Internal Quest
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Internal Quest

Newark, New Jersey, United States | SELF

Newark, New Jersey, United States | SELF
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Internal Quest @ Zhou B Art Center

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Internal Quest @ Minglewood Hall's 1884 Lounge

Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Memphis, Tennessee, USA



Grant Parks drops off the 3rd single off his soon to be available (Spring 2012) project Giant. The album features new tracks from Sadat X of Brand Nubian, A.G. of DITC, Phil G, Pugs Atomz, Add-2, Lumba Blackwood & more! - Flawless Hustle

Glad to have Quest open for me...we gon rock it! - Internal Quest & Sadat X in Memphis, TN

Check out this track entitled, “Problems” (Remix by DJ Hush) featuring Sadat X, Craig G., El Da Sensei & Internal Quest. -

I listened to the mixtape intensely! I thought it was creative, clever and well thought out…I liked your flow and I was blown away by the featured artists as well. - Gutter World Radio

New Musik too drip to! -

Flight 973 to Sydney is a free release available now thanks to Jersey Sound Lab, google that shit. -

Not bad... -

I told ya'll that there would be more from Quest. New underground heater by Internal Quest. Not only is Quest showing he can spit bars with the legends, but he also flexes is production and engineering skills. Check it out! -

Here's some NJ heat from the homey Internal Quest; it's been a bit since I've received/heard new music from him, so it's good to have a full package of tracks - both with Quest as MC and Quest as producer - to digest. This tape is hosted by Aussie DJ Nino Brown, and features some classic cats, including El Da Sensei and 5FT (from Black Moon). Shouts to Jersey Soundlab; hit the jump for a stream, tracklist and download info! -

Internal Quest is ill! Don't sleep on greatness. - Temptin Tuesday w/ Reko

Flight 973 to Sydney” is compiled of rawness, soulful infused production while paying homage to the boom-bap the hip-hop game has been missing. - Peace! Magazine

Quest is the next best thing to come out of New Jersey! - WRNU | Rutgers Newark Radio

Overall, Flight 973 To Sydney, is an excellent Hip-Hop experience which not only introduces you to Internal Quest (and put the spotlight on the still chronically slept on state of New Jersey Hip-Hop) but also reinforces that real, original music is alive and kicking in the modern rap world. -


"Monumental" LP coming soon

4th Quarter EP available February 2012

"All Hands on Deck" available now

"Flight 973 to Sydney" available now

"Ipod Food" Mixtape (2009)

"Hold Up" Mixtape (2008)



Hold Up! ...Hip-Hop has been a major force for Internal Quest – the emcee, producer and engineer. Growing up in the streets of New Jersey’s largest city, Newark, Terry Booker was born to be in the limelight. Influenced by the Notorious B.I.G., Terry borrowed the Brooklynite’s first rap alter ego of Quest and ever since then Terry embodied the skill and potential of a gifted rapper.

At the young age of 6 years old Internal Quest began to play drums that lasted until high school. Blessed with the confidence to create music Internal Quest, or simply known as Quest, put his gifts into the form of music and started to produce and rap. When Quest turned 17 years old he began working with local rappers in Brick City; although some of his affiliations fell through Quest put his future into his own hands and formed his own opportunities. Internal Quest decided to pursue audio engineering as a career by enrolling into the Institute of Audio Research (IAR) in Manhattan and graduated from IAR with a 3.8 GPA. In 2010, Internal Quest and his manager created Jersey Sound Lab, a group of young hip-hop inspired rappers, singers and producers that come together to preserve hip-hop and make quality productions through mixtapes and compilations.

In the summer of 2010, Internal Quest dropped an international mix cd titled “Flight 973 to Sydney” with Australia’s #1 Urban DJ - DJ Nino Brown that reached the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Canada, and Australia. Internal Quest has worked with Germany’s own B-Doub on their “Food for Thought” project that features Internal Quest and El Da Sensei’s track “Talk of the City”.

Internal Quest continues to unleash raw talent by releasing group compilations, mixtapes and solo projects. Internal Quest has toured across the east and mid west from New York City to Memphis to Chicago. The summer of 2011, Quest opened up for Brand Nubian’s Sadat X in Memphis, which was featured on MTV’s M.A.D.E. Chicago fans showed love as Quest performed his latest single “Problems” Remix ft. El Da Sensei, Sadat X and Craig G (Scratches by DJ Hush) [currently on].

Internal Quest was also featured as a Producer/Artist on DJ Nino Brown’s chart-topping “Blazin” 2011 compilation, debuting at #3 on Urban/ #5 on Compilation Charts by the Australia Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Also, Quest is featured on JAPAN’s “Seasons’ End-Moment‘s In Life” with track “Come Around” featuring El Da Sensei - it can be bought in stores in JAPAN and In between producing and engineering, Internal Quest is currently recording his debut album, touring and collaborating with artists from across the globe.