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The greatest names in the percussion world are equipped with the greatest name in the hardware world -- Gibraltar. Fact is, our endorsees use one or more of our products on the road and in the studio.

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Jermaine 'Beatdown' McQueen
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PERFORMS WITH:
Fort Minor

 


PROFILE
At the age of 15 Jermaine starting playying the club scene of New York City with legendary and prominent musicians. Now 27 years of age, Jermaine has been referred to as the "Soul Drummer" because it appears as though everything he plays is coming straight from the heart. Jermaine is not only an accomplished musician, but he is also an aspiring producer. He is fast becoming known as one of the best Hip Hop drummers on the scene, definitely helping to introduce live instrumentation into the world of Hip Hop. Jermaine says he chose Gibraltar because he appreciates the quality and toughness. He also states that Gibraltar Hardware is the best hardware around.

RECORDINGS
Spooks- Live, Every Little Thing, Blusyde- Overthere and Selonus- Untitled.

INFLUENCES
Jeff Davis, Gerald Heyward, Dennis Chambers, Dave West, Gene Lake, Chris Daddy Dave, Nat Townsley and Chad Smith.

ADVICE TO ASPIRING MUSICIANS
"Don't fear yourself. Embrace change and things that are different."