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Q-Tip and Jarobi Talk About The Creative Process for A Tribe Called Quest’s Final LP

Q-Tip announced A Tribe Called Quest’s first album in 18 years just days ago. Though few details beyond its November 11th release date were given, Tribe fans were elated to learn that new music from one of Hip Hop’s trailblazing groups was almost ready and on its way. We now have the album’s cover art…

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Q-Tip Has Been Named The Kennedy Center’s First-Ever Artistic Director for Hip-Hop Culture

After a performance from Kendrick Lamar last year with the National Symphony Orchestra, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is continuing to honor the culture of music. Rap legend Q-Tip has recently been named the program’s first artistic director for hip-hop culture. “With Hip Hop constantly changing and evolving, it is easy…

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Q-Tip Chops It Up With D’Angelo And Dials Up Andre 3000 On Beats 1 Radio Show

On the latest installment of his Apple Music Beats 1 station “Abstract Radio,” hip-hop pioneer Q-Tip dials up D’Angelo for a brief chatter about music greats including Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Sly Stone, and more. In a 3-way attempt, the two dialed in Andre 3000 to join in, except Andre was tied up in the…

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Lion Babe Hits The Studio With Pharrell & Q-Tip

During a recent chat with VIBE, New York R&B duo Lion Babe discussed future musical collaborations and a recent studio session with Pharrell: “It was definitely a little surreal at times but he was just like ‘what do you want out of this?,” beatsmith Lucas told VIBE. “And no one really asked us that or…

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Watch Q-Tip Lead New York Protest Against Ferguson

Last night in Ferguson, Missouri, a grand jury has ruled to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot and killer following an encounter with police in August. The ruling has resulted protesters in Ferguson and cities all across the globe to react, taking to…

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Audio: Mariah Carey, “Meteorite (Q-Tip Remix)”

Q-Tip is back on his producer boards for a new Disco flip of Mariah Carey‘s “Meteorite,” a featured track from her new album, Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse. The album is out today. Listen to the album in it’s entirety now via iTunes Radio and stream the Q-Tip flipped track below:

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Q-Tip & Disclousure To Collaborate

Hip-Hop veteran Q-Tip started a buzz on the innanets yesterday when he announced his upcoming collaboration with Grammy-nominated electronic duo Disclosure via an Instagram post. The English duo’s consistency has also won over a legion of American fans, who may be looking for dance music with soulful pop nuances and not the testosterone-fueled “drops” of big room EDM. Brothers Guy and Howard have garnered millions of YouTube plays by exquisitely…

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Download Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes’ ‘The Abstract & The Dragon’ Mixtape

Long-time friends and hip-hop veteran collaborators Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes release their anticipated joint mixtape, The Abstract & The Dragon. The 28-track project features original music and reworks, including guest appearances from Talib Kweli, Lil Wayne, Missy Elliott, Raekwon, and others. Standout tracks include the title track and recently released single, “Thank You.” Stream the…

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The Super Spirit of Junie Morrison

I remember the first time I heard Junie Morrison‘s “Super Spirit“…Q-Tip played it for me one night in his studio in Jersey. No song had ever made me feel quite like it. It tapped into places and spiritual frequencies that I couldn’t even put into words. I listened to it on loop for an hour,…

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Watch A Tribe Called Quest’s Video For The Politically Forward “We The People”

Since the release of their surprise album We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service, A Tribe Called Quest has been consistently stealing the spotlight. The legendary group has not lost their thought provoking rap style and this is crystal clear in their new video for the controversial single, “We The People.” Q-Tip, Jarobi,…

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‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service’ is A Tribe Called Quest’s Triumphant Egress

That bittersweet moment when A Tribe Called Quest returns with their final album is upon us and has already sent Hip Hop lovers on the wildest emotional roller coaster ride fathomable. Bitter because this is the last scene in one of our creator’s greatest written stories. Sweet because the lost art of group rap has…

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Dave Chappelle to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ for the First Time

Dave Chappelle is scheduled to host Saturday Night Live for the first time next weekend. How can we ever forget his iconic comedy sketches that have left us bent over clutching our stomach? Dave put Chappelle’s Show behind him in 2005 and has only very rarely made public appearances since. The beloved comedian just recently returned…

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