A Tribe Called Quest

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Tags: hip-hop rap hip hop jazz hop funk Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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This US male rap outfit originally comprised Q-Tip (Jonathan Davis, 10 April 1970, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA), DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad (b. 11 August 1970, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA), Jarobi and Phife Dog (b. Malik Taylor, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA). They formed at school in Manhattan, New York, where they started out as part of the Native Tongues Posse, with Queen Latifah and the Jungle Brothers, and were given their name by Afrika Baby Bambaataa of the Jungle Brothers. Following their August 1989 debut, ‘Description Of A Fool’, they had a hit with ‘Bonita Applebum’ a year later, which was apparently based on a real person from their school. Their biggest success came the following year with the laid-back ‘Can I Kick It?’, typical of their refined jazz/hip-hop cross-match. A UK Top 20 single, it was later used extensively in television advertisements. Q-Tip also appeared on Deee-Lite’s August...

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