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A Tribe Called Quest – The Love Movement

Sept 29, 1998

The Love Movement is the fifth studio album by American hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest and their last album, released before the death of group member Phife Dawg in March 2016. Released on September 29, 1998, by Jive Records, it is a concept album exploring the lyrical theme of love. A continuation of the group’s previous album, Beats, Rhymes, and Life. It featured minimalist R&B and jazz-oriented beats production by The Ummah. The lead single, “Find a Way,” charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and was followed by a second single, “Like It Like That.” The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200. Certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. The group announced its disbandment a month before the album’s release.

12″ singles



“Find A Way” A♭Major, 4B, 94 BPM

  1. (Radio Version) 3:23
  2. (Instrumental) 3:23
  3.  (LP Version) 3:23


  • Technova (Folknova) – Towa Tei feat. Bebel Gilberto (1995)
  • Got ‘Til It’s Gone – Janet Jackson feat. Q-Tip and Joni Mitchell (1997)
  • Funkin’ for Jamaica (N.Y.) – Tom Browne (1980)


“Steppin’ It Up (feat. Busta Rhymes & Redman)” B♭Major, 3A, 96 BPM

  1. Radio Version) 3:23
  2. (instrumental) 3:23
  3. (Lp Version) 3:23


  • Leo: Rosebud – Cannonball Adderley (1974)
  • Taurus: Wampus Cat – Cannonball Adderley (1974)



“Like It Like That” E♭ Minor, 2A, 95 BPM 

  1.  (Radio Version) 2:47
  2. (Album Version) 2:47
  3. (Instrumental) 2:47



“Pen & Pen” (featuring D-Life) B Major, 1B, 96 BPM

  1. (Radio Version) 3:23
  2. (Album Version) 3:23
  3. (Instrumental) 3:23


  • Graduate Medley – Gap Mangione (1968)
  • Yearning for Your Love – The Gap Band (1980)

Steppin’ it Up Mixes well with MC’s Act Like They Don’t Know by KRS One. Tempos are similar, complementary styles and a good setup to get into more Boom Bap Hip-Hop.

Written by: DJ Jaz

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Shadē Business is the debut solo studio album by American rapper PMD. Released on September 27, 1994 via RCA Records. Production by DJ Scratch, Charlie Marotta, The 45 King, Jesse West and PMD himself. It features guest appearances from 3rd Eye, Top Quality, Zone 7 and Das EFX. The album peaked at number 65 on the Billboard 200.   I Saw It Cummin'" is the first single released from PMD's debut […]

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