Q-Tip, born Jonathan Davis, is a rapper and producer from the groundbreaking ‘90s-era rap group A Tribe Called Quest. He helped refine the group’s sound, which seamlessly infused jazz samples into their envelope-pushing style. His name was a description of his distinct nasal voice tone, which tickled the ear. He oversaw ATCQ’s five studio albums, beginning with their bohemian 1990 introduction, People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm. After a controversial split with ATCQ in the late ‘90s, Q-Tip released Amplified, his first of three solo albums. Now signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music and Def Jam, the veteran rapper will release his fourth solo LP The Last Zulu in 2013.

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Music News: Celebrating 25 Years of ATCQ's Bonita Applebum

A few women recount favorite Tribe lyrics, members and more. (11/13/2015)

Pharrell Remixes A Tribe Called Quest’s Classic, ‘Bonita Applebum’

The song comes in preparation of Tribe’s 25th anniversary of People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm re-release.

T.I. Got Tired of 'Blocking Bullets' for Iggy Azalea

Tip was over cleaning up her messes.

Rap Name Changes

Astro is back with new heat and a new name.
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