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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, […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Chris Lighty’s Violator Records Releases ‘Violator: The Album’ 21 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip Hop history, the management company and label imprint Violator released their first compilation album entitled Violator: The Album. Showcasing the management team’s star-studded talent roster, this album is full of rarities making it a must-have for any self-proclaimed “Hip Hop head.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information For those out of the […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Poetic Justice’ Opened in Theaters 27 Years Ago

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On this date in 1993, the “good girl loves bad boy” hood flick Poetic Justice appeared for the first time on silver screens around the country. Starring the late Tupac Shakur and Janet Jackson, Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information There’s no question that Tupac built an impressive film repertoire during his career, boasting a filmography […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Chris Lighty’s Violator Records Releases ‘Violator: The Album’ 19 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip Hop history, the management company and label imprint Violator released their first compilation album entitled Violator: The Album. Showcasing the management team’s star studded talent roster, this album is full of rarities making it a must have for any self proclaimed “Hip Hop head.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information For those […]

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 […]

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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