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The Native Tongue Posse was one of the deepest and most talented of Hip-Hop crews of the 1990s, spawning a series of classics that still thrill fans today. A Kickstarter campaign has been launched by the creators of the upcoming documentary, Speaking In Tongues: The Legend Of The Native Tongue Posse.

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The BBC, and Benji B, hooked with A Tribe Called Quest frontman Q-Tip to discuss his groundbreaking career. The Story of Q-Tip is the latest in BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Stories series and is a must listen for any Native Tongue fan.

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On September 21st, 1993, De La Soul released their third LP, Buhloone Mindstate, on Tommy Boy Records. De La Soul and Prince Paul produced yet another magnum opus in the vein of the their first two albums but like their previous efforts it was completely different. Twenty years since its release, it is still a high watermark for […]

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The 1990’s was a special decade for many reasons. Fashion wasn’t so jiggy, Michael Jordan was dominating the NBA with ease and Hip-Hop was living through a golden era. Those years birthed several classic albums that would go on to forever shape the culture. But alongside and sometimes behind those rappers who crafted those timeless […]

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There is no Hip-Hop collective as revered, or as influential, as Native Tongues (or just “Native Tongue”).* Anchored by The Jungle Brothers, De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest, with many other members, you can find their DNA in plenty of today’s rap acts.

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Founded by New York producer Marley Marl and late radio personality DJ Mr. Magic in Queens, the Juice Crew featured some of the most influential MC’s of Hip-Hop’s “Golden Age” of the 1980s.

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Having scored a publishing deal with Random House, rapper/producer Q-Tip will be releasing a memoir entitled, “Industry Rules.” Linking with the publishing group’s Ballantine Books imprints, the former member of the group A Tribe Called Quest will let this serve as a tell-all book that will be a reflection of his rap career including the […]