08-20 New A Tribe Called Quest album
03-23 R.I.P. Phife Dawg
» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums
» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add News
|A Tribe Called Quest
One of the more "spiritual" hip hop groups, of similar ilk to De La Soul circa 3 Feet High and Rising. Famed for the jazzy
nature of theirsamples. ATCQ are commonly recognised for being a highly intelligent, artistic, and socially-conscious rap outfit.
Rather than focusing onmaterial issues and furthering their "street credibility", A Tribe Called Quest used their music as a
platform for bringing light to social issues oftheir race, class standing, and issues within the music industry. To this day they are
respected and regarded as pioneers of reflective rap music.
Similar Bands: The Roots, Jungle Brothers, De La Soul, Q-Tip, Digable Planets
Contributors: Divaman, theNateman, Surette, WeDoNotLickWeiners, DoctorLouSputthole, discovolante, Hyperbomb180, Days of Future Passed, Dave de Sylvia, The Jungler, Alex101, morrissey, Bartender, Rowan5215, Relinquished, faultline25, teeawgo, peaks40, Mad., Days of Future Passed, morrissey,