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Phife Dawg To Receive New York Street Honour

The A Tribe Called Quest star, real name Malik Taylor, died in March (16), aged 45, and on Wednesday (03Aug16), he will be posthumously saluted by Mayor Bill de Blasio for his contribution...

Alicia Keys' Son Working With Q-tip

Little Egypt Dean has already displayed his impressive beatmaking talent by contributing to Kendrick Lamar's track untitled 07 2014 - 2016, from his surprise album untitled unmastered., with superproducer Swizz going public with...

Q-tip Pays Tribute To Phife Dawg With Radio Programme

The iconic rapper passed away at the age of 45 on Tuesday (22Mar16) from complications related to diabetes, and on Saturday night (26Mar16), Q-Tip took to his Apple Music programme, Abstract Radio, to...

A Tribe Called Quest Shattered By Phife Dawg's Death

The rapper, real name Malik Taylor, passed away at the age of 45 on Tuesday (22Mar16) from complications related to diabetes and after his family confirmed the news on Wednesday (23Mar16), many fans...

Rapper Phife Dawg Dies Aged 45

News that the MC had passed away, aged 45, emerged on the micro-blogging site on Wednesday morning (23Mar16) when producer DJ Chuck Chillout tweeted, "RIP to phife dog of tribe called quest" and...

Q-tip Lands Hip-hop Post At The Kennedy Center

The A Tribe Called Quest star will be responsible for curating the Hip Hop Culture series, which will explore various aspects of the genre, including deejaying, emceeing, breakdancing, and graffiti writing, according to...

The Chemical Brothers Return From Hiatus With Star-studded Album

Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons haven not put out any new music since 2010's Further, but now the British musicians are prepping to release Echoes this July (15). The project features some...

What Can We Expect From Kanye West's New Album 'So Help Me God'?

Kanye West has finally announced the title of his forthcoming album, alongside a cryptic symbol that could be an album cover. 'So Help Me God' will be released later this year and features at least...

Iggy Azalea Hits Back At Critics

Iggy Azalea has aimed a lengthy rant at her detractors, including rappers Azealia Banks and Q-Tip, who have been questioning her place in hip-hop.The Fancy hitmaker has received a barrage of criticism from Banks for...

Macklemore And Q-tip Join Protests Over Michael Brown Ruling

Rappers Macklemore and Q-Tip joined peaceful protests taking place across the U.S. on Monday night (24Nov14) to condemn the decision not to prosecute a police officer who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.Brown was shot...

Q-tip Developing Tv Series With Leonardo Dicaprio And Jonah Hill

Rapper Q-Tip is teaming up with The Wolf Of Wall Street co-stars LEONARDO DiCaprio and Jonah Hill to develop a new Tv series loosely based on his music career.The show will centre on the legendary...

Busta Rhymes And Q-tip Release Free Mixtape

Rappers Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip have joined forces to release a free mixtape featuring collaborative tracks recorded over the course of two decades.The longtime friends have come together to give fans an early holiday present...

Professional "Creative Genius" Kanye West Working On Album With Q-tip, Rick Rubin

Kanye West is being very productive these days and already working on his seventh studio album, mere months after the release of Yeezus. What’s more, West has already assembled at least part of the team...

Rapper Q-tip Criticises Kanye West For Using Confederate Flag Image

Rapper Q-Tip has taken aim at Kanye West for using the Confederate flag on merchandise for his Yeezus tour.The ensign was adopted by the slave-owning southern U.S. states during the American Civil War, and the...

Q-tip Reuniting A Tribe Called Quest For Solo Album

Rapper Q-Tip is planning to reunite his legendary band A Tribe Called Quest on record for his next solo album.The hip-hop icons, who staged a live comeback in 2006 - eight years after their split,...

Snoop Dogg Needs Weed To Write Songs

Snoop Dogg needs ''a lot of weed'' and ''females'' to write new tracks. The 'Drop it Like it's Hot' rapper - who is now re-branding himself Snoop Lion and releasing a reggae album - says...

Eminem Almost Quit After He Was Booed

Eminem almost quit rap after his first ever public performance. The 'Stan' hitmaker started out battle rapping in Detroit in the early 90s, but was so embarrassed when he was booed he almost quit entirely....

Ice-t: I Wrote 99 Problems

Ice-T says people need to remember he wrote the original '99 Problems'.The veteran rapper wrote the track for his 1993 album 'Home Invasion' and its lyrics were used in part by Jay-Z on his 2004...

Ice-t Launches The Art Of Rap In London

Ice-T was joined by a host of rap superstars to launch 'Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap' in London last night (19.07.12).The legendary 'Cop Killer' hitmaker was joined by Public Enemy's Chuck D, Wu...

Kanye West Readying Sixth Album

Kanye West will bring out his sixth solo album ''right after'' G.O.O.D. Music's 'Cruel Summer' is released.The 'Stronger' hitmaker is likely to release the record before the end of the year, with the target being...

Kanye West Signs Q-tip

Kanye West has signed legendary rapper Q-Tip to his record label. Barry Weiss, chairman and CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam, the parent company for Kanye's G.O.O.D label revealed yesterday (11.04.12) that they...

Florence And The Machine Set For Mtv Unplugged

Florence And The Machine have been announced as the first act to feature in a new series of Mtv's legendary Unplugged concerts. These renowned concerts feature big-name acts playing stripped-down sets in an intimate setting,...

Kanye West's 'Good' Lp Dropping In Summer

Kanye West will release his next album in June, featuring guest appearances from Q-Tip, RZA and Drake.A source close to the 'Heartless' rapper has confirmed the release date of the LP - presently titled 'Good...

Kaye West's 'Good' Lp Dropping In Summer

Kaye West will release his next album in June, featuring guest appearances from Q-Tip, RZA and Drake.A source close to the 'Heartless' rapper has confirmed the release date of the LP - presently titled 'Good...

Colin Greenwood's Q-tip Day

Colin Greenwood thought meeting Q-Tip was the best thing to happen to him in 10 years.The Radiohead rocker met the US rapper - real name Jonathan Davis - during the summer when his young son...

A Tribe Called Quest Plan Reunion Tour

Hip-hop pioneers A TRIBE CALLED QUEST are planning to stage a surprise reunion tour of the US in the autumn (06). The CAN I KICK IT? icons' DJ, ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD, is amazed by the...

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