A True Ode to Hip-Hop: A Tribe Called Quest’s releases a new album after 18 years

A True Ode to Hip-Hop: A Tribe Called Quest’s releases a new album after 18 years

597 522 Cierra Venable

After 18 years, the legendary group: A Tribe Called Quest releases their final album, “We got it from here, Thank you for your service”. After the passing of member “Phife Dawg” in March of this year, I thought I’d never hear anything new from them again. The album is eclectic, soulful, and nostalgic as it reminds me of why I fell in love with Hip-Hop.

#ATCQ2016 – London, UK – @diabolicalest93

A post shared by ATCQ (@atcq) on

The album’s first single “We the people” discusses a lot of the issues that our current generation faces on a day to day bases. Q-Tip comes hard on the first verse as he addresses police brutality, inequalities that minority’s face, and how we live in a world that is divided. But that’s not all that this album has to offer, it’s raw, relentless and it’s what Hip-Hop has been missing.

#popupshop #nyc #atcq we will be here today

A post shared by Q-Tip The Abstract (@qtiptheabstract) on

With features ranging from: Andre 3000 to Marsha Ambrosia, I can honestly say that this album is a treat. Even if you’ve never listened to them before I would encourage you to give them a try!

You can find the Album on iTunes. Be sure to tell me what you think about it!

Cierra Venable

Cierra Venable is the Social Media Editor for Urban Social Magazine! From Indianapolis, Indiana she is a sophomore in college studying Communication with a double concentration in Electronic Media & Public Relations. Cierra is a dancer, aspiring DJ, on-air personality and the former Production Director for WICR! Cierra is a music enthusiast and loves the beauty that music brings to the world!

All stories by:Cierra Venable

What do you think?

%d bloggers like this: