Today In Hip-Hop: A Tribe Called Quest Releases ‘The Low End Theory’

On this day, September 24, in hip-hop history... 1991: Few albums have earned the reputation that A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory has enjoyed. In the 23 years since the album's release, The Low End Theory is one of hip-hop's most celebrated and enduring artistic achievements, continuing to win fans over with the album's laid-back jazzy vibes, conversational lyrics and mellow cool. The album was Tribe's second effort after already building a respected reputation after the release of their debut album, People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths Of Rhythms, a year prior.  In the advent of the release, the group were often asked by ...

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