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Anthology

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Anthology (Music - Michael Jackson)

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Michael Jackson
Producers:
Motown Records

We gave it a B-

The defunct landmark rap crew oozed an innovative spirit sorely missed in today’s hip-hop. Mixing jazzy vibes with, say, Lou Reed samples and witty rhymes, Tribe eschewed trends in favor of making them. Even as they engaged the mind, anthems like ”Scenario” endured as party classics. But all is not lost with their demise: Leader Q-Tip’s springy solo single, ”Vivrant Thing” (included here), carries on Tribe’s legacy. A