Last Friday, Q-Tip brought the Red Bull Academy lecture series to a close in NYC. In the two hour discussion, the A Tribe Called Quest member and producer spoke on his career, broke down his catalogue and even previewed an unreleased version of Kanye’s “Mama’s Boyfriend” (1:36:30).
A few weeks back at the Brooklyn Bowl for Okayplayer’s annual Holiday Jam, Q-Tip got a helping hand from Black Thought and Talib for “Electric Relaxation”. Relax yourself, please settle down.
Reflecting on his past work and crush on Janet, Busta runs a few laps with Q-Tip over Kendrick’s track. The Conglomerate’s Castastrophic drops tomorrow. Tracklist above. shaheem reid
Aside from the cyphers, BET kept the Hip-Hop Awards stage occupied throughout the night. One of the highlights was the emotional tribute to Chris Lighty from Missy, Q-Tip, Fat Joe and 50 Cent.
G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer has only been out for a few weeks. But on the red carpet of last night’s BET Hip-Hop Awards, Q-Tip insinuates to MTV that a possible follow-up may arrive next. “I know, I know, I’m sorry about that but I have to let the cat out of the bag. Kanye’s probably gonna get…If there’s a
photo: michael feeney Hours before the release of Nas’ album, Life Is Good, Team Epiphany spearheaded the Moët Rose Lounge event last night in NYC’s meatpacking district. Yours truly bailed at the last minute, but Hov, Beyonce, Busta Rhymes, Jermaine Dupri, Swizz Beatz, No I.D. and a host of others were in attendance. Q-Tip and DJ Wonder handled DJ duties. Here are a few pics from the night’s festivities.
G.O.O.D. Music’s newest addition phoned into Hot 97’s morning show. He spoke the deal, The Last Zulu, as well as 2 Chainz, his and African roots.
G.O.O.D. Music has just extended its family with the addition of Q-Tip. His next album The Last Zulu will be his first release and is expected to arrive early next year. Tip says: “I’m excited to be a part of the great iconic Def Jam label,” said Q-Tip. “I’m humbled to be a part of such a storied history. To reconnect with Barry Weiss is a great thing. As far as G.O.O.D. Music, I’m excited to solidify my working relationship with […]
Ain’t no stopping the power of Hot 97’s Black Fist Fridays. Closing out the series, Q-Tip was the special guest who jumped on the 1’s & 2’s for today’s mix. In case you missed it, take a listen below. Previously: Mister Cee | ?uestlove | DJ Premier
As part of OKP’s “The Roots Of” series, Q-Tip traces his native tongue back to the Motherland. He later discovers that his ancestors were from West Africa. After the jump, ?uestlove and Black Thought find out their ancestry.