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[PLAYLIST] Intro to A Tribe Called Quest
Everyone should know who A Tribe Called Quest is, and a couple of their songs! What they sound like: -Good spirited, positive, jazzy, funk, funny -Q-Tip's style: soft, calm, and patient -Phife Dawg's style: more tempered, raw but not aggressive -Production: lots of samples, scratching, different sound effects, and funky pseudo-jazz to create hectic but harmonious songs Songs everyone knows: 1) Can I Kick It 2) Bonita Applebum 3) Electric Relaxation 4) Check The Rhime 5) I Left My Wallet in El Segundo Songs you should know: 6) God Lives Through 7) Scenario (Remix) 8) Oh My God (Remix) 9) Award Tour 10) Buddy (Remix) by De La Soul featuring Jungle Brothers, Q-Tip, Monie Love, Queen Latifah Full discography (chronologically) -People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm -Midnight Marauders -The Low End Theory -Beats, Rhymes, and Life -The Love Movement -The Anthology Quick facts: -Formed in Queens, NY in 1985 -3 members: Rappers Q-Tip and Phife Dawg, and DJ/Producer Ali Shaheed Muhammed (4th member dropped out after the first album) -Considered as pioneers of the alternative hip-hop subgenre -Part of the Native Tongues Collective of the late'80s/early'90s, along with the Jungle Brothers and De La Soul -Debut album, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, is considered a classic, although it took 6 years for the album to go RIAA certified gold.
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