Kanye West and Q-Tip Bug Out for “Award Tour” at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

Over the weekend, Kanye West made a surprise appearance at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. Before performing a three song solo set, he joined scheduled headliner Q-Tip onstage to perform “Award Tour,” a song Q-Tip performed with A Tribe Called Quest. In 1993, when “Award Tour” was released, Kanye was a 16-year-old fan. Now both dudes are jacked, and still convincingly stoked about the record. At the outset, Q-Tip humps toward the crowd and turns the word “tour” into a scream that lasts no less than three seconds. They wind it back, huddle together and start over. Tip produces an even wilder carnal noise (:45), letting Kanye take the verse. Read more about the albums in A Tribe Called Quest‘s back catalog in FADER #74′s wrap up of Native Tongues records worth re-evaluating.

POSTED July 18, 2011 1:45PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,

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  1. Tilly says:

    “Tip produces an even wilder carnal noise” LOL Hilarious. Dude must really love this song… :-S

  2. Ali Awoyera says:

    Can’t wait to see Q in Ldn..where’s he get all that energy from anyways?!