Stream A Tribe Called Quest’s New Album ‘We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service’
The day is finally here. A Tribe Called Quest has released its first album in over 18 years, what will as well be their last, with We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service, out today and included below. The new album features all four Tribe members including Phife Dawg, who passed away in March at the age of 45.
Q-Tip spoke to The New York Times about creating the album, Jarobi White saying of Phife's contributions, "Doing this album killed him. And he was very happy to go out like that.” Kendrick Lamar, André 3000, Elton John, Kanye West, Anderson .Paak, Busta Rhymes and Talib Kweli also appear on the album.
XXL received an advanced listen of the project, which was accompanied by a panel discussion featuring Q-Tip, Jarobi, Consequence and Busta Rhymes. Tip opened up about how ATCQ became kids again while crafting the album. "The drapings of ageism and questions of where we're at, that shit flew out the fucking window," he said. "We just locked in. We became fucking kids again."
The cover art was designed by photographer and painter Richard Prince and incorporates elements from from previous Tribe album covers. The group will take their new sounds to the Saturday Night Live stage this weekend as Dave Chappelle serves as host. A Tribe Called Quest's final album We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service, is now available to stream on Apple Music, Spotify and more or cop on iTunes. Listen to it below.
A Tribe Called Quest's We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service Tracklist
1. “The Space Program”
2. “We The People….”
3. “Whateva Will Be”
4. “Solid Wall of Sound”
5. “Dis Generation”
6. “Kids…” Feat. André 3000
10. “Black Spasmodic”
11. “The Killing Season” Feat. Kanye West
12. “Lost Somebody”
13. “Movin Backwards”
14. “Conrad Tokoyo” Feat. Kendrick Lamar
16. “The Donald”
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