Musicians, actors, and writers, GQ and JQ created and starred in the hip-hop "add-RAP-tations" Othello: The Remix (London’s Globe Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Germany’s Neuss Festival), Funk it Up About Nothin' (Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Edinburgh, London and Australian tour), and The Award winning Off Broadway smash Bomb-itty of Errors. Film and television credits include Scratch and Burn (MTV), which they co-created and starred in, as well as work with Fox, CBS, and Showtime. GQ’s film credits include: Drumline, Taxi, I Think I Love My Wife and Rescue Dawn. JQ’s music credits include: Showtime’s Just Another Story, The Feel Good Album of the Year, his solo record Foul Mouth Poet, and his producing work with The Grommits, Postell, and Stop, Revolt.
GQ co-created, co-directed, and starred in the original productions of Othello: The Remix, Funk It Up About Nothin'. G also co-wrote and starred in the Off Broadway smash hit The Bomb-itty of Errors. Along with his brother and the other Bomb-itty guys, G wrote and starred in a hip-hop/sketch comedy TV show, Scratch and Burn (MTV). G’s screen credits include the movies Drumline, Taxi, I Think I Love My Wife and Werner Herzog’s Rescue Dawn. He wrote, directed and starred in the film Just Another Story (Showtime), has had prominent roles in Boston Public (Fox), Numbers (CBS), and co-starred in the one-hour drama Johnny Zero (Fox), and John Herzfeld’s pilot, S.I.S (Sony). Together with his brother JQ, he recorded The Feel Good Album of the Year. Originally from Chicago, he received his BFA from the Experimental Theatre Wing of Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.
JQ made his Off Broadway debut when he laid down the beats as DJ/Composer for the smash Shakespearean "add-RAP-tation", The Bomb-itty of Errors. Along with his brother, GQ, he co-created, co-directed, composed and starred in the original productions of Othello: The Remix and Funk It Up About Nothin'. J co-wrote and starred in the hip-hop/sketch comedy TV show, Scratch and Burn for MTV. For his brother’s film, Just Another Story (Showtime), he created the score and original soundtrack. J produced the solo hip-hop album Foul Mouth Poet under his moniker J.A.Q., and other albums including Smashing (The Grommits) The Good Thief (Postell), Go Strong And Call It Awesome! (Stop, Revolt) and The Feel Good Album Of The Year (Q Brothers). He was the lead singer of Them vs. Them, a Chicago rock band, and is currently co-host (with oldest brother TQ) of Smallflower TV, a video blog about natural health and body care based on Merz Apothecary, the family business.