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The Best A Tribe Called Quest Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 741 votes 304 voters 6.6k views7 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

A Tribe Called Quest is one of the best alternative hip hop bands of all time. List of the best A Tribe Called Quest albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This A Tribe Called Quest discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top A Tribe Called Quest albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included A Tribe Called Quest singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest A Tribe Called Quest album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite A Tribe Called Quest album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best A Tribe Called Quest album of all time?" or "What are the top A Tribe Called Quest albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Fomed in 1985, A Tribe Called Quest progressed the earlier days of rap music. They released a range of great albums throughout their career, with some even turning platinum. The list you're viewing is made up of albums like The Low End Theory and Midnight Marauders, among the rest of the group's studio albums.

This list of popular A Tribe Called Quest albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Cast your votes below for your favorite albums, and vote down any you don't think should be at the top. 

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  • 1. Excursions
    2. Buggin' Out
    3. Rap Promoter
    4. Butter
    5. Verses from the Abstract
    6. Show Business
    7. Vibes and Stuff
    8. The Infamous Date Rape
    9. Check the Rhime
    10. Everything Is Fair
    11. Jazz (We've Got)
    12. Skypager
    13. What?
    14. Scenario

    • Release Date: 1991
    • Artist: A Tribe Called Quest
    • Producer: Pete Rock, A Tribe Called Quest
    • Tracks: Excursions, Jazz (We’ve Got), Verses From the Abstract
    • Length (mins): 00:48:05
    • Genres (Music): Alternative hip hop, Jazz rap
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  • 1. Midnight Marauders Tour Guide
    2. Steve Biko (Stir It Up)
    3. Award Tour
    4. 8 Million Stories
    5. Sucka Nigga
    6. Midnight
    7. We Can Get Down
    8. Electric Relaxation
    9. Clap Your Hands
    10. Oh My God
    11. Keep It Rollin'
    12. The Chase, Part II
    13. Lyrics to Go
    14. God Lives Through

    • Release Date: 1993
    • Artist: A Tribe Called Quest
    • Producer: A Tribe Called Quest
    • Tracks: We Can Get Down, Clap Your Hands, Steve Biko (Stir It Up)
    • Length (mins): 00:51:20
    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Jazz rap
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  • 1. Push It Along
    2. Luck of Lucien
    3. After Hours
    4. Footprints
    5. I Left My Wallet in El Segundo
    6. Pubic Enemy"
    7. Bonita Applebum
    8. Can I Kick It?
    9. Youthful Expression
    10. Rhythm (Devoted to the Art of Moving Butts)
    11. Mr. Muhammad
    12. Ham 'n' Eggs
    13. Go Ahead in the Rain
    14. Description of a Fool

    • Release Date: 1990
    • Artist: A Tribe Called Quest
    • Producer: A Tribe Called Quest
    • Tracks: Can I Kick It?, I Left My Wallet in El Segundo, Go Ahead in the Rain
    • Length (mins): 01:04:43
    • Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Golden age hip hop, Jazz rap
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    1. The Space Program
    2. We the People....
    3. Whateva Will Be
    4. Solid Wall of Sound
    5. Dis Generation
    6. Kids...
    7. Melatonin
    8. Enough!!
    9. Mobius
    10. Black Spasmodic
    11. The Killing Season
    12. Lost Somebody
    13. Movin Backwards
    14. Conrad Tokyo
    15. Ego
    16. The Donald

    • Release Date: 2016
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