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A Tribe Called Quest Performs “Can I Kick It” On The Tonight Show (Video)

Wait… ATCQ… ALL of them? Damn right this goes up on the site! “Can I Kick It” without the question mark; no question. Just Questlove and The Roots backing up the brothers reunited to do one of their seminal hits for Jimmy Fallon’s live audience. Dope!

You can get the 25th Anniversary Edition of “People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm” now via the link below, too.


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A Tribe Called Quest – “Can I Kick It?” (J. Cole Remix)

Whaaaaat???!! J. Cole jumped on the ATCQ classic “Can I Kick It?” Well… yeah, but not like that. Cole remixed the single for 25th Anniversary remaster of “People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm” due out November 20, 2015. Click above and enjoy the J. Cole remix.

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A Tribe Called Quest – “Footprints” (CeeLo Green Remix)

The 25th Anniversary version of ATCQ’s “People’s Instinctive Travels & The Paths Of Rhythm” will include the original tracks (remastered) AND a gang of new remixes from the likes of Pharrell Williams (which we posted) and CeeLo Green. Here’s CeeLo’s contribution, a remix to “Footprints.”

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A Tribe Called Quest – “Bonita Applebum” (Pharrell Williams Remix)

A Tribe Called Quest is doing a redux of their debut album “People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm.” Cool. Now, what we have is a Neptune‘d up version of “Bonita Applebum” (remixed by Pharrell Williams). Nice inclusion on the 25th Anniversary Edition of the classic by ATCQ.

Oh yeah, it’s noontime. Ummm… tell ya what… let’s link y’all back to the post with the incredibly sexy Stephanie Santiago as ‘Bonita Applebum’ During A Tribe Called Quest’s New York Performance.

You’re welcome.


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Eats, Rhymes, & Life: Jarobi Put ‘The Chef’ In A Tribe Called Quest (Video)

Jarobi of A Tribe Called Quest and EvitaN. He’s a real life chef talks with a catering company “Eats Rhymes & Life” (yeah, like flipping the ATCQ documentary). Enjoy this clip of him talking up his “Tribe Taco Tuesdays” and other ideas. Great stuff!

Got a friend that might need to sample that falafel taco though bruddah. For real!

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Chris Read x WhoSampled – A Tribe Called Quest’s “People’s Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm” (Mixtape)

No way it’s been 25 years!! Yup. But before anyone starts with the ‘so old’ jokes…STOP. Let’s celebrate instead. With this dope mixtape stream put together in recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the release of A Tribe Called Quest’s “People’s Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm.” Mixed by Chris Read and WhoSampled for Wax Poetics mag. All that and then some (points if you recognized what we did there with that Phife’ism).


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Phife Dawg, of ‘A Tribe Called Quest’, Rocks with DJ Rasta Root For The Toronto Raptors 20th Anniversary Celebration (Video)

Phife Dawg, of the legendary ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ performed a solo set during halftime last Friday night as a part of the Toronto Raptors’ 20th Anniversary celebrations inside Air Canada Centre. Backed by DJ Rasta Root on the 1s & 2s & as hype man, the five-foot assassin launched into a medley of classic ATCQ hits such as ‘Buggin Out’, ‘Oh My God’, ‘Can I Kick It?’, ‘Check The Rhime’, & ‘Award Tour’.

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A Tribe Called Quest Video Mix By DJ Cable (Video)

Um… hell yeah, hell yeah. Hip-Hop perfection is putting on a blend of “Bonita Applebum,” “We Got The Jazz,” “Oh My God,” “Check The Rhime,” “Award Tour” … and … you get it. Now get that and more above in a VIDEO format courtesy of DJ Cable. Intro’d by Pharrell.

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Stephanie Santiago as ‘Bonita Applebum’ During A Tribe Called Quest’s New York Performance (Full Video)

A Tribe Called Quest opened for Kanye West on the Yeezus tour & most definitely the highlight of their set had to be when “Bonita Applebum” showed up in all her glory. Model Stephanie Santiago set the internet on fire with her appearance during Q-Tip, Phife, Jarobi, & Ali Shaheed Muhammad’s set. There were literally hundreds of internet videos & photos of the event, but this video shot by my homie DJ Rasta Root was clearly the best video in it’s full entirely.  Lawd have mercy

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Jarobi Is The Guest For A Special ATCQ Edition Of OKP’s “The Questions” (Video)

So the shows A Tribe Called Quest are doing in NYC shows with Kanye West are their “final” performances, eh? We’ll see. Well, if anyone can speak on such and more things ATCQ, Jarobi White can. In a sit down for OK Player, Jarobi speaks on his gig, restaurant biz, music, rumors of his death… You know, typical interview stuff. Hahaa! Good clip though. Watch.

