A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (25th Anniversary Edition)Discothèque Idéale Qobuz

People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (25th Anniversary Edition)

A Tribe Called Quest

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Released on November 13, 2015 by Jive - Legacy

Main artist: A Tribe Called Quest

Genre: Rap

Distinctions: Discothèque Idéale Qobuz (November 2015) - Pitchfork: Best New Reissue (November 2015)

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Album : 1 disk - 17 tracks Total length : 01:16:03

  1. 1 Push It Along

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  2. 2 Luck of Lucien

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  3. 3 After Hours

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  4. 4 Footprints

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  5. 5 I Left My Wallet in El Segundo

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  6. 6 Pubic Enemy

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  7. 7 Bonita Applebum (includes 'Can I Kick It' Intro)

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - W. Allen, Composer, Lyricist - R. AYERS, Composer, Lyricist - E. Birdsong, Composer, Lyricist - Charles Stepney, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  8. 8 Can I Kick It?

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - Lou Reed, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  9. 9 Youthful Expression

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - J. Nyx, Composer, Lyricist - M. Gaye, Composer, Lyricist - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  10. 10 Rhythm (Devoted to the Art of Moving Butts)

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - G. Clinton Jr., Composer, Lyricist - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  11. 11 Mr. Muhammad

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  12. 12 Ham 'N' Eggs

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  13. 13 Go Ahead In the Rain

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  14. 14 Description of a Fool

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Shane Farber, Engineer - Bob Power, Engineer - Anthony Saunders, Engineer - Tim Latham, Engineer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 1990 Zomba Recording LLC

  15. 15 Footprints (Remix)

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist - CeeLo Green, Associated Performer, Featured Artist - A Tribe Called Quest feat. CeeLo Green, Associated Performer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - Cherokee - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - Marquis Jefferson, Bass - David Ott, Keyboards - Cee-Lo Green, Composer, Lyricist - Edga Yoseat, Drums, Producer, Synthesizer - Mtm, Drums, Producer, Synthesizer - Neal Pogue, Mixing Engineer, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2015 Zomba Recording LLC

  16. 16 Bonita Applebum (Pharrell Williams Remix)

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist - Pharrell Williams, Composer, Lyricist, Producer - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Composer, Lyricist - White J., Composer, Lyricist - Mike Larson, Recording Engineer - Bob Power, Mixing Engineer - Kamaal Fareed, Composer, Lyricist - M. Taylor, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2015 Zomba Recording LLC

  17. 17 Can I Kick It? (J. Cole Remix)

    A Tribe Called Quest, Associated Performer, Main Artist - Lou Reed, Composer, Lyricist - J. Cole, Producer - Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Mixing Engineer - Hiromasa Suzuki, Composer Copyright : (P) 2015 Zomba Recording LLC

About

One year after De la Soul re-drew the map for alternative rap, fellow Native Tongues brothers A Tribe Called Quest released their debut, the quiet beginning of a revolution in non-commercial hip-hop. People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm floated a few familiar hooks, but it wasn't a sampladelic record. Rappers Q-Tip and Phife Dawg dropped a few clunky rhymes, but their lyrics were packed with ideas, while their flow and interplay were among the most original in hip-hop. From the beginning, Tribe focused on intelligent message tracks but rarely sounded over-serious about them. With "Pubic Enemy," they put a humorous spin on the touchy subject of venereal disease (including a special award for the most inventive use of the classic "scratchin'" sample), and moved right into a love rap, "Bonita Applebum," which alternated a sitar sample with the type of jazzy keys often heard on later Tribe tracks. "Description of a Fool" took to task those with violent tendencies, while "Youthful Expression" spoke wisely of the power yet growing responsibility of teenagers. Next to important message tracks with great productions, A Tribe Called Quest could also be deliciously playful (or frustratingly unserious, depending on your opinion). "I Left My Wallet in El Segundo" describes a vacation gone hilariously wrong, while "Ham 'n' Eggs" may be the oddest topic for a rap track ever heard up to that point ("I don't eat no ham and eggs, cuz they're high in cholesterol"). Contrary to the message in the track titles, the opener "Push It Along" and "Rhythm (Dedicated to the Art of Moving Butts)" were fusions of atmospheric samples with tough beats, special attention being paid to a pair of later Tribe sample favorites, jazz guitar and '70s fusion synth. Restless and ceaselessly imaginative, Tribe perhaps experimented too much on their debut, but they succeeded at much of it, certainly enough to show much promise as a new decade dawned. ~ John Bush

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