Video: Q-Tip Interview w/ Tavis Smiley

Industry rule #4080: Record company people are shady.

Props to Yardie for this and the last video.

Previously: Q-Tip ft. Busta Rhymes, Raekwon & Lil Wayne – Renaissance Rap (Remix) | Q-Tip – We Fight/We Love (Live on Conan O’Brien) (Video) | Q-Tip ft. Amanda Diva – Manwomanboogie (Video)


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75 Responses to “Video: Q-Tip Interview w/ Tavis Smiley”

  1. Hollywood Cole Says:

    so kids watch ur back cuz they probably smoke crack, i don’t doubt it… look @ how they act.

  2. Lupe Fiasco Says:

    this is the part where i forget the lyrics

  3. anons Says:

    matter of fact, weezy will be the greatest of all time when he spawns another formidable rapper cos thats the one thing NONE of the greats have done….getting rid of currency was a step in the wrong direction

  4. anons Says:

    we fight we love=manwomanboogie>>> the rest of the renaissance

    3 stacks once said q tip is his favorite rapper of all time

  5. Hollywood Cole Says:

    KILLA!

  6. Hollywood Cole Says:

    weezy and greatest of all time don’t belong in the same sentence… unless ur talking about rappers who kisses other men.

    i’ma tell u like george bush told me… fuck ya’ll niggas i’m outta here

  7. A tribe called quest Says:

    Dope interview, I always keep an open ear when he talks about the artists that inspire him, Because he always has nothing but the utmost respect for them

  8. A tribe called quest Says:

    btw New Max day > New cam day

  9. Haqq Says:

    Thats hip-hop right their talking to Mr. Smiley.

  10. Mr. 92503 Says:

    *Travis = Tavis

  11. A tribe called quest Says:

    Yo smfd at the nigg who ripped that coke wave music without organizing it. You fucking suck at computer

  12. A tribe called quest Says:

    that coke wave mixtape is the shit

    CW > pd3

  13. sleep Says:

    You fucking suck at computer

    ^^^
    Conducts open heart surgery on self

  14. the real truth Says:

    CW > pd3

    ^
    sizzle

  15. Iben-Malik Says:

    Not for nothing but I thought his name was Tavis Smiley

  16. Nah Right Fan Says:

    Great post. Small correction… It’s “Tavis Smiley”

  17. Chase Innis Says:

    This interview was sooo dope and insightful, go figure it only recieved a handful of comments!!!!! Wake up ppl!!!! Real Hip hop!!!

  18. Maurice Garland Says:

    thought his name was tavis.

  19. sleep Says:

    *grabs late pass*

    Fucking my wifey»»fucking other niggas girls»»fucking another man wife

    I would never mess with a marries woman cause I respect the institution of marraige.I don’t know what other niggas girls have but I know wifey is clean

  20. PHENOMENON Says:

    >>thought his name was tavis.

    So did I but. . .

    Who realllly cares? “Tavis Smiley, shut-up!!” [C] David.

  21. moresickerMC Says:

    Lloyd Banks is top 5 in NY right now imo

    im a fan now

  22. moresickaMC Says:

    Lloyd Banks is top 5 in NY right now imo

    im now a fan

  23. moresickaMC Says:

    smh this country is collapsing like a deck of cards. 2nd worst job loss in history. start lookin for backup jobs ppl

  24. MD315 Says:

    his name’s actually Tavis

  25. frank lee speakin Says:

    so strange to see a rapper who can actually speak intelligently. first time a person didnt cringe when a rapper was being interviewed.

    intelligent hoodlums > gangster disciples

  26. cOLD Says:

    smh this country is collapsing like a deck of cards. 2nd worst job loss in history. start lookin for backup jobs ppl

    ^ yea lookin for a backup job is smart, but its still ether waiting to happen.

  27. PHENOMENON Says:

    It’s over for the United States. . . as intended.

    I wonder what the “West Power” flag will look like.

