Dee Lite Groove Is In Heart

Deee-Lite’s introduction began with their seminal party track “Groove Is In The Heart.” The song spearheaded their debut album World Clique in 1990 although it was written in the late ’80s. They took their cues from disco, funk and house and Q-Tip provided hip-hop in the mix with his verses.Continue Reading

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The Beastie Boys recorded “Get It Together” with Q-Tip for their fourth album Ill Communication. They used influences from punk rock, jazz and funk to create the sounds. “Get It Together” was built on the famously used piano sample from the Moog Machine’s “Age Of Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In.” TheirContinue Reading

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Q-Tip just celebrated his 50th birthday last Friday and thanked all his well-wishers in an Instagram post. He announced three new albums in a written message while playing the bass guitar. He is currently working on Riotdiaries, the long-awaited The Last Zulu and AlGoRhythms. His last solo album was KamaalContinue Reading

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