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A Tribe Called Quest Reveals Lou Reed Received All The Royalties For “Can I Kick It?”

  ARiiE:Twitter | Instagram “I don’t think they cleared the sample, and instead of Lou Reed saying, ‘You can’t use it,’ he said, ‘Y’all can use it, but I get all the money from that…to this day, we haven’t seen a dime from that song.” Lou Reed, of the rock band The Velvet Underground has […]


A Tribe Called Quest Performs With Prince At South By Southwest

A Tribe Called Quest and Prince came together for the Samsung Galaxy-sponsored #TheNextBigThing show, which some are calling the best SXSW show ever. First, Tribe performed a slew of the seminal group’s classics, with all four members – Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and Jarobi White – onstage. “They called us at the last […]


“Beats Rhymes And Life” Just Scratches The Surface Of A Tribe Called Quest

      Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest opens in New York and Los Angeles tomorrow, and will expand to other cities nationwide in successive weeks. To find out if/when it’ll be coming to a theater near you, visit the film’s website here. Frankly, I’m not certain what Q-Tip’s […]


Q-Tip & Phife Talk Sophomore Jinx In Clip From New Documentary

  Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest is the highly anticipated and controversial documentary about one of hip-hop’s most revered groups.  In this clip from the film, Q-Tip and Phife touch on the pressures they faced when recording their second album, 1991′s The Low End Theory.