Last Friday, the music world was hit hard by the news of Mac Miller‘s death. Though his cause of death has yet to be confirmed, TMZ says an apparent overdose had something to do with it. The rapper has had a notable struggle with substance abuse — as well as other emotional issues — which […]
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 […]
Some major artists are lined up for the Sir Elton John tribute album Revamp set to be released on April 6. Contributors include Mary J. Blige, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Ed Sheeran. One interesting team-up for the record involves Q-Tip and Demi Lovato, who take on Elton’s track “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.” To accompany the […]
It’s been 18 years since A Tribe Called Quest put out an album, and yet somehow, their new record Thank You For Your Service…We’ve Got It From Here seems right on time. The album represents the best of Tribe, including late member Phife Dawg, and was inspired by despair. Q-Tip, joined by Jarobi White, Consequence […]
Today is a rough day in hip-hop. Fans of all ages, from old to new school, are mourning the loss of Phife Dawg.
It's been reported that Malik Isaac Taylor aka Phife Dawg - one of the founding members of A Tribe Called Quest - died today.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut People’s Instinctive Travels & the Paths of Rhythm, A Tribe Called Quest is planning on reissuing the album with new remixes. The remixes are said to feature today’s most popular hip-hop artists who’ve credited Tribe as a creative influence. In a press release statement, Q-Tip said: “I had this album […]