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A Tribe Called Quest Canceled Their Outside Lands Performance Because They Were “Deep in Grief” Over Loss of Phife

A Tribe Called Quest's scheduled performance at San Francisco's Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival this past weekend was set to be their last appearance on…
Brian Josephs / August 15, 2017

Big Boi on Outkast/A Tribe Called Quest Album: “It Definitely Was Happening”

In an interview on Hot 97 last week, Big Boi said Outkast and A Tribe Called Quest were working on a collaboration album until Phife…
Taylor Berman / June 27, 2017

A Tribe Called Quest Cancel European Appearance After Q-Tip Injures Shoulder

A Tribe Called Quest are on injured reserve after Q-Tip hurt his shoulder. How he managed to do so hasn't been publicly revealed, but the injury…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2017

Outside Lands 2017 Lineup: Metallica, Lorde, Gorillaz, The Who, and More

The lineup for this year's Outside Lands Festival, which takes place in San Francisco, was announced this afternoon. The headliners are Metallica, The Who and Gorillaz, who will…
Geena Kloeppel / April 4, 2017

New Video: A Tribe Called Quest – “Dis Generation”

A Tribe Called Quest has dropped the video for We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service standout "Dis Generation," the second video to arrive from…
Brian Josephs / March 30, 2017

A Tribe Called Quest, LCD Soundsystem and Solange Will Headline the 2017 Pitchfork Festival

As Pitchfork attempted to unveil the lineup for their 2017 festival via a sign painter on Facebook Live, Stereogum reports that a Ticketfly email went…
Taylor Berman / February 27, 2017

Grammys 2017: Watch A Tribe Called Quest Rebuke Donald Trump’s Immigrant Ban in “We the People….” Performance

A Tribe Called Quest teamed up with Anderson .Paak and Busta Rhymes to perform "Award Tour" and "We the People" at tonight's Grammys. (Paak initially appeared on…
Rob Arcand / February 12, 2017

Dave Grohl Will Not Perform With A Tribe Called Quest at the Grammys

Two days ago, the Grammys announced that Dave Grohl would join A Tribe Called Quest and Anderson .Paak for a performance at this month’s ceremony.
Taylor Berman / February 2, 2017

A Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl Will Perform Together at the Grammys

Justin Bieber, Drake, and Kanye West will probably not show up at the Grammys, but at least A Tribe Called Quest will. The group—which has…
Brian Josephs / January 31, 2017

Panorama 2017 Lineup Announced: Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest, Frank Ocean, More to Perform

Panorama is a relatively new festival in New York City that's just announced a massive lineup for this year's event. The semi-reunited A Tribe Called…
Jeremy Gordon / January 9, 2017

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

Q-Tip Teases That A Tribe Called Quest Might Not Be Finished After All

Q-Tip announced in a Facebook post that We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service was going to be A Tribe Called Quest's final…
Brian Josephs / December 13, 2016

Beyoncé, Blood Orange, Mitski, and More: Navigating Protest Music in 2016 and Beyond

When Lemonade premiered on HBO in April, it seemed like there was nothing Beyoncé couldn’t do. If she could make the poetry of Warsan Shire…
Judy Berman / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Over a Dozen People Complained to the FCC About Dave Chappelle’s SNL Appearance

Last month, Dave Chappelle hosted the blackest Saturday Night Live in recent memory after Donald Trump won the election. He had A Tribe Called Quest as…
Brian Josephs / December 12, 2016
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