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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 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 […]

Q-Tip Set To Play Jazz Legend Miles Davis In New Nelson George Stage Production

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A Tribe Called Quest‘s own, Q-Tip will star in an upcoming stage production written by author and music critic Nelson George about the momentous times of jazz legend Miles Davis. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Titled, My Funny Valentine, the production transpires during one of Davis most revered eras in 1981, a time of misfortune […]

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 […]

Q-Tip Blasts the Grammys for ATCQ Nomination Snub

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Words by Megan A. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The nominations for the 2018 Grammys was announced yesterday and a lot of people were happy to hear who the lucky nominees are. However, one person is very upset over a Grammys snub, and rightfully so. A Tribe Called Quest’s founding member Q-Tip took to his […]

Q-Tip Goes in on Grammys, Calls Out 9th Wonder for Exclusion [Watch]

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Living legend and one-fourth of the infamous A Tribe Called Quest member Q-Tip has a bone to pick with the Grammys and a few nominees. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a post on Instagram, Tip blasts the Grammys for their exclusion of ATCQ’s final album We Got It From Here Thank You For Your Service, […]

Happy Birthday to a Hip-Hop Legend: Phife Dawg

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Today, Nov. 20th marks the birthday of A Tribe Called Quest’s funkiest lyricist, Phife Dawg. The 5-foot assassin would have turned 47 years old today. In March 2016, Phife Dawg passed away from complications deriving from diabetes. “When’s the last time you heard a funky diabetic?” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The swift flow and […]

Talib Kweli Teams With Anderson .Paak For ‘Traveling Light’ Track & Visual

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Talib Kweli is spreading consciousness the Brooklyn way in his Hip-Hop cultured filled visual featuring multi-talent Anderson .Paak, “Traveling Light.” For the true hip-hop enthusiast, this is perhaps, a legendary bound piece of work. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Black Star class-act of an emcee starts off the track with lyrics that hone one of […]

Jason Moran and Q-Tip Begets ‘Hip Hop Era’ At Kennedy Center

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Words by Megan Ambers Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information It was a one night only treat at the Kennedy Center in D.C., when pianist Jason Moran and legendary rapper Q-Tip performed a musical collaboration on Friday. Both named Artistic Directors for the Center, the pair performed in the newly renovated Terrace Theater to commemorate the first night […]

2 Chainz & Q-Tip Are Working On New Music

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2 Chainz stopped by Hot 97 and had a good conversation with E-Bro and Laura Stylez about the differences between New York and Atlanta, JAY-Z’s 4:44 album, and unveiled that he’s collaborating with Hip Hop vet, Q-Tip. I went over to Q-Tip[‘s house last night] and let him hear the Statik records ’cause I want him to […]

Big Boi Reveals An Outkast-ATCQ Album Was In The Works

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It was last week, as one-half of duo Outkast, Big Boi made his rounds promoting his latest solo album Boomiverse that he stopped by New York’s Hot 97 and made a striking revelation. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Sitting down with Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez, he mentioned that Outkast and A Tribe Called Quest were […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Phife Dawg One Year 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 […]

Termanology Returns to Rap with More Politics

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Termanology has recruited all-star cast of luminaries to round out what promises to be one of 2016’s most diverse projects “More Politics” which drops Nov. 18th including features from Joey Bada$$, Bun B, Styles P, Sheek Louch, Saigon, KXNG Crooked, Bodega Bamz, Westside Gunn, Conway, Your Old Droog & Chris Rivers. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Kanye West Speaks on Phife Dawg’s Influence at His Memorial in Harlem

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Phife Dawg‘s memorial is going down right now at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City, and unannounced, Kanye West just took the stage, and in a brief speech, he explained that A Tribe Called Quest “raised” him, and praised their ability to sample, and credited them with inspiring his musicality. Watch the tail […]

ICYMI: Busta Rhymes Announces New Project To Be Released On Christmas

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Busta Rhymes is officially getting back in the game, releasing a follow-up to December 2013’s The Abstract & The Dragon mixtape, created alongside Q-Tip. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Announced via Instagram, Busta will be releasing a (solo) sequel to the mixtape on December 25, 2015. The project is titled The Abstract Went On Vacation, and perhaps […]

Pusha T Announces Release Date for ‘Darkest Before Dawn’

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Since the release of his solo debut, My Name Is My Name, G.O.O.D. Music prez Pusha T has been teasing the release of his sophomore effort, beginning with photos of a reported 20-day studio marathon with The Neptunes from January 2014. Since then, new Pusha T music has been scarce, but following the release of […]

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