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Why did rap music change?

A Tribe Called Quest's comeback album reminds us how wholesome it once was

By Alex Dean   March 2017

Back in the day: Jarobi White, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Q-Tip and Phife Dawg ©Aristos Marcopoulos via Epic Records

“We Got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service” by A Tribe Called Quest

Hip-hop has won the 21st century. No other cultural form has been as influential on pop music, fashion, youth culture. It has even penetrated politics. When Barack Obama was president, he regularly invited rapper and producer Jay-Z to the White House. Donald Trump has even got in on the act, hosting singer Kanye West at the (suitably…

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