New Q-Tip Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


Q-Tip Questioned Nas’ Decision to Release “If I Ruled The World (Imagine That)” [Feature ]

Nas' 1996 single "If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)," featuring guest assistance from Lauryn Hill and production from Trackmasters that samples Whodini's "Friends," peaked at No. 53 on the Billboard Hot 100... Read More


10 Best “Riding” Songs (Literally), Ranked [Feature ]

Before you jump to conclusions… As far as rap tropes go, records about riding around with your crew or cars, in general, are as hip-hop as graffiti and breakdancing. In that spirit, we've compiled and ranked... Read More


The Story of How Mobb Deep Met Q-Tip Is Amazing [Feature ]

There’s no blueprint for becoming a popular rapper, but these days it usually begins with a SoundCloud account and a social media presence—look at Lil Yachty, Post Malone or XXXTentacion. Back in the ’90s,... Read More


Q-Tip Perfectly Describes the Role of an Artist In 200 Words [Feature ]

For over three thousand years, our relationship with those who are able to create music has been one of reverence. Music has been the stimulus of countless cultures, many of which claimed it to be an invention of the Gods.... Read More


10 Things We Learned From A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Drink Champs’ Interview [Feature ]

A Tribe Called Quest guested on the latest episode of N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN's Drink Champs podcast, and needless to say, it's a must-listen. Throughout the 80-minute interview, Q-Tip, Jarobi, Busta Rhymes and... Read More


Q-Tip Wants “Serious Discussion” With Kanye, We The People Hope it Happens [Feature ]

Kanye West’s recent troubling behavior—and subsequent hospitalization—is a real “when shit hit the fan, is you still a fan?” moment. Chance The Rapper, Twista and Punch have all come out in... Read More


Hip-Hop Weighs in on Drake v. Meek Mill “Beef” [Feature ]

The summer of beef between Drake and Meek Mill continues to move right along, and over the weekend we heard from a number of respected hip-hop artists - both old and new - who voiced their opinion on the matter.  A$AP... Read More


The Chemical Brothers - Go ft. Q-Tip [Stream]

Veteran Electronic Music duo The Chemical Brothers, who have amassed a hefty discography with seven full-length albums over the past 20 years, are gearing up for the release of a brand new LP. To officially kick off promotion... Read More


Stromae ft. Lorde, Pusha-T, Q-Tip & HAIM - Meltdown [Stream]

In addition to contributing two original jams, including the DJBooth-approved Yellow Flicker Beat, to the soundtrack of the next Hunger Games film, 18-year-old pop phenom Lorde also curated the LP. And she’s done a damn... Read More


Tittsworth ft. Q-Tip, Theophilus London & Alison Carney - After the Dance [Stream]

Not featured on our front page since dropping off WTF way back in ‘08, D.C. DJ, producer and label exec Tittsworth reintroduces his dancefloor-ready style to The DJBooth by way of freshly-minted promo single After the... Read More


Q-Tip x Busta Rhymes - The Abstract & The Dragon [Album]

Rap icons and longtime friends and collaborators Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip (of A Tribe Called Quest) have released their collaborative mixtape, The Abstract & The Dragon. The 28-track set is a combination of brand new material... Read More


Busta Rhymes ft. Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Q-Tip - Thank You [Stream]

Counted your blessings lately? Yeah, me neither. If you need a little help coming up with sh*t to be grateful for, you can start by saying, “Thank You,” for Busta Rhymes‘s latest single. In a stark departure from... Read More


Fergie, Q-Tip & GoonRock - A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got) [Stream]

From Shakespearean update Romeo+Juliet to Moulin Rouge, director Baz Luhrmann’s films have frequently incorporated musical and pop-cultural anachronisms. His upcoming adaptation of The Great Gatsby, F. Scott... Read More


Math Hoffa ft. Q-Tip - Beautiful [Stream]

As much as fellas like to believe they’re in control, most are perfectly willing to be led by the nose by a Beautiful enough woman. On his first Booth feature, the latest single off his new mixtape, up-and-coming... Read More


Consequence ft. Q-Tip, Large Professor & Havoc - Fake I.D. [Stream]

