“Girl-Illa” campaign founded by Alisha B, and produced the first Colorado All Lady MC. All of these endeavors flourished alongside Koo Qua’s devotion to rap slaying and releasing
brand new music.
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