"The Story Of Q-Tip" Featured on BBC Radio 1
"The Story of Q-Tip" was explored in a recent segment forBBC Radio 1,as Benji B dropped backstory bombs across the pond chronicling the journey of the abstract original thus far, jumping into some of the influences for his upcoming The Last Zulu LP and gifting us some tidbits on his early years in the hip-hop game. The UK programmer used the segment as both a biographical moment and an opportunity to announce the 25th anniversary rerelease of A Tribe Called Quest's foundational debut The Low End Theory, stitching together testimonials from The Abstract, Pharrell, The Pharcyde and Nas to build a sound diagram of both his influence on the group and the game at large in an hour-long piece for our neighbors across The Atlantic.
As far as the upcoming record is concerned, Tip has apparently taken to heart the timeless psych of The Beach Boys, Pink Floyd and a slew of other monumental rock groups, echoing the source material for D'Angelo's mythological Voodoo follow-up. It's a poignant and comprehensive breakdown of how Kamaal's musical mind works and what we can expect from here forth from him. You can listen to the entirety of piece below, just be sure to keep it locked as we will certainly be bring you the latest on The Last Zulu and any further developments in the rerelease of The Low End Theory as details roll-out.