Can I Kick It?
by A Tribe Called Quest
The documentary film Beats, Rhymes and Life was released in 2011; this is a gallery of recent photos of ATCQ members during the filmmaking process.
The album cover for People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm is a neon blend of urban imagery and Afrocentric style.
Here he is promoting his album, The Renaissance, in 2008. Q-Tip has had to work hard for recognition as a solo artist beyond his Tribe reputation.
The DJ and producer behind People's Instinctive Travels was a huge force in creating A Tribe Called Quest. Now, he's a force of his own, touring the world as a DJ and still working high-profile production gigs.
As of 2010, the energetic rapper was recovering from diabetes-related health emergency and coaching youth basketball.
Jarobi somewhat mysteriously disappeared from the scene after People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, but he and the rest of the Tribe reconnected in 2008 to do some shows and work on the Beats, Rhymes and Life documentary.
Watch out, New York. The Tribe is about to make hip-hop even more fun!
The Afrocentric drawing they inserted into many of their album covers (starting with The Low End Theory) eventually became a recognizable fashion statement.