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Macklemore And Q-tip Join Protests Over Michael Brown Ruling

25th November 2014

Rappers Macklemore and Q-Tip joined peaceful protests taking place across the U.S. on Monday night (24Nov14) to condemn the decision not to prosecute a police officer who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.Brown was shot...

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The Things They Tweet: 4457213

11th November 2014

"RIP Big Bank Hank of the Sugarhill Gang #pioneer". Rapper Q-Tip pays tribute to the late hip-hop veteran, who lost a battle with cancer on Tuesday (11Nov14), aged 57.

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23rd June 2014

Rapper Q-Tip is set to celebrate the 25th anniversary of A Tribe Called Quest's album The Low End Theory with a special reissue of the record. The newly-reissued album will feature unreleased music from the...

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Q-tip Developing Tv Series With Leonardo Dicaprio And Jonah Hill

10th January 2014

Rapper Q-Tip is teaming up with The Wolf Of Wall Street co-stars LEONARDO DiCaprio and Jonah Hill to develop a new Tv series loosely based on his music career.The show will centre on the legendary...

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Busta Rhymes And Q-tip Release Free Mixtape

13th December 2013

Rappers Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip have joined forces to release a free mixtape featuring collaborative tracks recorded over the course of two decades.The longtime friends have come together to give fans an early holiday present...

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Professional "Creative Genius" Kanye West Working On Album With Q-tip, Rick Rubin

By Victoria Pavlova | 4th December 2013

Kanye West is being very productive these days and already working on his seventh studio album, mere months after the release of Yeezus. What’s more, West has already assembled at least part of the team...

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4th December 2013

A Tribe Called Quest star Q-Tip and music mogul Rick Rubin are to team up to produce the follow-up to Kanye West's Yeezus, which is set for release next summer (14).

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Rapper Q-tip Criticises Kanye West For Using Confederate Flag Image

12th November 2013

Rapper Q-Tip has taken aim at Kanye West for using the Confederate flag on merchandise for his Yeezus tour.The ensign was adopted by the slave-owning southern U.S. states during the American Civil War, and the...

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Q-tip Reuniting A Tribe Called Quest For Solo Album

19th March 2013

Rapper Q-Tip is planning to reunite his legendary band A Tribe Called Quest on record for his next solo album.The hip-hop icons, who staged a live comeback in 2006 - eight years after their split,...

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Snoop Dogg Needs Weed To Write Songs

6th August 2012

Snoop Dogg needs ''a lot of weed'' and ''females'' to write new tracks. The 'Drop it Like it's Hot' rapper - who is now re-branding himself Snoop Lion and releasing a reggae album - says...

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Eminem Almost Quit After He Was Booed

3rd August 2012

Eminem almost quit rap after his first ever public performance. The 'Stan' hitmaker started out battle rapping in Detroit in the early 90s, but was so embarrassed when he was booed he almost quit entirely....

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Ice-t: I Wrote 99 Problems

23rd July 2012

Ice-T says people need to remember he wrote the original '99 Problems'.The veteran rapper wrote the track for his 1993 album 'Home Invasion' and its lyrics were used in part by Jay-Z on his 2004...

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Ice-t Launches The Art Of Rap In London

20th July 2012

Ice-T was joined by a host of rap superstars to launch 'Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap' in London last night (19.07.12).The legendary 'Cop Killer' hitmaker was joined by Public Enemy's Chuck D, Wu...

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Kanye West Readying Sixth Album

6th July 2012

Kanye West will bring out his sixth solo album ''right after'' G.O.O.D. Music's 'Cruel Summer' is released.The 'Stronger' hitmaker is likely to release the record before the end of the year, with the target being...

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Kanye West Signs Q-tip

12th April 2012

Kanye West has signed legendary rapper Q-Tip to his record label. Barry Weiss, chairman and CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam, the parent company for Kanye's G.O.O.D label revealed yesterday (11.04.12) that they...

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Florence And The Machine Set For Mtv Unplugged

30th March 2012

Florence And The Machine have been announced as the first act to feature in a new series of Mtv's legendary Unplugged concerts. These renowned concerts feature big-name acts playing stripped-down sets in an intimate setting,...

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Kanye West's 'Good' Lp Dropping In Summer

7th April 2010

Kanye West will release his next album in June, featuring guest appearances from Q-Tip, RZA and Drake.A source close to the 'Heartless' rapper has confirmed the release date of the LP - presently titled 'Good...

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Kaye West's 'Good' Lp Dropping In Summer

7th April 2010

Kaye West will release his next album in June, featuring guest appearances from Q-Tip, RZA and Drake.A source close to the 'Heartless' rapper has confirmed the release date of the LP - presently titled 'Good...

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Colin Greenwood's Q-tip Day

1st December 2009

Colin Greenwood thought meeting Q-Tip was the best thing to happen to him in 10 years.The Radiohead rocker met the US rapper - real name Jonathan Davis - during the summer when his young son...

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A Tribe Called Quest Plan Reunion Tour

15th May 2006

Hip-hop pioneers A TRIBE CALLED QUEST are planning to stage a surprise reunion tour of the US in the autumn (06). The CAN I KICK IT? icons' DJ, ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD, is amazed by the...

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West Donates Watch To Diamond Charities

3rd November 2005

KANYE WEST has donated his $360,000 (GBP200,000) diamond encrusted watch to London's Natural History Museum in support of diamond conflict charities. The rapper made the generous donation after an early recording of his hit...

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Black Eyed Peas To Release Two Singles At Once

14th July 2005

BLACK EYED PEAS are defying pop convention by releasing two singles from their latest album MONKEY BUSINESS simultaneously. The US band are too impatient to release the tunes separately, so are teaming up "feel-good"...

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Jay-z Pokes Fun At Kelly

3rd November 2004

LATEST: Rap star JAY-Z mocked his former tourmate R KELLY throughout Monday night's (01NOV04) performance at New York's Madison Square Garden. Kelly threw Friday's (29OCT04) BEST OF BOTH WORLDS show into chaos after he...

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Jay-z Stopped From Joining Usher Party

18th October 2004

R+B hunk USHER's 26th birthday party in New York attracted such a star-studded crowd, event organisers failed to recognise rapper JAY-Z and denied him entry. Music stars like Q-TIP, NAS, WYCLEF JEAN and MOS...

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Brown In Kim Boob Blast

18th October 2004

Rapper FOXY BROWN stunned her New York fans when she accidentally flashed a breast during a gig and responded to the incident by mocking her rival LIL' KIM's rumoured fake bust. The raunchy hip-hop...

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Q-tip Leads Vote Drive

26th February 2004

A TRIBE CALLED QUEST rapper Q-TIP will lead a drive to stress the importance of voting later today (23FEB04). The VIVRANT THING rapper, real name JONATHAN DAVIS, will be joined by a host of...

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