A Tribe Called Quest singlehandedly influenced the sound of hip-hop during the early 90′s with their original sound and message. In a recent interview, ATCQ’s very own Q-Tip sat down with Benji B at BBC Radio 1 to reflect on his career.
“The Story of Q-Tip” tells the story of the legendary artist’s musical upbringing, his reluctance to fame and what it’s like to work with the likes of Kanye West, Pharrell, Nas and The Pharcyde.
Check out the audio below.
With a lot of information being shared, here’s 10 things we’ve learned from “The Story of Q-Tip.”
1. The first record that Q-Tip bought was a Jackson 5 record.
To be grammatically correct, the record was “Dancing Machine,” which Tip went onto sample later down the road.