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Kamaal Ibn John Fareed, better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American entertainer from St. Albans, Queens, New York, part of the critically acclaimed group A Tribe Called Quest. John Bush of Allmusic called him "the best rapper/producer in hip-hop history," while editors of About.
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    THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Age 37
    His latest album The Renaissance was released on November 4, 2008, through Universal Motown and was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2010 Grammys.
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  • 2006
    Age 35
    A Tribe Called Quest reunited in 2006 and played a limited number of dates.
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  • 2002
    Age 31
    His 2002 follow-up, Kamaal/The Abstract, although critically acclaimed and issued a catalog number, wasn't released at that time because the label believed that it did not have commercial appeal.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1998
    Age 27
    A Tribe Called Quest disbanded in 1998, after which Q-Tip pursued a solo career.
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  • 1997
    Age 26
    He co-wrote and featured in Janet Jackson's song "Got 'til It's Gone" from the Velvet Rope album in 1997.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1970
    Born
    Born Jonathan Davis on April 10, 1970 in Harlem, he converted to Islam in the mid-1990s, and changed his name to Kamaal Ibn John Fareed.
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  • 1969
    Age -2
    Born on April 10, 1969.
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