Detroit's underground hip-hop scene remains vital as well, fueled by the work of artists like the Crown Nation collective's Quelle Chris and Denmark Vessey, and Nick Speed, who released his debut album (as Nicholas) on Moodymann's Mahogani Music.

Quelle Chris f/ Danny Brown & Roc Marciano "Shotgun" (2011)
Denmark Vessey f/ Quelle Chris "Green Party Swishercrats" (2011)
Denmark Vessey "Cult Classic" (2012)
Nicholas "Streets of Detroit" (2013)
Boldy James "JIMBO" (2011)