I know what you’re thinking: aren’t Consequence and his cohorts a little old to need Fake I.D.s? While it has been a minute since the Queens vet had to enjoy his liquor illicitly, this new mixtape leak finds Cons... Read More


Mark Ronson ft. Q-Tip & MNDR (aka Amanda Warner) - Bang Bang Bang [Stream]

Judging by Mark Ronson‘s diverse oeuvre as an artist, songwriter, musician and producer, the Allido Records co-founder must have a pretty damned extensive and eclectic Record Collection. For further proof of his... Read More


Q-Tip, Mark Ronson & DJ Spinna Pay Homage to Michael Jackson at Nokia Theater [Exclusive Coverage] [Feature ]

New York, NY-- This past Saturday evening, three talented DJs celebrated the late Michael Jackson's birthday with a party at New York’s Nokia Theater. Over the course of the event, Mark Ronson, DJ Spinna and Q-Tip danced,... Read More


Q-Tip ft. Kanye West & Consequence - We Fight, We Love (Remix) [Stream]

In late January, Q-Tip proved his remix prowess beyond a shadow of a doubt, bringing a trio of wildly different talents together to revamp his Renaissance Rap.  Though this latest remix doesn’t have the... Read More


Q-Tip ft. Busta Rhymes, Raekwon & Lil Wayne - Renaissance Rap (Remix) [Stream]

One man does not a Renaissance make, even if that man is as talented as veteran rapper/producer Q-Tip; to spark a true cultural revival, you need the support of your era’s best and brightest.  This newly-released... Read More


Q-Tip Performs “Renaissance” Release Show In Philadelphia [Video] [Feature ]

Philadelphia, PA -- Last night, abstract poet Q-Tip treated Philadelphian MySpace users to an intimate show celebrating the release of his new solo album, The Renaisannce, which found a warm reception when it landed in the... Read More


DJBooth Speaks with The Cool Kids, Brook Lopez, Before Bounce Tour Kickoff [Exclusive] [Feature ]

Chicago, IL -- This week, co-headliners Q-Tip and The Cool Kids will kick off the 4th Annual 2K Sports Bounce Tour. The event, which the popular video game manufacturer describes as a “convergence of music, sports and... Read More


J.Period & Q-Tip Release “Q-Tip For President” Freestyle; Announce Joint Project [Feature ]

New York, NY -- By now, we're all aware of who our new President Elect is. On a newly-released freestyle, "Q-Tip for President," Q-Tip, who just yesterday released his latest album, The Renaissance. gives his take on the... Read More


Q-Tip - The Renaissance [Album]

The other night I ran into an old girlfriend. It’d been a bad break-up, mostly because she was that dangerous combination of beautiful and crazy. Still, any ill will I had towards her was long gone. Instead, I preferred to... Read Full Review


Busta Rhymes & Pac Div Rock the Mic at NYC’s Knitting Factory [Exclusive Coverage] [Feature ]

New York, NY -- On the night of his baby’s birthday, Busta Rhymes took the stage at New York City’s Knitting Factory to throw some excitement into the frigid city air. Special Guests Pac Div opened the show with their... Read More


Q-Tip ft. Eve - Gettin’ Up (Remix) [Stream]

UPDATE: “Gettin’ Up (Remix)” is no longer available to stream. For everyone who has been waiting patiently for A Tribe Called Quest frontman Q-Tip’s follow-up to his solo debut, Amplified, the wait is... Read More


Q-Tip - Move [Stream]

Most non-diehard fans think of the artist Q-Tip first as a member of the legendary group A Tribe Called Quest, and second as a solo artist from whom they have waited years for new material.  What casual (and some... Read More


Q-Tip Presents “Move” Video, Preps Album Release for November 4 [Feature ]

New York, NY-- A Tribe Called Quest alumnus Q-Tip, has released a brand new video for "Move," off his latest solo effort, The Renaissance. Since the project drops on November 4th, fans of both Q-Tip and representative... Read More


VH1 Hip Hop Honors Afterparty Brings Hip Hop Legends Together in NYC [Exclusive Coverage] [Feature ]

The annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors show added another page to its rap sheet last night. Legends Cypress Hill, De La Soul, Naughty By Nature, Slick Rick, and Too Short were this year's honorees, and their legacies were given proper... Read More


Q-Tip Performs for Maximum Capacity at NYC’s Knitting Factory [Exclusive Coverage] [Feature ]

New York, NY -- The outside of Tribeca’s Knitting Factory appeared to be just that, as the seemingly mile-long ball of yarn that was Q-Tip’s enthusiasts wrapped around the entrance to his free show. Fresh off of the Rock... Read More


Lupe Fiasco ft. Pharrell, Q-Tip & Sarah Green - Paris Tokyo (Remix) [Stream]

The question of the day is: how long should an artist wait before dropping a remixed version of their single?  For most artists, the answer to this question is “not long after the original is released.”  But,... Read More


Knitting Factory Holds G.O.O.D. Music All-Star Showcase [Exclusive Coverage] [Feature ]

New York, NY -- The star-studded affair that was The Knitting Factory’s G.O.O.D Music takeover on Tuesday held a plethora of surprises, as Kanye West and Q-Tip joined Consequence, KiD CuDi and Big Sean on stage for a mix of... Read More


Q-Tip - Gettin Up [Stream]

Believe it not, A Tribe Called Quest has only been separated for 10 years. It seems like an eternity, doesn’t it? Since that fateful day, each of its three members have paved their own paths to relative irrelevance.... Read More


Q-Tip Joins Rock The Bells, Reunites with A Tribe Called Quest [Feature ]

New York, NY- April 22, 2008- Grammy award-winning, hip-hop pioneer Q-Tip hits the road in July on the Rock the Bells tour in support of his highly-anticipated new album The Renaissance- out this summer via Universal Motown.... Read More


Q-Tip ft. Cool & Dre - Midnight ‘08 [Stream]

Last week, DJBooth featured the second installment of the Smirnoff Signature Mix Series; Common and Just Blaze’s 2008 rendition of The Light (It’s Love).  This week, the final pairing of acclaimed MC and modern... Read More


Smirnoff Signature Mix Series To Feature Re-Worked Classics By Common, Q-Tip & More [Feature ]

New York, NY -- Beginning this month, the makers of Smirnoff vodka are launching an exciting new Smirnoff Signature Mix Series, a campaign pairing three acclaimed rappers with contemporary beat-maestros to create new versions... Read More


Q-Tip - Feva [Stream]

One of the oldest topics in Hip Hop is hustling. While often done to make more money, it is essentially the effort that is used to achieve specific goals.  A Tribe Called Quest front man, Q-Tip, knows this very well, as... Read More


Q-Tip Joined by Special Guest Stevie Wonder at the Key Club in Los Angeles Last Night [Feature ]

New York, NY -- Fans in Los Angeles eagerly awaiting Q-Tip's return to the stage Sunday night at the Key Club were given an unexpected treat when legendary artist Stevie Wonder took to the stage. Together, they performed a... Read More


Peedi Peedi ft. Q-Tip and Cassidy- My Hood Is Greezy [Stream]

Five years after signing to Roc-A-Fella Records, Peedi Peedi is finally ready to get his shine on with his solo debut, Prince of the Roc: Roc Star.  The new single, My Hood Is Greezy, has the State Property alum’s... Read More


Q-Tip - Work It Out [Stream]

After watching his last two albums go unreleased, hip-hop pioneer Q-Tip left Arista Records for the greener pastures of Universal Motown.  However, rather than gloat about his new and improved situation, the Tribe Called... Read More


Q-Tip Added To “Jazz in the Hip Hop Generation” Symposium [Feature ]

Hampton, Va. -- For the past six years, Lessons in Jazz (LIJ) radio hosts Montez "The Whiz" Martin, Kevin "The Moose" Anderson, and Marcel "Big Cel" Canady have educated Hampton Roads listeners through music, history lessons... Read More


T.I. & Q-Tip - Why You Wanna (Mick Boogie Remix) [Stream]

UPDATE: “Why You Wanna (Mick Boogie Remix)” is no longer available to stream. DJ Mick Boogie hit us off with a tasty remix of T.I.‘s most recent single off the King album, Why You Wanna.  When you... Read More