Q-Tip signs to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam

Legendary New York City rapper Q-Tip has found a new recording home with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music.


Left to Right: Phife Dawg, Q-Tip and Jarobi White. (Photo by Robert Benavides/PHOTO BY ROBERT BENAVIDES)

The former leader of A Tribe Called Quest is now label mates with hip-hop and R&B artists such as Big Sean, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, and John Legend.

“I’m excited to be a part of the great iconic Def Jam label,” Q-Tip said in a statement. “I’m humbled to be part of such a storied history.”

This will not be the first time that Q-Tip has worked with his new boss. He has produced tracks on West’s 2010 album, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” and his most recent joint album with Jay-Z, “Watch the Throne.”

“As far as G.O.O.D. Music, I’m excited to solidify my working relationship with Kanye,” Q-Tip said, “and I look forward to all the opportunities that lie ahead in our partnership. I will do my best to present the most cutting edge music I can.”

Q-Tip’s move to the record label is trending on Twitter. Here are a couple of Tweets with what fans are saying:

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