  28. Titanic Iceberg aka WOLF BLITZER Says:

    PHENOMENON Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 9:02 am
    It’s over for the United States. . . as intended.

    I wonder what the “West Power” flag will look like.

    ^^^^

    Smh trust whenever usa is doing bad every where else is starving

    smh at people saying we are done while typing on there 500.00 i phone

  29. Titanic Iceberg aka WOLF BLITZER Says:

    moresickaMC Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 8:32 am
    smh this country is collapsing like a deck of cards. 2nd worst job loss in history. start lookin for backup jobs ppl

    ^^^^

    Im good, but i understand some people might need to

  30. Bundles Says:

    TAVIS???

  31. cOLD Says:

    Rick Ross – Magnificent Ft. John Legend

    ^this is a good song. Milky baby.

  32. D. Billz Says:

    # A tribe called quest Says:
    February 6th, 2009 at 6:17 am

    that coke wave mixtape is the shit

    CW > pd3

    ^It’s good, but no-sign.

  33. Ghost Writer Says:

    I’ma bad boy yardie

  34. Beezy Says:

    Gawd damn I cant wait to get off [||} work so I can DL that Coke Wave.

  35. cOLD Says:

    I dont say shit twice, I’m marc echooooo!

  36. Ghost Writer Says:

    A lot can happen when you miss 3 days

  37. Ghost Writer Says:

    A lotta drama at the office…shit is funny…

  38. cOLD Says:

    Gawd damn I cant wait to get off [||} work so I can DL that Coke Wave.

    ^ (no D-block)

    I aint fifty but my yayo keep my bucks bankin

  39. cOLD Says:

    Tripple C > G-unit.

  40. cOLD Says:

    A lotta drama at the office…shit is funny…

    ^ speak on it…

    *daps beezy,ghost, billz, blitz* Ya dun know.

  41. Digital Scales Says:

    Its cold in the Nah

    Yo billz whos the dred? lol

  42. cOLD Says:

    Its cold in the Nah

    ^thank twitter.

  43. Jersey*made*me Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 8:32 am
    smh this country is collapsing like a deck of cards. 2nd worst job loss in history. start lookin for backup jobs ppl
    ^^
    realest shit of the day

  44. Digital Scales Says:

    Daps cOLD

    Whats good God

  45. Digital Scales Says:

    Im in one of them good moods that you only see in movies

  46. Jersey*made*me Says:

    @Cold

    What’s good

  47. cOLD Says:

    damn while new york niggas are following trends, other regions are honing their new york influenced style of rapping and getting it off. New York better stay close.

  48. Ghost Writer Says:

    cOLD Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 9:35 am
    A lotta drama at the office…shit is funny…

    ^ speak on it…

    *daps beezy,ghost, billz, blitz* Ya dun know.

    ^
    *daps*

    People fighting over parking spaces…..dude telling the whole office about a chick’s sex life….she telling people he got fingered (none)….shit is funny

  49. Beezy Says:

    *daps all in attendance*

    Coke damn near 40
    niggas rapping damn near 40

    well gawdd damnnnn

    ~Frenchie*

    *pause at calling another man Frenchie

  50. cOLD Says:

    Digi, Jersey, wha agwan brethren.

    Im in one of them good moods that you only see in movies

    ^elaborate potnah. (L.A voice)

  51. Jersey*made*me Says:

    To all them niggas riding with Etta James,your girl releasing apologies today on some “I was just playing” shit.LMAO

  52. cOLD Says:

    People fighting over parking spaces…..dude telling the whole office about a chick’s sex life….she telling people he got fingered (none)….shit is funny

    ^damn thats illmatic. Ever since one of my homies confessed to letting chicks play with his butthole, I never looked at him the same. This the same nigga that likes to smell chicks under arms and their farts.

  53. D. Billz Says:

    *dapz NAHgerians*

    French & Max are MURKIN these beats.

