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Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The hip-hop genre is notoriously fickle. Despite this, the seminal alternative rap group, A Tribe Called Quest, has sustained popularity for over two decades. Making such longevity particularly surprising...
07.30.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Here's one that's been circulating around the music blogs, courtesy of Unkut.com: A raw, early version of A Tribe Called Quest's "Scenario" featuring a very different arrangement and unheard verses from Dres from Black Sheep and Posdnous from De La Soul. Tantalizingly, Unkut suggests there's yet another unreleased version of the song out there, featuring yet another arrangement and an even better ...
Monday, July 21, 2008

Sunday, July 20, 2008 (Chicago, IL)

If the touring hip-hop festival Rock the Bells had existed in 1998, its line-up might have looked virtually identical to this year’s. Headliners like A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, De La Soul and Mos Def were the biggest names in alternative rap a decade ago, and they remain so today. Of course, that’s as much a sad comment on the dearth of new talent in the scene as it is a testament to the headliners’ longevity, but the veterans did their best to prevent the bill from becoming a nostalgia tour. Although A Tribe Called Quest . . .
07.16.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Q-Tip�s The Renaissance isn�t quite rap�s Chinese Democracy�Dr. Dre�s Detox takes that dubious honor�but it�s pretty close. After a quick start to his solo career with 1999�s Amplified, Q-Tip has struggled to release any music post Tribe Called Question, seeing two completed records shelved. Even The Renaissance has been pushed back several times, and despite the leak of radio singles and ...

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