DJ, Emcee

ATCQ Releases “People’s” 25th Anniversary Edition

Today is release day for the legendary group’s 25th anniversary edition of “People’s Instinctive Travels and Paths of Rhythm.” Accompanying Tribe’s milestone is a world tour of sorts through the media waves. Included stops were Sirius XM, Hot97, and a very special visit to ESPN where the Sportscenter set was decked out in ATCQ cover art as […]

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Emcee

HOT97 Will Debut Pharrell Remix of “Bonita Applebum”

Birthed two and a half decades ago, the iconic “Bonita Applebum” receives a new lease on life, courtesy of renaissance man Pharrell Williams. The A Tribe Called Quest classic-made-new will be premiered on Hot 97’s Ebro In the Morning tomorrow at 8AM EST. So for you west coast early birds who happen to be up at […]

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Emcee

BBC Radio 1 + BBC 1Xtra: The Story of Q-Tip

BBC’s Benji B couldn’t have alluded to Q-Tip better within the sum of 11 words: “Sometimes an artist or group comes along that changes people’s perspective.” A modern-day discussion on artists that presently fit that quota, folks will list out the Pharrell’s and the Kanye’s, but rewind their story and you’ll hear one name that […]

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Emcee, Events, Lifestyle, Media

The Friday Five

November marks the month when one of hip hop’s greatest and most influential albums of all time, A Tribe Called Quest’s “Midnight Marauders”, turns 20 years old.  As a young dude growing up, Tribe was definitely the most prominent sound that was molding my taste for hip hop.  To this day, whenever “Award Tour” comes […]

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Emcee, Media, Video

The Friday Five

Kendrick Lamar’s verse on Big Sean’s “Control” jolted the industry earlier this week and brought about a tremendous level of buzz that hasn’t been felt in hip hop for years.  The varied reactions and sparked debates were refreshing to a scene that’s needed a good wake up call for quite some time.  Amidst all the […]

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Issues

The Top 20 Summer BBQ Hip Hop Anthems

Okay, so you’ve got your grilling game right.  And yeah you’ve got a cooler full of cold drank.  And of course, you have all the homies coming through.  Cypher complete right?  Not quite, player.  Because what’s a summer bbq without the proper music to serve as the official soundtrack to it?  Now since we at […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Media

The Friday Five

You on point Five?  Once again Tip.  Congrats, we made it through another week, taking us into the welcoming arms of Friday and the five joints that will have you startin’ off the weekend right.  We’ve got a lil bit of Tribe, some Cam, even some BJ the Chicago Kid.  Listen and vibe out.

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