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The best album credited to A Tribe Called Quest is The Low End Theory which is ranked number 154 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 11,787.

A Tribe Called Quest is ranked number 116 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 21,370.

A Tribe Called Quest official website: http://atribecalledquest.com

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A Tribe Called Quest best albums

The following albums by A Tribe Called Quest are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1991
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1993
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2016
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1990
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2019
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Total albums: 12. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for A Tribe Called Quest.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

A Tribe Called Quest bestography composition

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1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 0 0%
1980s 0 0%
1990s 9 0%
2000s 1 0%
2010s 2 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 7 58%
Yes 5 42%
Live? Albums %
No 11 92%
Yes 1 8%

A Tribe Called Quest best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 90 (236 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Low End Theory)
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Rating: 90 (225 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Low End Theory)
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Rating: 89 (203 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Low End Theory)
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Rating: 89 (135 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Midnight Marauders)
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Rating: 89 (210 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Low End Theory)
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Rating: 89 (139 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Midnight Marauders)
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Rating: 88 (216 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Low End Theory)
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Rating: 87 (117 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Midnight Marauders)
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Rating: 87 (118 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Midnight Marauders)
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Rating: 85 (108 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Midnight Marauders)
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Rating: 85 (181 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Low End Theory)
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Rating: 84 (173 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Low End Theory)
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Rating: 84 (180 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Low End Theory)
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A Tribe Called Quest ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 86 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 2% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 83.2/100, a mean average of 82.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 84.2/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 16.3.

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From 08/25/2020 12:16
All music fans should listen to Tribe.
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From 01/22/2018 08:09
Top T Tribe Songs...
Jazz(we've got)
Electric Relaxation
Award Tour
Can I Kick It
Scenario
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From 08/15/2015 07:40
The Low End Theory is obviously one of the greatest hip hop albums ever. Midnight Marauders though is equally a great classic and Beats Rhymes & Life may be a little darker than previous albums but still great. At the top of their game, very few can match with them.
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From 10/26/2012 18:11
Low End Theory isn't the only one to listen to. Midnight Marauders is a gem as well, and PITATPOR is decent as well. Their compilations are great, but these guys weren't a one-album wonder. An absolute titan of hip-hop, who took sampling, beats, and lyrics in a new direction. A wonderful foil for G-Funk.
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From 04/05/2011 08:19
maybe the greatest hip-hop band ever...
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From 06/25/2008 04:08
How in the world has Low End Theory been overlooked until I came along and added it to the database? It's only the greatest hip hop album of the 90s...
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