The Midnight Hour are a soul-funk-jazz band formed by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammed (ex Tribe called Quest
), they produced the Luke Cage soundtrack on Netflix, which was when I first time came across their music when it came out a couple of years ago.
They'll blast A Tribe Called Quest
. And it's about 32 degrees Celsius in the room.
Hanif Abdurraqib views the legacy of a classic and respected rap group through a distinctly personal lens in Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest
. As the subtitle might imply, Abdurraqib's book doesn't attempt an arm's length, scholarly approach to analyzing the group and its music; instead, Abdurraqib speaks from his own experiences, often in the form of questioning or appreciative open letters to members of the band.
My musical influences would be Tribe Called Quest
, Redman/Method Man, Jay Z, Wu Tang Clan, Biggie, Bob Marley, ABBA, Fela and Michael Jackson.
Hancock and Shorter appear in the film, along with the sly, funny octogenarian Lou Donaldson (hailed as one of the greatest alto sax players ever), the genre-crossing Norah Jones, A Tribe Called Quest
co-founder Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and longtime soundman Rudy Van Gelder, who engineered such legendary albums as A Love Supreme, Walkin', Colossus, and Song for My Father.
The Vans A Tribe Called Quest
Old Skool shoe pays tribute to the groundbreaking hip hop group in a celebration of style, art, music and authenticity, inspired by the band's impact on the culture.
"I tried to copy Maya's fluid voice real on but failed miserably," Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest
wrote after Angelou's passing in 2014.
-- A Tribe Called Quest
, 4 nominations: This is somewhat of a consolation prize: Q-Tip won best dance recording with The Chemical Brothers for "Galvanize."
Throughout her career, Erykah has worked with many other hip-hop heavyweights, like Questlove (The Roots), Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest
), and the late, great producer J Dilla.
Other big headline acts entertaining the masses last night included New York rockers Interpol, Phoenix, Run the Jewels, A Tribe Called Quest
and dance legend Pete Tong.
Pete Tong, A Tribe Called Quest
, Interpol and Phoenix will hit the Main Stage tonight.
The current favorite playlist is the House Party, which features tracks from A Tribe Called Quest
, Rappin' 4-Tay, Open Mike Eagle, G-Eazy, Kendrick Lamar, Redman and more.