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The term Black Excellence has probably been used more in the past couple of years than any other time in history — but what does it actually mean?

Hip Hop legend Q-Tip turns 48 years old today, which means he knows a thing or two about excellence, and being Black.

In this throwback interview with Revolt, the Tribe rapper (who will soon be teaching a Jazz course at NYU)  breaks down what Black Excellence means to him, and we couldn’t agree more.

If you look really hard, Black excellence is all around you. What does it mean to you?


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