Saturday, June 11, 2011

A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory

 

Year : 1991
Label : Jive
Genre : Hip Hop
Style : Conscious, Hip Hop Jazz

An impressive list of samples from Jazz (Freddie Hubbard, Eric Dolphy, Grant Green, Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers) to Soul Funk (Sly & Family Stone, James Brown, Minnie Ripperton, Kool & The Gang). The participation of the great bassist Ron Carter and Vinia Mojica on Verses from the Abstract, Lord Jamar, Sadat X, Diamond D on Show Bizness, Busta Rhymes & Dinco D on Scenario. All these ingredients make this album a must in Hip Hop History. Formed by rappers Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Jarobi White (only on their first LP People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths of Rhythm) and DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad. Produced & composed by A Tribe Called Quest.

01. Excursions
02. Buggin 'Ou
03. Rap Promoter
04. Butter
05. Verses from the Abstract
06. Show Business
07. Vibes and Stuf
08. The Infamous Date Rape
09. Check the Rhime
10. Everything Is Fair
11. Jazz (We've Got)
12. Skypager
13. What?
14. Scenario
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