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Q-Tip’s “Life is Better”

I love this video.

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2K9 Sports Bounce Tour with Q-Tip, Cool Kids

Here’s the tour itinerary for the 2008 edition of the 2K Sports Bounce Tour. As was the case last year, Q-Tip will lead a lineup of new-ish prospects, including the Cool Kids and the Knux. DJ Scratch will hold down … Continue reading

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Finally, Q-Tip’s “The Renaissance”?

Q-Tip’s looong-delayed album The Renaissance finally has a release date of November 4. I’ve been writing about it for nearly as long as this site has been in existence, and I’ve been skeptical about each date Universal Motown has floated. … Continue reading

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Q-Tip petitions for “Kamaal’s” release


Before I say this, I want to say I have the utmost respect for Q-Tip as an artist. But he isn’t the best at giving you the straight story, as the Jungle Brothers will tell you.

Only last month he told Billboard that he secured the masters to his shelved 2002 album Kamaal the Abstract. It seemed like the cherry on a comeback that included his forthcoming (and already bootlegged) solo endeavor Live at the Renaissance. But if you visit his MySpace page, you’ll find a link to a petition asking former label Arista to release Kamaal.

"We, the fans of Q-Tip, have been waiting for the release of his second solo album Kamaal the Abstract since 2002," reads the petition. "While the album sits, the fans are ready to respond by signing this petition in hopes of an official release of this amazing album." What gives? I thought Q-Tip secured rights to the album from Arista!

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Q-Tip delivers “The Renaissance”

Anyone who witnessed A Tribe Called Quest on the 2K7 Sports Bounce tour last fall witnessed an amazing hip-hop experience…no, an old school hip-hop revival. I mean, even Jarobi was there. Here in Atlanta at the Tabernacle, you could literally … Continue reading

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