A Tribe Called Quest

Born: 11/30/1984 in New York, New York, USA


Music (11)

Central Intelligence 2016 (Movie)

("Can I Kick It?") (Song Performer)

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot 2016 (Movie)

("Scenario") (Song Performer)

Dope 2015 (Movie)

("Buggin' Out") (Song Performer)

While We're Young 2015 (Movie)

("Buggin' Out") (Song Performer)

The Wackness 2008 (Movie)

("Can I Kick It") (Song Performer)

Made 2001 (Movie)

("Electric Relaxation") (Song)

Booty Call 1997 (Movie)


Get on the Bus 1996 (Movie)

("The Remedy") (Song Performer)

In Living Color 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Song Performer

When We Were Kings 1996 (Movie)

("Rumble in the Jungle (contains elements of 'The Name of the Game' and 'Angel in the Morning')") (Song)

Poetic Justice 1993 (Movie)

("Bonita Applebum") (Song Performer)
Actor (8)

Saturday Night Live 2016 (Tv Show)


The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 (Tv Show)


VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)


ABC in Concert 1990 - 1998 (TV Show)


Free Tibet 1998 (Movie)

Themselves (Actor)

Claude's Crib 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)


Rhyme & Reason 1997 (Movie)

Participating Artist (Actor)

Moesha 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Producer (1)



Performed a series of concerts at festivals including Yahoo! Wireless in London, Splash! in Germany, OpenAir Frauenfeld in Switzerland, and in Los Angeles at H2O Music Festival.


Were the subject of the documentary "Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest," directed by Michael Rapaport.


Reunited again, performing a series of concerts around the country including a headlining slot at Bumbershoot.


Reunited for the Rock the Bells concert held in the Angels Stadium parking lot in Anaheim, California, performing a tribute to the Wu-Tang Clan.


Released what was announced to be their final album, The Love Movement.


Released their fourth album, Beats, Rhymes and Life, marking their first record produced by the Ummah.


Formed a production team with Detroit producer Amp Fiddler known as the Ummah.


Performed at the Lollapalooza Festival with a host of other alternative musical acts.


Released their most successful single, "Award Tour" featuring Trugoy of the group De La Soul.


Released their third album, Midnight Marauders.


Released their second album, The Low End Theory featuring shorter, more socially conscious songs.


Released the single  "Description of a Fool."


Released their debut album, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm.

Known for such albums as "The Low End Theory" and "Midnight Marauders"

Popular songs include "Scenario" and "Award Tour".

Bonus Trivia


Founding members Q-Tip and Phife Dawg grew up together in Queens, New York.


Founding member Jarobi White left the group after the release of their first album.


When Tupac Shakur pushed the group from the stage at the 1994 Source Awards, the event further sparked the rivalry between the East and West Coast hip-hop communities. The perceived act of disrespect, however, was an accident.


Group member Q-Tip's choice to wear a ski mask in the video for the song "Hot Sex" was in order to cover up an injury he sustained when he was attacked by members of Wreckx-N-Effect.


Member Q-Tip has produced songs for artists such as Nas, Cypress Hill, and Mobb Deep.


Member Ali Shaheed Muhammad worked independently with artists like D'Angelo, Shaquille O'Neal, and Gil Scott-Heron.