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WBAI, August 24th 2002

the abstract, okayplayer abbstrack, and jay smooth This week Damali, G-Man, and myself spent over half an hour picking the brain of Mr. Q Tip himself. I think it's one of the better interviews we've done, but you can judge for yourself... And while you're at it check here for DJ Emskee's turntablistic tribute to the Abstract.

  • Part 1 - Is A Tribe Called Quest really getting back together?
  • Part 2 - The status of his "Kamaal the Abstract" album.
  • Part 3 - Industry rule #4080, and why he got banned from Hot 97.
  • Part 4 - Does he really think Hip-Hop is dead?
  • Part 5 - The secrets to his production technique.
  • Part 6 - How the industry has torn apart the Hip-Hop nation.
  • Part 7 - Final thought: Stick to your guns.

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