Q‐Tip
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1970-04-10
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Q‐Tip

Q‐Tip Biography (Wikipedia)

Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan William Davis; April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, record producer, singer, actor and DJ. Nicknamed The Abstract, he is noted for his innovative jazz-influenced style of hip hop production and his philosophical, esoteric and introspective lyrical themes. He embarked on his music career in the late 1980s, as an MC and main producer of the influential alternative hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. In the mid-1990s, he co-founded the production team The Ummah, followed by the release of his gold-certified solo debut Amplified in 1999. In the 2000s, he released the Grammy Award-nominated album The Renaissance and the experimental album Kamaal the Abstract.

As an actor, Q-Tip has appeared in various films such as Poetic Justice, She Hate Me and Prison Song, the latter of which he co-wrote and played the lead role. As a DJ, he has hosted the Beats 1 radio show Abstract Radio since 2015. In 2016, Q-Tip was named the artistic director for hip hop culture at the Kennedy Center, and in 2018, he became the instructor of a jazz and hip hop course at New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.

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De La Soul
Buddy (Native Tongue Decision) (feat. Jungle Brothers, Queen Latifah, Monie Love & Q‐Tip)
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Buddy (Native Tongue Decision) (feat. Jungle Brothers, Queen Latifah, Monie Love & Q‐Tip)
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Breathe And Stop
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Breathe And Stop
The Chemical Brothers
Galvanize (feat. Q‐Tip)
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Galvanize (feat. Q‐Tip)
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Vivrant Thing
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Vivrant Thing
Raphael Saadiq
Get Involved
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Get Involved
Busta Rhymes
Thank You (feat. Q‐Tip, Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
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Thank You (feat. Q‐Tip, Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
Anderson .Paak
Cheers (feat. Q‐Tip)
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Cheers (feat. Q‐Tip)
Q‐Tip
Life Is Better (feat. Norah Jones)
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Life Is Better (feat. Norah Jones)
Beastie Boys
Get It Together (feat. Q‐Tip)
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Get It Together (feat. Q‐Tip)
The Chemical Brothers
Go (feat. Q‐Tip)
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Go (feat. Q‐Tip)
Janet Jackson
Got 'Til It's Gone (feat. Q‐Tip & Joni Mitchell)
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Got 'Til It's Gone (feat. Q‐Tip & Joni Mitchell)
The Chemical Brothers
Go (Radio Edit)
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Go (Radio Edit)
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Gettin' Up
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Gettin' Up
The Brand New Heavies
Sometimes (Ummah Remix) (feat. Q‐Tip)
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Sometimes (Ummah Remix) (feat. Q‐Tip)
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Don't Go Breaking My Heart
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Don't Go Breaking My Heart
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