Today In Hip-Hop: A Tribe Called Quest Released ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’

On this day, April 17th, in hip-hop history.. 1990: Twenty-four years ago today, the infrastructure of hip-hop was forever modified by a relatively unknown, yet fearlessly youthful group, hailing from the boroughs of New York City. Encompassing both an imaginative and experimental sound, which at the time was largely foreign to most ears, A Tribe Called Quest released their inaugural album People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm permanently saturating the music industry with a certain authentic style that would infinitely cease to be duplicated. Channeling the individuality and essence of both The Jungle Brothers and De La Soul, who were fellow founding members ...

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