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A Tribe Called Quest 'Beats Rhymes & Life' 20th Anniversary Mixtape mixed by Chris Read

A Tribe Called Quest 'Beats Rhymes & Life' 20th Anniversary Mixtape mixed by Chris Read

Chart positions

This show was 1st in the global hip hop chart, 1st in the global funk chart, 1st in the global soul chart and 1st in the global jazz chart.

Today (30th July 2016) marks the 20th Anniversary of A Tribe Called Quest's 4th and penultimate studio album, 'Beats Rhymes & Life'. Produced almost entirely by the Ummah, a production outfit featuring a young J-Dilla, it's rich in samples and displays a bass heavy, more stripped down production sound than previous albums. Also heavily featured is Consequence whose career was largely kickstarted by the release. Released 3 years after the group's seminal 'Midnight Marauders' with recording said to have been affected by internal differences in the group, the LP failed to gain the critical acclaim of previous offerings at the time of release, critics suggesting it lacked the chemistry evident on earlier albums. 20 years on however it remains a great listen.

In keeping with tradition we've teamed up with to present this exclusive mixtape of album cuts, alt versions and of course original sample material mixed by


NoBozos Studios

So glad I found this site again. Your mixes continue to kill. Right on!

Ricky Chopra's - Spectrum City

Great mix. If you get a chance check out my mix which features the breaks, beats and samples used by Wu-Tang Clan.

Maxi Max
Maxi Max

fuck yaahh!

DJ Jezza
DJ Jezza


Eric Richards


Jacob Turner




DJ BuddyLee

Love it!!!

Nostalgia Pro Djs

Dope as always mr read!

Nostalgia Pro Djs

Mann! Dope as always!👍 yall come check us out at Nostalgia Pro Djs!😆