Cartel is the name of at least six different groups: 1. Cartel is an American pop punk band from Conyers, Georgia that formed in 2003. The current members of the band include vocalist/guitarist Will Pugh, lead guitarist Joseph Pepper, bassist Nic Hudson, and drummer Kevin Sanders. Their four studio albums are titled Chroma (2005), Cartel (2007), Cycles (2009) and Collider (2013). 2. Cartel is a German hip-hop group which have mostly Turkish members, who released a self-titled album in 1995. For the "Cartel" project, three bands got together: "Da Crime Posse" , "Erci E" and "Karakan". Read more about Cartel on Last.fm.