A Tribe Called Quest have released their first album in 18 years! The legendary hip-hop group lost a key member, Phife Dawg, this past March, but have delivered the star-studded We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service LP as a special tribute to him. It also includes contributions from Phife himself before his passing.
ATCQ’s first album since 1998 brings a huge list of collaborators, both new and old, including Andre 3000, Kanye West, Elton John, Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, Jack White, Talib Kweli, longtime collaborator Busta Rhymes and more. Aside from Kanye and Elton John’s contributions, the album was recorded entirely in Q-Tip’s home studio.
The project's 16 tracks sound great from start to finish as each artist steps up in a big way. The 90’s boom bap percussion and jazzy instrumentation is present, but has an adaptation of modern production styling progressing their beloved signature sound. To top it all off, ATCQ will be the musical guests on this week’s Saturday Night Live episode (Nov. 12) hosted by Dave Chappelle. Enjoy!