According to Fareed, he was given his stage name by Afrika Baby Bam of Jungle Brothers, which he used as a replacement for his prior name, MC Love Child.He has also said that the Q in Q-Tip stands for Queens and he is often referred to as Tip. In 1985, Q-Tip, together with high school friends Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and Jarobi White, founded the critically acclaimed hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest.We was really trying to make it not go past ‘Man Purses.’” Consequence later went on to reveal that he believes Q-Tip was trying to take advantage of his relationship with Kanye to heighten his own career. Q-Tip, because he was trying to finagle his way in the door – Kanye was my connect. “But because Q-Tip has issues with his mortality, so to speak. Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan William Davis on April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, singer, actor, record producer and DJ.Although not confirmed, Bossip has heard NUMEROUS rumors that Rapper/Producer/Songwriter “Consequence” and longtime girlfriend “Jen The Pen” have been intensely courted by Mona Scott-Young and the Executive Producers of “Love & Hip-Hop” for the 3rd Season of the NY based Reality TV Series.Cons and Jen would be the 1st interracial couple to be featured on the series and given their explosive personalities, you can bet that Monday nights would get even hotter with their additions.During an appearance on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, former G. The topic of Consequence and Bayer’s baby shower was then brought up as was the fact that Kanye never bothered to express his congratulations or send over a gift. I didn’t want Kanye to know because we were still going through money things and it was nasty. A lot of people who was involved with me and Kanye not bumping no more. The floodgates were opened during the interview once Consequence was questioned about his relationship with Kanye West and the other artists he’s worked with in the past. “Listen, he goes and he tells Kanye behind my back about the baby. Music now because he was running around telling me little secrets about Kanye.
As referenced in the song "Check the Rhime", he mostly resided around Linden Boulevard.
And while many people speculated and others assumed the rumors weren’t true, Q-Tip has talked about their short relationship in the media a lot since they parted ways. Net Wale and Solange Way back in 2009, Solange Knowles was rumored to be getting cozy with rapper, Wale. She’s got to do a lot on her own and raise a young black man in this day and age, so my hat goes off to her. And the way she can do that and manage to do the same things that I complain about having to do.”“Did you interview Solange about me? ” Getty Images Mayte Garcia and Tommy Lee When you’ve been married to and made love to a man like Prince, can any other fella really suffice?
During the listening party for his album “Of course, this being star central, you couldn’t only ask Q-Tip about music. They were seen out and about together on their picnic steez (see above photo), and of course, Wale was more than geeked to talk about her in an interview with “I do love her. I guess so when it comes to dancer/choreographer and now-reality star Mayte Garcia.
The stormy relationship between actor/director Michael Rapaport and rapper Q-Tip continued to develop Wednesday, when Rapaport told New York Daily News that he was "completely done" reasoning with the rapper and that they have no relationship.
The pair's dispute arose from the portrayal of hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, which Q-Tip co-founded, in Rapaport's upcoming documentary "Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest." The group's other three members have expressed support for the film, but Rapaport claims Q-Tip demanded more and more control of Tribe's sometimes unflattering portrayal.