It contains samples of “Walk on the Wild Side” by Lou Reed, “What a Waste” by Ian Dury and the Blockheads, “Spinning Wheel” by Dr. Lonnie Smith, “Dance of the Knights” by Sergei Prokofiev and “Sunshower” by Dr. Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band.
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.
To ” kick it” means to hang out and have fun. In a 2011 interview with Hip Hop DX, A Tribe Called Quest rapper Phife Dawg explained that the group has never received royalties from this song because of the Lou Reed sample.
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.
Many of the most fantastic Hip-Hop albums feature little to no cursing (i.e. A Tribe Called Quest’s first 3 albums, De La Soul’s first 3 albums). Many of the most fantastic Hip-Hop albums feature little to no cursing (i.e. A Tribe Called Quest’s first 3 albums, De La Soul’s first 3 albums).
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‘ Can I Kick It’ is built around a handful of samples, but most recognisable is the sliding bass part from Lou Reed’s 1972 Transformer classic ‘Walk on the Wild Side’, played by Herbie Flowers. According to Phife Dawg, when the group asked for permission from Reed to use the sample, he agreed – with one condition.
Can I kick it? (Yes, you can!) Meanwhile, the bassline on ATCQ’s song samples Reed’s 1972 song, “Walk on the Wild Side.” Late ATCQ member Phife Dawg has stated the group didn’t make money from “ Can I Kick It?” due to Reed taking ownership of 100 percent of publishing royalties from the song.
|A Tribe Called Quest|
|Genres||Hip hop alternative hip hop jazz rap East Coast hip hop|
|Years active||1985–1998 2006–2013 2015–2017|
|Associated acts||Native Tongues Busta Rhymes Consequence J Dilla Rashad Smith|
Can I Kick It? by A Tribe Called Quest is in the key of C.