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Today In Hip Hop History: A Tribe Called Quest Dropped Their Debut Album ‘The People’s Instinctive Travels And The Path To Rhythm’ LP 31 Years Ago

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Ahead of its time to say the least, A Tribe Called Quest‘s experimental, alternative, jazz rap was originally unappreciated by mainstream audiences. It took six years for the Tribe’s first album to hit gold. The album might not have been a huge commercial success at first, but their innovative and comedic sound beautifully balanced the light-hearted […]

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, […]

Is An Outkast & A Tribe Called Quest Verzuz Battle On The Way?

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As we await the second season premiere of Verzuz, set to take place on Monday, November 9th as T.I. and Jeezy duke it out, Swizz Beatz may have revealed a pending matchup that sounds too good to be true. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Speaking with Kid Capri on Instagram Live, Swizz announced that a […]

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, […]

The Abstract! Q-Tip Will Be at Bonhams New York Showcasing His Personal Art Collection

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Q-Tip has always been known as “The Abstract” of his rap collective we all know and love as A Tribe Called Quest, and now he’s proving exactly why by curating a special art exhibition at legendary auction house Bonhams New York. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information View this post on Instagram #oldiebutagoodie #ninachanelabney #ninachanel #ninaabney […]

Elton John Says A Tribe Called Quest is ‘the Seminal Hip-Hop Band of All Time’

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Sir Elton John has exposed his Hip-Hop taste, which includes a dose of A Tribe Called Quest. In a recent episode of a special edition of Elton John’s Beats 1 radio show “Elton John’s Rocket Hour” featuring Q-Tip, the pop-rock legend describes the iconic Hip-Hop group as being “the seminal hip-hop band of all time.” Visit […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Phife Dawg Three Years Later

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Phife Dawg, born Malik Taylor, was a founding member of Hip Hop pioneers A Tribe Called Quest, along with group members Q-Tip, Jarobi White, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad. On March 22, 2016, Phife’s relatives revealed in a public statement: “We regret to share the news that on Tuesday March 22nd, 2016, Malik has passed away […]

Happy Birthday Phife Dawg! (R.I.P.)

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On this day in 1970, the second lyrical half of A Tribe Called Quest, Phife Dawg was born. Born Malik Isaac Taylor in Queens, New York, Phife is one-fourth of one of the most influential groups in Hip Hop culture; A Tribe Called Quest. It’s been almost three years since Phife lost his battle with […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: A Tribe Called Quest Dropped Their ‘Midnight Marauders’ LP 25 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 […]

A Tribe Called Quest Celebrates 25th Anniversary of ‘Midnight Marauders’ with Capsule Collection

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Words by: Rashad Grove Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As A Tribe Called Quest celebrates the 25th anniversary of their classic LP Midnight Marauders on November 9th, the album will be re-released with a capsule collection. Items included in the capsule are the Midnight Marauders hoodie, the track listing tees which are t-shirts designed with […]

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 […]

10 Best Hip Hop-Themed Sneaker Releases

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As we await A$AP Rocky’s Under Armour shoe, the latest YEEZY release by Kanye West alongside adidas, and whether Drake will decide if he’s #TeamAdidas or #TeamNike, one thing that’s for sure is that Hip-Hop has an obsession with sneakers: then again, who doesn’t? Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information We decided to sift through some […]

The New OFF-WHITE™ Low-Top Trainers Pay Lowkey Homage to ATCQ

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Virgil Abloh is currently killing it, both as Louis Vuitton’s latest leading menswear designer and on his own under the OFF-WHITE™ label. Being that footwear has always been a winner for the brand, it’s only fitting that we’re getting a new low-top silhouette just in time for the hottest month of summer. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

A Tribe Called Quest Releases Their Final Visual ‘The Space Program’

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Three months ago, A Tribe Called Quest released their final music video, “The Space Program.” However, the late March visual accompaniment to 2016’s We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service album was only available to some platform subscribers. Now, the incredible farewell video (dedicated to the late Phife Dawg) from the group is […]

Q-Tip Revamps the Coming of His New Album ‘The Last Zulu’

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Six years ago, Q-Tip undisputed Hip-Hop legend and lead member of the iconic A Tribe Called Quest signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music. His fourth solo effort, The Last Zulu was supposed to be his prime release with the label, but the said drop has yet to happen. On Saturday night, Tip revamped the coming […]

May The 4th…. Be With You: Best Hip-Hop’s Star War Name Drops

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Star Wars originally hit the big screen just as Hip-Hop was finding its feet so it’s only natural that the pop culture phenomenon had an influence on those who were also finding their creative feet at around the same time. A science fiction/fantasy movie franchise that broke through the barriers and becomes adored by more […]

Today In Hip Hop History: A Tribe Called Quest Dropped Their Debut Album ‘The People’s Instinctive Travels And The Path To Rhythm’ LP 28 Years Ago

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Ahead of its time to say the least, A Tribe Called Quest‘s experimental, alternative, jazz rap was originally unappreciated by mainstream audiences. It took six years for the Tribe’s first album to hit gold. The album might not have been a huge commercial success at first, but their innovative and comedic sound beautifully balanced the light-hearted […]

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