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Today in Hip-Hop History: A Tribe Called Quest Dropped Their ‘Midnight Marauders’ LP 27 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, A Tribe Called Quest Released their third studio album Midnight Marauders. As the group’s most popular work, this album marked the height of Hip-Hop’s Afrocentric/hippie movement. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Aside from content, this album’s cover is it’s most distinctive quality. It features a full-frontal portrait of the same black, […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: A Tribe Called Quest Dropped Their ‘Midnight Marauders’ LP 26 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, A Tribe Called Quest Released their third studio album Midnight Marauders. As the group’s most popular work, this album marked the height of Hip-Hop’s Afrocentric/hippie movement. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Aside from content, this album’s cover is it’s most distinctive quality. It features a full-frontal portrait of the same black, […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: ATCQ Drops Their ‘Low End Theory’ Album 27 Years Ago

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On this date in 1991, Queens emcees Q-Tip and the late Phife Dawg along with their DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad released the group’s second full-length studio album Low End Theory. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The sophomore jinx definitely did not come into play with this project from Tribe, with both Tip and Phife’s rhyme […]

Rakim Proves His Technique Is Still Sharp in Moving Tiny Desk Concert

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Despite the fact that back in 1992, Rakim Allah told you and me “Don’t Sweat the Technique,” it is apparent that his skill set is certainly something to break a sweat about. In lieu of dropping his new single “King’s Paradise,” the God MC delivered a nostalgic performance on NPR‘s Tiny Desk Concert series last […]

A Tribe Called Quest Set To Make A “Major Announcement” On Monday

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As time goes by, hip-hop greats tend to become greater. The past two years have been pretty eventful for the legendary hip-hop collective, A Tribe Called Quest. In the first quarter of 2016, the group’s lead emcee, Phife Dawg unexpectedly passed away from complications tied to diabetes, sending the entire hip-hop community into a vague […]

Happy Birthday To Renowned Hip-Hop Producer, The Late J Dilla

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The works of renowned hip-hop producer J Dilla or Jay Dee is one throws listeners into calm chills. Today (Feb. 7) the late producer would have turned 44 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Dilla has been a force to be reckoned with throughout the 90s due to his ability to craft a signature […]

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