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A Tribe Called Quest
The Low End Theory

Jive Records

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$70.00 SGD
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- TAV // Essential Listening -

The Golden Age of hip-hop produced a plethora of great rap music, but few albums from that
revered era have proven to be as eminent as A Tribe Called Quest’s exceptional 1991 LP.
Produced primarily by Q-Tip, alongside increased participation from rapper Phife Dawg, the
group’s sophomore effort was an unmitigated triumph in the alternative rap scene. Coated with
a mellow jazzy atmosphere derived from stripped-back hard bop and bebop samples, The Low

End Theory’s soulful grooves offered the ideal platform for Q-Tip and Phife Dawg’s razor sharp
verses, revelatory interplay, and socially conscious lyricism to shine. Spirited and lyrically poetic,
this transcendental album stands as testament to A Tribe Called Quest’s ability to capture the
cultural and social zeitgeist through their sonic artistry.

Genre: Hip Hop, Rap, Jazz

[Reissue since: 2011 (Originally released: 1991), 2LP, Jive]


Label: Jive – 01241-41418-1
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Repress
Country: US
Genre: Hip Hop
Style: Conscious