Q-Tip (I)

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Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan William Davis better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, record producer, singer, and DJ. Nicknamed The Abstract, he is noted for his innovative jazz-influenced style of hip hop production and his philosophical, esoteric and introspective lyrical themes. He embarked on his music career in the... See full bio »

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The Great Gatsby Soundtrack
Charlie's Angels Soundtrack
Taxi Soundtrack
Get Carter Soundtrack


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 2018 Just Dance 2019 (Video Game) (performer: "A Little Party Never Killed Nobody")
 1995-1999 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series) (composer - 101 episodes)
- Rope-a-Dope (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
- Three on a Couch (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dream Girl (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
- Everybody Loves Shawn (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
- Hip Hop Pops (1999) ... (composer: theme music)
 1999 Raphael Saadiq & Q-Tip: Get Involved (Music Video) (song producer)
 1994 Nas: One Love (Video short) (music producer)
 1994 Crooklyn Dodgers: Crooklyn (Music Video) (song producer)
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Other Works:

Member of the hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest See more »

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1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kamaal Fareed | Kamal | A Tribe Called Quest


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