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Q-Tip To Teach At NYU

Professor Q-Tip is here: A Tribe Called Quest’s ringleader is teaming up with journalist Ashley Kahn to teach a course at New York University’s Clive…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / April 8, 2018

Q-Tip Is Playing Miles Davis in a New Play by Nelson George

Author and cultural critic Nelson George has written a play about Miles Davis called My Funny Valentine. The action occurs during one day in Davis' life in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 23, 2018

Listen to Two New Elton John Covers From Q-Tip and Demi Lovato, Chris Stapleton

Yesterday, Elton John announced two new covers albums of his songs, called Revamp and Restoration. Curated by John and his longtime writing partner Bernie Taupin, the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 16, 2018

Q-Tip Previews Unreleased Song With Kendrick Lamar

Last night on Beats 1 radio, Q-Tip played an unreleased track featuring Kendrick Lamar. Titled "Want U 2 Want," the track is "not really new"
Rob Arcand / February 10, 2018

Q-Tip On Grammys Snub: “I’m Sick of Ya’ll Fucking Grammy Niggas”

Grammy nominations were released today, and as happens every year, people were quick to point out artists snubbed by the Recording Academy. One of the most…
Brian Josephs / November 28, 2017

Watch A Tribe Called Quest Perform Their “Last Show Ever”

After the death of Phife Dawg and the release of their album We Got It from Here…, A Tribe Called Quest have been slowly hinting…
Rob Arcand / September 10, 2017

Listen to Q-Tip’s Two-Hour Radio Tribute to Prodigy

For the latest installment of his Beats 1 radio show, Abstract Radio, A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip dedicated his two-hour program to the late, great…
Dale Eisinger / June 25, 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

Jimmy Page, Elton John, Q-Tip and Other Musicians React to Chris Cornell’s Death

Chris Cornell, iconic frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died unexpectedly at age 52 Wednesday night. As news spread, scores of musicians took to social media to pay tribute. Here are…
Anna Gaca / May 18, 2017

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

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

Q-Tip Wants to Have a “Real Serious Discussion” With Kanye West After Trump Comments

The inherent problem of having featured artists on a politically conscious album is how those guests don't necessary reflect the star's worldview. For example, Lil…
Brian Josephs / November 28, 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

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

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016
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