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A Tribe Called Quest Have the No. 1 Album in the Country, Their First in 20 Years

Phife Dawg would've turned 46 last weekend. For a posthumous birthday gift, A Tribe Called Quest got their first No. 1 in 20 years. The…
Brian Josephs / November 21, 2016

New York City Named a Street in Queens After Phife Dawg Today

A stretch of Linden Boulevard in Queens, New York is now also known as Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor Way, in memory of the late member of A Tribe Called…
Anna Gaca / November 19, 2016

Video: A Tribe Called Quest – “We the People”

A Tribe Called Quest are in the midst of an amazing comeback. Their recently released sixth album, We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your…
Kyle McGovern / November 18, 2016

Review: A Tribe Called Quest’s Vital Final Album Reminds Us the Journey Continues

In the ‘80s, jazz finally went legitimate. Once considered a lesser means of expression due to America’s adulation of Eurocentric culture, the African-American tradition became…
Brian Josephs / November 14, 2016

Watch A Tribe Called Quest and Dave Chappelle Perform on SNL

"America's done it, we've actually elected an internet troll as our president," host Dave Chappelle joked during his opening monologue on last night's Saturday Night Live, the first broadcast since…
Anna Gaca / November 13, 2016

New Music: Stream A Tribe Called Quest’s We Got it From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service

Two weeks after Q-Tip announced We Got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service, the final album by A Tribe Called Quest is available for streaming. The…
Andy Cush / November 11, 2016

Kanye West Is On the Final A Tribe Called Quest Album

Kendrick Lamar, Andre 3000, Anderson. Paak, Talib Kweli, Jack White, Consequence, Busta Rhymes, and Elton John were revealed as guest features on A Tribe Called…
Brian Josephs / November 10, 2016

Here’s All the Music Stuff That Happened Today

Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States, and many of us are feeling some combination of stress, fear, and disappointment. Nonetheless, the hype machine…
Anna Gaca / November 9, 2016

Dave Chappelle to Host, A Tribe Called Quest to Play SNL on November 12

NBC has announced that Dave Chappelle will host next week's episode of Saturday Night Live with A Tribe Called Quest as the music guests. The show…
Brian Josephs / November 4, 2016

A Tribe Called Quest’s New Album Features André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, Elton John, Jack White

Last week, Q-Tip announced that A Tribe Called Quest will release their first album since 1998's The Love Movement on November 11. A new New York Times profile…
Brian Josephs / November 2, 2016

A Tribe Called Quest Are Releasing One Final Album

A Tribe Called Quest's last album was 1998's The Love Movement. Tonight, Q-Tip hopped on Facebook to announce a new—and final—Tribe album, which went into production…
Jeremy Gordon / October 27, 2016

Q&A: Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge on Crafting Luke Cage’s Harlem-Rooted, Wu-Tang-Influenced Soundtrack

Luke Cage isn't the first black comic book hero to get a television series. Static Shock was a Saturday morning staple at the turn of the millennium, and…
Brian Josephs / October 3, 2016

A Tribe Called Quest: SPIN’s 1991 Feature, ‘The Last Poets?’

This piece originally ran in the October 1991 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 25th anniversary of A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End…
Joan Morgan / September 23, 2016

Watch the Video for Phife Dawg’s Posthumous ‘Nutshell,’ and Kanye West’s Tribute Speech

Yesterday, Apple Music released "Nutshell," the first advance track from Give Thanks, the solo album that Phife Dawg had been working on before his tragic…
Andrew Unterberger / April 6, 2016

What’s Happening at A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg Memorial in Queens Tomorrow?

A Tribe Called Quest have announced "A Celebration of Phife," a special event tomorrow morning to honor the late Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor. Details are few, but…
Anna Gaca / April 3, 2016
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