“Stand up. Touch somebody next to you… We are all one.”
Q-Tip announced the project, which will feature new music from Phife Dawg recorded before his death.
It dropped the same day that he hinted at a Nelly Furtado collaboration.
Questlove, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, Just Blaze, and DJ Premier are just some of the legendary names who have turned to Gene Brown for sampling fodder.
Meet Jalal Nuriddin, the Forgotten Grandfather of Rap Who Inspired Everyone from Beastie Boys to Nas
His 1973 album, Hustlers Convention, sold badly, but has since been heralded as the genesis of rap music. It's untold story is the subject of a new documentary.
When People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm was released, he was living with his grandma, hitting up roller skating rinks, and hanging out at The Music Factory in Queens.
How did four virtuosic musicians from Melbourne end up playing a unique brand of funk and soul music to packed houses in New York City?
If the Flaming Lips, Miguel, and Spank Rock don't even make the cut, the ones who do are probably pretty special.
The 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' director crafts a surreal urban vision for The Chemical Brothers "Go" feat. Q-Tip.
From groups like Souls of Mischief and A Tribe Called Quest, and nurtured by artists like Lil B and Kendrick Lamar, rap could soon experience its second spiritual revolution.
Here are the tracklist, lyrics, and first impressions from the 'Black Messiah' listening party.