The Kool Skool Interviews DJ ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD (A TRIBE CALLED QUEST, The Ummah & Lucy Pearl)
For many, A Tribe Called Quest represents a time and place in Hip-Hop when a strong sense of individuality was imperative, and variety was the spice of life. A Tribe Called Quest embodied the concept of the Native Tongues, a Zulu Nation loosely linked super crew consisting of Jungle Brothers, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Monie Love, Queen Latifah, Black Sheep, Fu-Schnickins, Chi-Ali, Da Bush Babees, Leaders of the New School and later Mos Def, Consequense, Common, and others. Tribe linked Jazz, real DJ Cuts, Rhymes, chopped Breaks, humour, abstract conscious thought with B-boy style to create a unique style; a style that influenced many of todays modern Hip-Hop's greats.
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