Happy Birthday to Kamaal “Q-Tip” Fareed, Born April 10, 1970
Music's Beats 1. Discography (Q-Tip): AllMusic | Amazon | iTunes Discography (A Tribe Called Quest Happy Birthday to Kamaal “Q-Tip” Fareed, Born April 10, 1970 ): The longtime MC with pioneering alternative hip-hop trio A Tribe Called Quest, rapper Q-Tip was . Q-Tip then mounted a solo career with the 1999 release of Amplified. Although it was successful, he Shaheed Muhammad and Phife (Malik Taylor). The following year, Q-Tip guested on De La Soul's "Buddy Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Kamaal “Q-Tip” Fareed’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Q-Tip Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Kamaal “Q-Tip” Fareed’s musical legacy and share your
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, which together provide the perfect canvas for Q-Tip and the late great Phife Dawg to flex their of Q-Tip & Phife’s inspired rhymes, the playful call-and-response chorus, and ingenious lifting of themselves. I’ve always loved Q-Tip’s opening verse, which formally announces Tribe’s noble musical vision Applebum,” the album’s second and arguably most recognizable single, is Q-Tip’s endearing plea to the and humble disposition: “Q-Tip is my title, I don’t think that it’s vital / For me to be your idol
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was an album that would never happen. Members of the beloved group, Kamaal “Q-Tip” Fareed, Malik secretly recording an album in the months leading up to Phife’s death. Q-Tip revealed that the unexpected sound over nearly two decades. Q-Tip, Phife, and Jarobi share the same magnetic rhyming chemistry -purposed fabled lost Q-Tip solo album The Last Zulu, with old Phife verses grafted on after the fact Q-Tip home in the Bay Area to New Jersey twice a month, crashing with Q-Tip. Unfortunately, these
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often tense between Q-Tip and Phife, who once famously came to blows while on the Rock the Bells tour Q-Tip are rarely mentioned among the greats. It’s an unfair oversight, because they were really production magic. For the opening track “Excursions,” Q-Tip notably takes the bass-line from Art Q-Tip styles, obvious to any minimally discerning ear. To again reference Questlove, Q-Tip was indeed very degree. Mind you, Q-Tip (Kamaal Fareed), Phife Dawg (Malik Taylor), and Ali Shaheed Muhammad only
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. “Borderline (An Ode to Self Care)” is a shuffling, stuttering love song created with Q Tip and “Junie , including Sampha, Q-Tip and BJ the Chicago Kid, undoubtedly bring their experience and expertise to
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Rhymes, Common, The Pharcyde, Q-Tip, and many more. The mix concludes with Robert Glasper’s piano-blessed
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, Bilal, Common, Dwele, James Poyser, Karriem Riggins, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, and Questlove are among those
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seats behind the boards, including Gang Starr’s DJ Premier, A Tribe Called Quest’s Q-Tip, Main
Happy Birthday to Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Born August 11, 1970
neighborhood and recorded a slew of demos before co-founding Tribe in 1985 with Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, and production company The Ummah in the ’90s with Jay Dee and Q-Tip, and he’s worked with a wide range of artists
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-Tip, Busta Rhymes and of course Nas. While still basking in the success of Stillmatic, Nas returns technology of the new millennium. The obvious highlights of 1st Class are his collaborations with Q his Queens, NY borough-mates places him in the pantheon of legends such as Marley Marl, Q-Tip, and introspective thinking on the song “Stay Chisel.” Rising to the task of rhyming alongside Q-Tip, arguably
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group’s DJ. Still Dres is the true star of the show on the mic, even more so than Q-Tip as compared the presence of Q-Tip’s uncomfortably graphic guest appearance on the freak-flag-flying “La Menage Tribe’s last classic album Midnight Marauders, while Q-Tip’s younger cousin Consequence was
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upstage Q-Tip and Phife, and a verse on “Come on Down” from Big Daddy Kane’s 1991 Prince of Darkness
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various soundtrack cuts, live performances, and guest spots with his hip-hop brethren DJ Quik, Q-Tip, Snoop
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heavyweight hip-hop brethren Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Grand Puba, and Q-Tip, to the Rock-produced
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Lauryn Hill, Q-Tip, De La Soul, Erykah Badu, Cee-Lo, and the Roots' Black Thought. The album was well
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and producer for countless others. Occasionally forming part of The Ummah production team alongside Q -Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, James “J Dilla” Yancey, and D’Angelo, Saadiq helped shape neo-soul and
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Ummah, the production team comprised of A Tribe Called Quest’s Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammad alongside
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Q-Tip, and only have them assigned to hook and adlib duties. Elsewhere, One Day It‘ll All Make
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singles―“Got ‘Til It’s Gone” (featuring Q-Tip), “Together Again,” “I Get Lonely,” “Go Deep,” “You,” and
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