Q-Tip Announces Release Date for New A Tribe Called Quest Album

New album is due on November 11

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Back in August, Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid let it slip that A Tribe Called Quest has a new album on the way despite the loss of Phife Dawg in March. Yesterday, Q-Tip posted a handwritten note to Facebook announcing that the album is due November 11th.

Tip’s update on Facebook is here and transcribed in full here:

Last year this time myself, Jarobi, Ali and PHIFE had the extreme pleasure of performing on the Tonight Show. It was our 1st T.V. performance in 18 yrs.

The energy for us that night was one that we hadn’t experienced on stage together in some time!

It was also the night of the PARIS BOMBING… November 13th… Friday…

A unseasonably warm night in NYC..

As we left 30 ROCK I felt the need, we all did, go get back to the studio and start that Cookup! SO WE GOT TO IT!!

It was coming together nicely and as you may know we lost our BROTHER may GOD REST HIS SOUL on March 22nd

Be he left us with the Blue Print of what we had to do

So we collected ourselves and along tribesmen, BUSTA and CONS… we completed what will be, obviously the final A TRIBE CALLED QUEST ALBUM!

No this isn’t filled with old Phife Bars.. This is that Pure, unstopped on Pure!!

And on November 11th, 2016,

We will complete our Paths of Rhythm.. Join Us!


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