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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

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
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