A Tribe Called Quest’s “Electric Relaxation” set a standard for the fusing of jazz and hip-hop. Q-Tip’s samples of Ronnie Foster, Ramsey Lewis and  the country/rock group Brethren sounded like a jazz band being invaded by a hip-hop producer. The bass line from Foster’s “Mystic Brew” was the backbone ofContinue Reading

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[youtube]8eRWP9dtVs4[/youtube] Dres from Black Sheep and Jarobi, a founding member of A Tribe Called Quest are EVITAN, which is native spelled backwards (as in Native Tongue.) The two have an untitled album planned for 2012 and “P.T.I. (Occupy Wallstreet)” is the first single. Related posts: Dres Of The Black Sheep-TheContinue Reading

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