On this day in Hip-Hop history, A Tribe Called Quest released their debut studio album.
On this day in 1990, Native Tongue members A Tribe Called Quest released their debut album People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm on Jive. The debut was self-produced by the Tribe along with the Jungle Brothers.
People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm spawned the classic singles "I Left My Wallet in El Segundo," which was the debut single off the album and reached #9 on the Rap chart; "Bonita Applebum," which reached #56 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart and peaked at #4 on the Rap chart; and "Can I Kick It?," which reached #8 on the Rap chart. The album reached #91 on the Billboard 200. It was certified gold by the RIAA.
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