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Phife Dawg, 4-IZE, & Senor Kaos ‘Rush The Court’ In The Studio (Video)

Is Phife in ATL talking noise about the Falcons?? Hahaaa! This 4-IZE jawn“Rush the Court” featuring him and the homie Senor Kaos better be solid.

Check out 4-IZE (from 6 Rings) and Phife Dawg (from A Tribe Called Quest) talking about 4-IZE‘s new project “Chi-TLien” produced entirely by the Dynamite Bruhz. “Rush the Court” features Phife Dawg & Senor Kaos. The sports theme of the track got 4-IZE and Phife talking about our hometown Atlanta Falcons just after Monday’s big game. Be sure to check for more videos chronicling the recording of “Chi-TLien.”

– Salem Psalms

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Ali Shaheed Speaks On His Life, A Tribe Called Quest Rumors, J Dilla, & The Importance Of Questioning Everything (Video)

Ali Shaheed Muhammad of the legendary A Tribe Called Quest heads north of the border with the brothers from Montreality for an in-depth interview on a variety of topics from his life growing up, the passing of his former manager & friend Chris Lighty, the genius of J Dilla, his upcoming solo album, his opinions on cartoons like Bugs Bunny & the importance of why you must question everything in life. This was another great & insightful interview the Montreality crew conducted with the homie Ali Shaheed….
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Q-Tip Speaks On Rumored ‘Cruel Winter’ Album, His 4th Solo Album, The ATCQ Documentary & More (Video)

Q-Tip talks with Christina “Queen Diva” Sanchez (damn… Diva is a DIME plus) of Hip-Hop Since 1987 about the documentary on his old crew (A Tribe Called Quest), his fourth album (“The Last Zulu”), the best song he produced, and more. This video was shot and edited by Rick Dange.
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Phife Dawg Speaks On Life, Love, Hip Hop, & Good Health (Video)

Milena (of “Keepin’ It Deep Indianapolis”) talks with Phife Dawg (from A Tribe Called Quest) to discuss Hip-Hop, sports, life, rhymes, and his health journey. Phife is alright…especially with Milena right there (ow) to keep it deep with. Note the flirtation during the conversation. Get her, Phife Dawg!

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A Tribe Called Quest Tribute (Video)

The Revive Da Live Big Band paid tribute to legendary hip-hop act A Tribe Called Quest at Harlem Stage in New York recently. Guests such as Buckshot, Sadat X, Dres of Black Sheep, Jarobi Of ATCQ, Charlie Brown & Dinco of Leaders Of The New School performed some of Tribe’s most memorable hits.
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Phife Dawg, Maseo Of De La Soul, & Skilled B-Boys Represent For Puma At ‘The Mid’ In Chicago (Video)

On March 2nd in Chicago, Puma held a special B-Boy competition & in-store with Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest, Maseo Of De La Soul, & live instrumentalist, DJ, & producer AraabMuzik.  Phife Dawg took the time to sign autographs for fans before launching into a 7-8 song performance at The Mid & was later joined by Maseo of De La Soul who hopped on stage to rock with Phife for a few joints. DJ Rasta Root served as the DJ for the evening alongside Maseo before producer AraabMuzik performed a set doing live beat creations & remixes on his beat machine. The video directed by Konee Rock is expertly edited but condensed down & many parts of what took place that night were left on the digital cutting room floor.  Overall the turnout was great & it was definitely a good day in Chi-town.

Ali Shaheed x Maseo Of De La Soul Red Bull Music Academy Lecture (Video)

Shout out to my homie Cognito who hosted the sit down with Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Maseo of De La Soul for the Red Bull Music Academy lecture that went down in Los Angeles during the Dilla Day West celebrations….More video below
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The 54th Annual Grammy Awards: Red Carpet Interviews (Video)

Common was one of the many entertainers who floated by while attending the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Check out more interviews delivered by FUSE TV from artists like A Tribe Called Quest, Mint Condition’s Stokely Williams, Kelly Price, Shaggy, plus artists like Lupe Fiasco, J.Cole, & Fergie who all brought their moms with them to the Grammys as they grace red carpet under the hood….
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Classic Clips: The Roots and A Tribe Called Quest Freestyle

Illadeph meets QB in this freestyle featuring Rahzel on the beat, with Black Thought, Consequence and Phife Dawg on the mics.  As usual, Rahzel kills the beatbox while Ali Shaheed Muhammed and Questlove chill and groove to the beat.  Would’ve been nice to hear what Q-Tip had to say, though.  Guess time was up on Lorna’s Corner.


Q-Tip Gets DNA Test & Discovers More About His African Roots (Video)

Former A Tribe Called Quest frontman, Q-Tip, was interviewed by the people over at OkayAfrica who through a simple DNA swab of his cheek helped him determined more information about his African roots.