A Tribe Called Quest

Who is A Tribe Called Quest?

The Lost Tribes (album)

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This hip hop group titled A Tribe Called Quest consists of 4 members; Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi.  This group used their individuality and creativity to make hip hop songs and lyrics.  This group formed in their high school days in their hometown of New York in the 80’s and gained their popularity in the early 90’s.

Q-Tip and Phife Dawg were childhood friends and met Jarobi and Ali in high school.  Q-Tip and Phife Dawg are the MC’s who perform the lyrics, while Ali Shaheed DJ’s.  Jarobi was considered in the group because he was always with them.  He goes with them on tour and sings along with the group and is responsible for the voices in the background of some their songs, but he was more of a close friend to the group.

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The Golden Age of Hip-Hop

The Golden Age

Hip hop in The Golden Ages is by far the best period in time for hip hop.  Most people would agree with me and say that the 90’s was the peak of hip hop.  Hip hop was truly diverse in this point of time.  You had hip hop music covering things from gangster rap to party music and many other content basis for hip hop emerged during this time.  There were artists from all over the U.S. making hit songs.  Southern artists, west coast artists, and east coast artists all had an impact on the culture.

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