A Tribe Called Quest will make a “major announcement on Monday”

The hip-hop group said the performance during Bestival was its “last show ever.”

March 01, 2018

A Tribe Called Quest will make a "major announcement" on Monday March 5, 2018, according to an Instagram post from the hip-hop group.

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The group has sent mixed messages about its future since the death of founding member Phife Dawg on March 22, 2016. In December 2016, Tip told listeners on BBC 1 that "another incarnation" of A Tribe Called Quest was in the works. But during a performance at Bestival in September, Q-Tip said the show was a finale. “This is gonna be our last show as A Tribe Called Quest, ever," he told the crowd. Both Tip and Jarobi White have said that Tribe's 2016 album We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service will be the last ever album from the group.

The upcoming announcement may not be related to every member of A Tribe Called Quest: Phife Dawg's posthumous album Give Thanks, originally announced for 2017, is still unreleased, with no new date revealed yet.

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