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A Tribe Called Quest

Terrace Martin Paints Jazz and Beyond with Velvet Portraits

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 04.05.2016 | Arts
Ari Sadowitz

Just as the dust from Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly seemed to settle, the rapper dropped untitled unmastered., a collection of what were once c...

A Tribe Called Quest Fans Gather In Queens For Phife Dawg Memorial

Billboard | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.05.2016 | Black Voices

More than 200 A Tribe Called Quest fans gathered at St. Albans Park in Jamaica, Queens, on a cloudy Monday morning (April 4) to commemorate the life o...

All the Time, Phife

Stephen Bardo | Posted 03.28.2016 | Arts
Stephen Bardo

In the twenty or so years since the days of the Stretch mobile, there has not been a time where I've heard a Tribe song, especially a Phife Dawg verse, and not thought of my dad, and that tan Corolla. And I don't think there ever will be.

12 Phife Dawg Lyrics That Hip-Hop Will Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 03.23.2016 | Black Voices

Today, the music industry and hip-hop fans around the world mourn the loss of A Tribe Called Quest founding member Malik Taylor (a.k.a. Phife Dawg). T...

Phife Dawg Of A Tribe Called Quest Dies At 45

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment

Malik Isaac Taylor, better known as his stage name Phife Dawg, reportedly died on Tuesday at the age of 45, according to Rolling Stone. He was an infl...

A Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg Dead at 45

Rolling Stone | Taryn Finley | Posted 03.23.2016 | Black Voices

Malik Taylor, the rapper known as Phife Dawg whose nimble, clever rhymes helped launch A Tribe Called Quest to both commercial and critical success, d...

Conversation With Phife Dawg of a Tribe Called Quest

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

The opportunity came up to interview Phife Dawg of the legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest right before the Christmas holidays. For those of ...

21 Songs To Help You Wake Up From Those Morning Snooze Marathons

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment

Here we are again. The weekend is over and the alarm is ringing, reminding us about real life. Well, maybe sleep for a few more minutes. Five snooze s...

Leo DiCaprio, You're Such A Vivrant Thing

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

After tackling the corrupt world of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill are teaming up again to develop a new project, but this time it's fo...

Mundial Montréal #3: (Part Deux) 'Along Boul. St-Laurent'

Marlon Regis | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

The sounds of the world are just that, and Saltarello's haunting harmonies from the Middle-Ages crossing into contemporary compositions, threw us into their Northern French Canadian region of Abitibi, cold and far, far away!

November 9, 1993: When Marauders Entered The 36 Chambers

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

While Wu-Tang and Tribe's sound could not be further from each other, they showed that hip-hop, still in its early years, did not have boundaries. They showcased what could be done and how to do it.

Group To Play Their Final Shows With Kanye

Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

When Kanye West announced the dates for his upcoming Yeezus tour, his two shows in New York City were hyped to include an unnamed special guest. It wa...

The Best Music Documentaries Ever

Posted 02.09.2012 | Home

By CHRISTY LEMIRE, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Michael Rapaport clearly loves music. It's evident in every moment of his documentary, "Bea...

Voto Latino's Grammy Hits & Disses

Voto Latino | Posted 04.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

Despite all the controversy fueled by the Grammys' elimination of categories largely received by people of color, there are a couple reasons why we can't be fully mad at the biggest award show in the music industry.

PostBourgie: The Podcast -- #19: Beats, Rhymes & Life

Gene Demby | Posted 11.02.2011 | Black Voices
Gene Demby

PostBourgie is joined by Jay Smooth, Donwill of the hip-hop group Tanya Morgan, and Wyatt Cenac of The Daily Show, to talk about Michael Rapaport's documentary on A Tribe Called Quest, Beats Rhymes and Life.

Beats, Rhymes, & Beef

James Peterson | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home
James Peterson

Twenty years out, I find it difficult to qualify or quantify the formidable and formative impact that A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ) had on Hip Hop culture and its most loyal constituents.

A Film Called Quest: A Peek At Beats, Rhymes And Life

Wyatt Closs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs


Rapper Disses Documentary

Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

The stormy relationship between actor/director Michael Rapaport and rapper Q-Tip continued to develop Wednesday, when Rapaport told New York Daily New...

WATCH: Tribeca Film Festival Trailers

Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts

This year's Tribeca Film Festival is as varied as they come. Filled with Hollywood stars out of their element, unusual settings and a Chinese comedy W...

Dog Ears Music: 'Tis The Season Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

It's not just the thought that counts; it's the overview of how each year we repeat the journey home. And on the return -- our jeans a little tighter, the déjà vu unpleasantries of travel; all a mere blip, as in the end we still do anything to come home to our loved ones.

Stix Bones of Soulfège

Lucia Brawley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lucia Brawley

I first introduced you to the band Soulfège through its leader -- musician, public speaker, entrepreneur and Oprah Radio host, Derrick Ashong -- in m...

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Volume 2

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by the B-52's, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nina Simone, Jeff Buckley, The Wallflowers and Pink Floyd.

Q-Tip Knocks Mayor Bloomberg On Twitter, Calls Out To New York Jews

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Q-Tip, hip-hop legend and former member of A Tribe Called Quest, has taken to Twitter in a bid to sway New Yorkers from voting for Mayor Bloomberg thi...