What can be said about The Roots that hasn’t already been said? Everyone knows they are the go to band for rappers wanting to experiment with live instrumentation. Need we remind you of their performances with Jay-Z for his Unplugged show in 2001 and his Fade to Black concert film? The Philadelphia bred hip-hop musicians […]
Q-Tip headlined this year’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival and during his set he brought “A Guy Called West” to help him out on the vocals to the ATCQ hit, “Award Tour.” Props to @AsSeenByScene for visuals. Spotted @Nahright. RELATED POSTS: Q-Tip Remembers Making “One Love” For Nas FACT OF THE DAY: Rah Digga Was Originally Q-Tip’s […]
In the next installment of Vibe’s “Full Clip” series MC/producer Q-tip discusses his entire catalog of hip-hop hits for A Tribe Called Quest, Jungle Brothers, Nas, Biggie and more. The Queens, NY native has been making headlines for his dispute with actor/director Michael Rappaport over his group’s documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life. With a focus […]
Michael Rapaport said he was done trying to make Q-Tip happy about his Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest documentary which hits theaters today. Tip publicly had beef with the project and Mike catered to him, but recently the film’s director told the press that the Tribe front man would […]
Several weeks ago Consequence dropped an M-80 in the toilet of his former associates announcing that he was no longer a part of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label. His interview with MTV’s Sway outlined a lot of grievances he had but it left his fans wondering, “Why now?” So TheUrbandaily.com sat down with the MC […]
Consequence first popped on the scene back in 1993 as a guest on A Tribe Called Quest‘s “The Chase (Part II).” His cousin, Q-Tip, enlisted him to contribute even more on A Tribe Called Quest’s 1996 album, Beats Rhymes & Life. In recent years he’s linked up with Kanye West and was signed to Yeezy’s […]
Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding is at work on the follow-up to her 2010 album, Chamber Music Society, with none other than A Tribe Called Quest‘s Q-Tip in the producer’s chair. Q-Tip confirmed his involvement with Spalding’s project in December 2010 via Twitter.
In honor of what would have been producer/MC J Dilla’s 37th birthday, Gifted Team Films, Okay Player, and Brian “B. Kyle” Atkins have released the documentary Still Shining which tells the story of his life through interviews with his family, friends, and artists he worked with. Dilla died on February 10th, 2006, just days after […]
Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Friday series keeps chugging along with "Chain Heavy" which features guest verses from Talib Kweli and Consequence and production from Q-Tip.
In an interview shot for actor Michael Rappaport's upcoming documentary on legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, "Beats Rhymes & Life," Ludacris talks about how the Queens, New York group influenced them. Click here to see what Luda had to say about Tribe.