Music For The Sole: A TRIBE CALLED QUEST

We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service - Review 

It's easy to go into a 'comeback' album review with a certain level of skepticism. More often than not, these project will result in disappointment and negative hype as artists fail to jump the bar they have set for themselves. (You can listen to Dr Dre's 'Compton' for further proof of this issue.) 

However, A Tribe Called Quest have obtained themselves a certain level of leeway when it comes to this 'comeback' project. The pioneering group have declared this album there last, so expectations were understandably inquisitive towards if the group would supply the goods or not. But low and behold, ATCQ have indeed gone out with a pleasant bang. We Got It From Here plays out as an excellent conclusion to the careers of a group that will forever stand tall as one of the greatest to ever do it. For those expecting something brand new, you will not find that here, WGIFH rolls out playing on the groups already established strengths, including lyricism, flow and of course, style, all points that fans of the group have already developed over their careers.

We Got It From Here plays out as an excellent conclusion to the careers of a group that will forever stand tall as one of the greatest to ever do it. For those expecting something brand new, you will not find that here, WGIFH rolls out playing on the groups already established strengths, including lyricism, flow and of course, style, all points that fans of the group already know they developed over their careers. ATCQ play on the high levels of nostalgia the Tribe have obtained from their old hit records, and WGIFH develops this nostalgia further, while simultaneously reminding listeners that this is, in fact, a conclusion of the group's work. 

One stand out/surprise part of this LP is the track 'Conrad Tokyo' which includes an exceptional vocal performance from Kendrick Lamar, showing the Tribes ability to combine old and new, and to think forward without fear. Overall we rate this project, and hope to catch the group on their last ever world tour. 


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