17 Songs, 1 Hour 16 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

A seminal debut album that hasn’t aged a second. Bursting with inventiveness, color and charm, it framed Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammed and Jarobi (who would quit the band in 1991 to attend culinary school) as one of hip-hop’s most important groups. Lyrically, it’s extraordinary—tackling police brutality and high art, STDs and veganism—while freewheeling, giddy creativity radiates off everything. Its most iconic moments (“I Left My Wallet In El Segundo”, “Can I Kick It?”) are its most spare and jazzy, while hip-hop is still yet to pen a love letter that tops “Bonita Applebum.”

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EDITORS’ NOTES

A seminal debut album that hasn’t aged a second. Bursting with inventiveness, color and charm, it framed Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammed and Jarobi (who would quit the band in 1991 to attend culinary school) as one of hip-hop’s most important groups. Lyrically, it’s extraordinary—tackling police brutality and high art, STDs and veganism—while freewheeling, giddy creativity radiates off everything. Its most iconic moments (“I Left My Wallet In El Segundo”, “Can I Kick It?”) are its most spare and jazzy, while hip-hop is still yet to pen a love letter that tops “Bonita Applebum.”

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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

mapletown ,

Classic album

I dunno why there are people that are complaining about a re-release of a classic album. Not everybody has this and this is a great chance for those people to finally own it. Good for new fans and old school fans alike. Celebrate, don't complain.

Omahanebraska ,

Obviously

Same dank album + 3 sure to be incredible remixes

Turtle suave ,

I love the tribe

I have the album, just give me the remixes lol. Why am I paying for the same songs 😞

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