A Tribe of Called Quest

Q-Tip has had an amazing career as a crucial member of the critically acclaimed East Coast hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. Besides that he has maintained a thriving solo career as a lyricist and as a producer.

“I really want to know about where my people come from because I feel like it just answers a lot of questions for me”

- Q-Tip

Ancestry

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. Always keen to discover where he came from, Q-tip finally discovers his ancestors were the Jola people of Guinea-Bissau.