Q-Tip net worth: Q-Tip is an American rapper and record producer who has a net worth of $8 million dollars.
1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the site reports. The record, which has sold 135,000 equivalent album units since its release on November 11 (112,000 traditional album sales), is the first No.
Though it seemed they could do no wrong, the Tribe called it quits in 1998, announcing that their fifth full-length release, The Love Movement, would be the group’s final album. As with many groups who tell their fans they are disbanding for good, the break-up turned out to be a mere hiatus.
After the group split up, Q-Tip embarked on a solo career and has released four albums. Q-Tip signed to Motown/Universal Records for the release of his album The Renaissance in 2008, which was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2010 Grammy Awards. He is currently working on his fourth studio album, The Last Zulu.
A Tribe Called Quest is one of the most revered groups of all-time, and with good cause. We’ve ranked their fantastic discography from worst to best. Tribe helped usher in an entirely new era in rap music, a sound that would continue to influence and resonate with hip-hop artists for years after their early ’90s debut.
Tribe made socially engaged songs cut with abstract philosophy and doused in Afrocentric flavours. Lyrically they were expressive, imaginative and deep-thinking. Hits such as Check the Rhyme, Bonita Applebum and Electric Relaxation are loose, funky and soulful.
The Questlove name grew from the seed of A Tribe Called Quest, though I watered it with my own questions about self-knowledge and searching. They helped name me, and now I name them for what they were, are and always will be: one of the brightest constellations in hip-hop’s sky.
A Tribe Called Quest founding member Q-Tip lost his home and record collection in 1994. A fire that started at a house party spread he was hosting spread and incinerated his whole pad. Fortunately, nobody was hurt and several of Q-Tip’s good friends, such as Pete Rock, helped him rebuild his house and his spirit.
Death. Phife died at the age of 45 in his home in Contra Costa County, California, on March 22, 2016, due to complications related to diabetes.
At age nine, he began rapping after being encouraged by Phife Dawg; shortly before that, they both heard “Rapper’s Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang for the first time. He was also inspired by his father’s extensive jazz record collection, and at age 12, he began to DJ and make pause tape beats.