Q-Tip,老牌MC,三人组合A Tribe Called Quest中的rapper。出生:1970-4-10,纽约,原名Jonathan Davis。   中学时代,他在Murray Bergtraum High School读商业。在1988年,和另外两个同学(Ali Shaheed Muhammad 和 Phife (Malik Taylor))一起弄了个组合A Tribe Called Quest。第二年, De La Soul的首张(特具特殊意义)LP(黑胶唱片)《3 Feet High and Rising》里,Q-Tip有合作曲目。("Buddy" (with Jungle Brothers and Q-Tip) – 4:56)他们之间感情非常深厚,并共同加入Native Tongues大家庭(Native Tongues collective,or Native Tongues Posse)。Tribe的第一首单曲《Description of a Fool》于1989年推出。在同Jive Records签约之后,他们出版了首张专辑LP(黑胶)《People's Instinctive Travels》,专辑《Paths of Rhythm》在第二年出版。他们的聪明才智,积极向上的歌词,以及极富创意的把jazz和rap相融合,使得他们成为最为流行,最有影响力的hiphop团体之一。Tribe的经典唱片:《The Low End Theory (1991)》和《Midnight Marauders(1993)》。98年tribe解散。随后Q-Tip开始了个人演艺事业,于1999年发行专辑《Amplified》,2008年发行专辑《The Renaissance》。   Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan William Davis; April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, singer, actor, record producer and DJ. He embarked on his music career as part of the critically acclaimed East Coast hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. John Bush of AllMusic called him "the best rapper/producer in hip-hop history,"while editors of About.com placed him #17 on their list of the Top 25 Hip-Hop Producers,as well as placing him #38 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time.In 2012, The Source ranked him #20 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.   Q-Tip was born Jonathan William Davis on April 10, 1970 in Harlem. His father was from Montserrat, a British territory in the eastern Caribbean, and his mother is an African American from Alabama. His sister, Gwen, is eight years his elder. He is the cousin of Consequence, who was featured heavily on Beats, Rhymes and Life. According to a DNA analysis, he descended, mainly, from the Jola people of Guinea-Bissau.He moved to St. Albans, Queens as a child. He attended Murry Bergtraum High School in Manhattan, New York.   He converted to Islam in the mid-1990s, and changed his name to Kamaal Ibn John Fareed.As referenced in the song "Check the Rhime", he mostly resided around Linden Boulevard. According to Fareed, he was given his stage name by Afrika Baby Bam of Jungle Brothers, which he used as a replacement for his prior name, MC Love Child.   He has also said that the Q in Q-Tip stands for Queens and he is often referred to as Tip. In 1999 a Southern rapper known as TIP signed to Arista Records, but shortened his name to T.I. to avoid confusion with his then-labelmate Q-Tip.Throughout his career, he has also called himself The Abstract. He said that one of the main people in his life that inspired him was his childhood friend, Mohammed Sead.Q-Tip has lived in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey and nearby Edgewater.
  Q-Tip,老牌MC,三人组合A Tribe Called Quest中的rapper。出生:1970-4-10,纽约,原名Jonathan Davis。   中学时代,他在Murray Bergtraum High School读商业。在1988年,和另外两个同学(Ali Shaheed Muhammad 和 Phife (Malik Taylor))一起弄了个组合A Tribe Called Quest。第二年, De La Soul的首张(特具特殊意义)LP(黑胶唱片)《3 Feet High and Rising》里,Q-Tip有合作曲目。("Buddy" (with Jungle Brothers and Q-Tip) – 4:56)他们之间感情非常深厚,并共同加入Native Tongues大家庭(Native Tongues collective,or Native Tongues Posse)。Tribe的第一首单曲《Description of a Fool》于1989年推出。在同Jive Records签约之后,他们出版了首张专辑LP(黑胶)《People's Instinctive Travels》,专辑《Paths of Rhythm》在第二年出版。他们的聪明才智,积极向上的歌词,以及极富创意的把jazz和rap相融合,使得他们成为最为流行,最有影响力的hiphop团体之一。Tribe的经典唱片:《The Low End Theory (1991)》和《Midnight Marauders(1993)》。98年tribe解散。随后Q-Tip开始了个人演艺事业,于1999年发行专辑《Amplified》,2008年发行专辑《The Renaissance》。   Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan William Davis; April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, singer, actor, record producer and DJ. He embarked on his music career as part of the critically acclaimed East Coast hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. John Bush of AllMusic called him "the best rapper/producer in hip-hop history,"while editors of About.com placed him #17 on their list of the Top 25 Hip-Hop Producers,as well as placing him #38 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time.In 2012, The Source ranked him #20 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.   Q-Tip was born Jonathan William Davis on April 10, 1970 in Harlem. His father was from Montserrat, a British territory in the eastern Caribbean, and his mother is an African American from Alabama. His sister, Gwen, is eight years his elder. He is the cousin of Consequence, who was featured heavily on Beats, Rhymes and Life. According to a DNA analysis, he descended, mainly, from the Jola people of Guinea-Bissau.He moved to St. Albans, Queens as a child. He attended Murry Bergtraum High School in Manhattan, New York.   He converted to Islam in the mid-1990s, and changed his name to Kamaal Ibn John Fareed.As referenced in the song "Check the Rhime", he mostly resided around Linden Boulevard. According to Fareed, he was given his stage name by Afrika Baby Bam of Jungle Brothers, which he used as a replacement for his prior name, MC Love Child.   He has also said that the Q in Q-Tip stands for Queens and he is often referred to as Tip. In 1999 a Southern rapper known as TIP signed to Arista Records, but shortened his name to T.I. to avoid confusion with his then-labelmate Q-Tip.Throughout his career, he has also called himself The Abstract. He said that one of the main people in his life that inspired him was his childhood friend, Mohammed Sead.Q-Tip has lived in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey and nearby Edgewater.
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