  54. Beezy Says:

    2009 = Gain Greene

  55. Ghost Writer Says:

    cOLD Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 9:44 am
    People fighting over parking spaces…..dude telling the whole office about a chick’s sex life….she telling people he got fingered (none)….shit is funny

    ^damn thats illmatic. Ever since one of my homies confessed to letting chicks play with his butthole, I never looked at him the same. This the same nigga that likes to smell chicks under arms and their farts.

    ^
    wtf….that shit is sick…

  56. cOLD Says:

    wtf….that shit is sick…

    ^I mean every one has “their thing”, but you just dont share that type of info… I chick might request you elbow her in the ribs while you giving her back shots. niggas and bitches are freaks. I try not to judge.

  57. JayRight Says:

    You don’t know bout the cases I get
    Court case, briefcase, suitcase, cases of Cris
    Owwwwwwwwwww

    Killa

  58. Prince Says:

    D. Billz Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 9:47 am
    *dapz NAHgerians*

    French & Max are MURKIN these beats.

    ^ r u serious are they really spittin or u jus a fan?

  59. cOLD Says:

    LF: they should make that desktop fairy in the ad up top with a phatty, I’d prolly download if that was the case.

  60. Beezy Says:

    LOL yeah…all bedroom talk amongst boys should be about how freaky the broad is…not yourself.

  61. Prince Says:

    Beezy Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 9:53 am
    LOL yeah…all bedroom talk amongst boys should be about how freaky the broad is…not yourself.

    ^co-sign

  62. cOLD Says:

    Beezy Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 9:53 am
    LOL yeah…all bedroom talk amongst boys should be about how freaky the broad is…not yourself.

    ^sizzler

  63. Big Homie Says:

    The Snuggie is following me on twitter. I tweeted that I ordered mine and looking forward to it’s arrival and this is what it had to say

    tinyurl.com/b9cl9m

    *dies*

    Morning Naghers *daps all*

  64. JayRight Says:

    LOL yeah…all bedroom talk amongst boys should be about how freaky the broad is…not yourself.
    _____________________________________

    ^word.

  65. JayRight Says:

    Went to a black history month lecture by D.L. Hughley last night. Funny as hell.

  66. Beezy Says:

    BH – mandatory you send a pic to snuggiesightings.com and then link to it when its posted lol

  67. D. Billz Says:

    # Prince Says:
    February 6th, 2009 at 9:53 am

    D. Billz Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 9:47 am
    *dapz NAHgerians*

    French & Max are MURKIN these beats.

    ^ r u serious are they really spittin or u jus a fan?

    ^How do I even answer that?

  68. Big Homie Says:

    BH – mandatory you send a pic to snuggiesightings.com and then link to it when its posted lol

    ^ Oh no doubt. I’m going to take a pic with me holding a bottle and two broads by my side

    First thing I do when I get home is download that Coke Wave mixtape. I am just seeing it now. Damnit

  69. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    D. Billz Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 10:01 am
    # Prince Says:
    February 6th, 2009 at 9:53 am

    D. Billz Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 9:47 am
    *dapz NAHgerians*

    French & Max are MURKIN these beats.

    ^ r u serious are they really spittin or u jus a fan?

    ^How do I even answer that?

    ***Ionno, just make sure to incorporate the word “wave” at some point in your response…

    ***Daps all***

  70. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    BH- please tell me you didn’t waste your loot on a snuggie, i.e., a backwards robe (none), in this economy…that jawn looks like a parody product from a Saturday Night Live “commercial”, lol

  71. Beezy Says:

    Cam should have one and only one feature on Crime Pays:

    Max B

  72. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    Beezy Says:

    February 6th, 2009 at 10:09 am
    Cam should have one and only one feature on Crime Pays:

    Max B

    ***Crime’s not exactly paying for Max B right about now, is it? Word to his snitchin’ ass broad…

  73. TheCo!!inB Says:

    *daps morning shift*
    mother fuck work today.

  74. Digital Scales Says:

    lol at potnah

  75. cOLD Says:

    Crime’s not exactly paying for Max B right about now, is it? Word to his snitchin’ ass broad…

    ^ I dont think thats the case Ike.

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