Posts tagged "q-tip"

Jack White and Q-Tip Bring the Blues to A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Excursions’ in New York

As if a sold out show at Madison Square Garden with Run the Jewels opening wasn't enough to make Jack White's Friday night tour sto…
By: Colin Joyce / January 31, 2015

Q-Tip Enlightens Iggy Azalea on the History of Hip-Hop

If you haven't been following the long-simmering Twitter spat between two of the year's most outspoken rappers Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks, well you…
By: Colin Joyce / December 21, 2014

Q-Tip Teases ‘Low End Theory’ Reissue, Details Solo LP ‘The Last Zulu’

Sunday night BBC broadcast a new radio documentary, called The Story of Q-Tip, that weighed the talents and influence of A Tribe…
By: Colin Joyce / June 23, 2014

Nas and Q-Tip Celebrate ‘One Love’ and ‘The World Is Yours’ on ‘Fallon’

With his Illmatic XX reissue due next week, Nas headed to The Tonight Show to celebrate the landmark album's 20th anniversary with a little hel…
By: Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

Hear Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes’ Decades-Deep Mixtape ‘The Abstract & the Dragon’

Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes have snuck out a free mixtape dubbed The Abstract & the Dragon. Befitting the pair's rich respective lineages — Tip with…
By: Chris Martins / December 12, 2013

Kanye West Sheds Light on ‘Yeezus’ Follow-Up

Kanye West only just received SPIN's Album of the Year honor for his thorny tangram puzzle of an excellent LP, and he's already leaking…
By: Chris Martins / December 5, 2013

Q-Tip Unearths Kanye West’s Long Lost ‘Mama’s Boyfriend’

A great mythology surrounds Kanye West's unreleased song "Mama's Boyfriend." He first performed it a cappella at Facebook headquarters in 2010 in what was one…
By: Jordan Sargent / June 6, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Vampire Weekend Prove Their Rap-Nerd Bonafides

Eve, feat. Pusha T & Juicy J "She Bad Bad Remix"The only two songs that remind you her lunkheaded label stuck its grubby paws i…
By: Brandon Soderberg / May 16, 2013

Hear Fergie’s Not-So-Great ‘Gatsby’ Song ‘A Little Party Never Killed Nobody’

There's a lot to look forward to on the "executive produced by Jay-Z"-soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann's retelling of The Great Gatsby: a new Jigga track,…
By: Daniel Kreps / April 15, 2013

Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip Crush on Janet Jackson for Kendrick Lamar Remix

On Kendrick Lamar's good kid, M.A.A.D. City (SPIN's No. 2 album of 2012), Drake collaboration "Poetic Justice" examines the allure of written communications. The use of…
By: Marc Hogan / December 21, 2012

How The Music World Rallied Around MCA Before His Death

Tributes to Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch have been pouring out over the last few hours since news of his passing spread, from…
By: Devon Maloney / May 4, 2012

D’Angelo Will Return to American Stage For the First Time in a Decade

Rejoice, world, for D'Angelo has been doing even more than tossing back seafood and smoothies in the studio in the few months since…
By: Devon Maloney / May 3, 2012

Kanye Recruits Q-Tip, RZA for June Album

Kanye West is seeking rap redemption.
By: Kelsey Paine / April 6, 2010

Q-Tip, Ghostland Observatory, Matt & Kim, Santigold Headline B-Live Tour!

This year's Bacardi B-live tour will make 23 stops in cities across the country, featuring a rotating array of headliners including Q-Tip, Ghostland Observatory, Matt…
By: SPIN Staff / May 21, 2009

Q-Tip, Snoop, Busta on New Grandmaster Flash Album

More than 20 years after the release of his last record, 1988's On the Strength, hip-hop luminary Grandmaster Flash is readying his fifth studio album…
By: Larry Fitzmaurice / December 4, 2008

Schwing! Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Lykke Li Rock mtvU Woodie Awards

What's more indigenous to the college experience than total, abject confusion?
By: Stacey Anderson / November 13, 2008


What? In the rap game it's all about credentials, and Q-Tip has 'em: From his 1989 appearance on De La Soul's 3 Feet High and…
By: William Goodman / November 4, 2008

New Albums from Q-Tip, Dragonette, Strokes Side-Project Little Joy

Here's a rundown of the new albums available online and in record stores today: Little Joy, Little JoyLike a certain NYC rock gang, relaxing i…
By: SPIN Staff / November 4, 2008

The SPIN Interview: Q-Tip

After Q-Tip transformed hip-hop with A Tribe Called Quest, he endured solo exile and ran the celebrity gauntlet. Will he now be accepted back a…
By: Thomas Golianopoulos / August 1, 2008