Consequence (rapper)

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Consequence
Consequence by David Shankbone.jpg
Consequence in 2007
Background information
Birth name Dexter Raymond Mills, Jr.
Also known as Quence, Cons, the Cons, Ray Tip
Origin Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s)
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1993–present
Labels Band Camp Records (current)
GOOD Music (former)
Associated acts
Website www.consmusic.com

Dexter Raymond Mills, Jr., better known by his stage name Consequence, is an American hip hop recording artist from Queens, New York City, New York. Consequence debuted in 1996, appearing several times on A Tribe Called Quest's fourth album Beats, Rhymes, and Life, as he is the cousin of foreman Q-Tip; in March 2007, he released his debut album Don't Quit Your Day Job!, under Columbia Records and Kanye West's GOOD Music. Consequence left GOOD Music in 2011, on bad terms, after being signed with the label since 2005, he and West later reconciled, despite Consequence speaking ill of West. Consequence subsequently launched his own record label, Band Camp Records, following his departure from GOOD Music.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
U.S. U.S. Rap U.S. Independent U.S. Heatseekers
2007 Don't Quit Your Day Job![1]
  • Released: March 6, 2007
  • Label: GOOD, Columbia
  • Format: CD (#8287689631), digital download
113 12 10 1
2016 A Good Comeback Story
  • Released: January 18, 2016
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Mixtapes[edit]

  • Take 'Em To The Cleaners (2004)
  • The Cons Vol. 4: Finish What You Started (2006)
  • The Cons Vol. 5: Refuse 2 Die (2007)
  • The Cons Vol. 6: King of Queens (2009)
  • Movies on Demand (2010)
  • Movies on Demand II (2011)
  • Movies on Demand III (2011)
  • Curb Certified (2011)
  • Movies on Demand IV (2013)

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Album
US
R&B
1997 "Queens Get The Money" (featuring Havoc of Mobb Deep) Niggaz Get The Money EP
2003 "Turn Ya Self In" Take 'Em To The Cleaners
2005 "Caught Up in the Hype" Non-album single
2006 "Callin' Me" Don't Quit Your Day Job!
2007 "Don't Forget 'Em"
"The Good, The Bad, The Ugly" (featuring Kanye West)
2008 "Job Song"
2009 "Whatever You Want" (featuring Kanye West and John Legend) 112 Non-album single
2012 "Something Light" (featuring Pooch Hall) Non-album single
2013 "Going Thru Withdrawal" (featuring Mysonne & Jae Millz) Non-album single
2014 "The Whole World" (featuring Mark Crozer) Non-album single
2017 "All Black Neighborhood" (featuring Royce da 5'9") Non-album single
"Say My Name" (featuring Papoose & Peedi Crakk) Non-album single

As featured artist[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Album
US US
R&B
2004 "Spaceship" (Kanye West feat. GLC, Consequence) 124 The College Dropout
2005 "Gone"[A] (Kanye West feat. Cam'Ron, Consequence) 18 6 Late Registration
2006 "Grammy Family" (DJ Khaled feat. Kanye West, Consequence, and John Legend) 124 Listennn... the Album and Don't Quit Your Day Job!
2007 "Anything" (Patti LaBelle feat. Kanye West and Consequence) 64 The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle
Notes
  1. ^ "Gone" charted in October 2013, following increased sales as a result of its use in a viral Internet video.[2]

Guest appearances[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Love & Hip Hop: New York Himself Supporting Cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Click to Play Don't Quit Your Day Job – Consequence". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2010. 
  2. ^ Gruger, William (October 9, 2013). "Kanye West's Long-'Gone' Song Debuts In Hot 100's Top 20". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 11, 2013.