Thursday, 24 April 2008

A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory

Second album by ATCQ, released in 1991. It was one of the defining moments in the establishment of alternative hip-hop, and has made numerous "Best Of" lists. Q-Tip and Phife Dawg wax poetic about socially conscious subject matter, while the jazzy samples and thick basslines work their way into every crack, creating an album that is every bit as solid and groundbreaking as the reviews might suggest.

Now I'm well aware that this may not be the most exciting post for dudes and ladies already up on their hip-hop history, but for those of you that aren't, this album may be the wakeup you needed. If you don't believe me, listen for yourself.

Now playing: Fugazi - Break
via FoxyTunes


trollmaster said...

One of my favorites.

Captain_Murdock said...

props for this one... a hip-hop classic

Jarvillian said...

Fuck yeah.

W A K said...

any chance you cats can write up somewhere in the posts if the upload has scratches from the cd?

love what you cats are doin, thanks.

wanderofys said...

I can't speak for everyone, but all of my uploads are digital downloads and will never have skips in them.