A Tribe Called Quest Hits Number One On Billboard For First Time In Over Twenty Years


first_imgA Tribe Called Quest‘s final album, We Got It From Here….Thank You 4 Your Service, has officially debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 charts. The album, which sold 135,000 in its debut week, marks the second time the iconic hip-hop group has reached the top spot in their career, and first time since Beats, Rhymes, and Life came out over twenty years ago.Social Consciousness And Racial Inequality Are Front And Center On A Tribe Called Quest’s Surprise Comeback Album [Review]According to Billboard, We Got It From Here…. surpasses Jeezy‘s stint as the longest gap between #1 albums in the hip-hop category, while only Lionel Richie‘s 2012 album, Tuskeegee (which took 25 years for Richie to reach #1 again) surpassed Tribe’s wait among all genres. The new ATCQ album has received accolades from across the musical spectrum, and witnessed the group bring back that socially conscious old-school vibe from the genre’s Golden Era, which has been lacking in recent years.The group recently appeared on Saturday Night Live with host Dave Chappelle for a two-song performance, and has announced preliminary plans for a highly-anticipated final World Tour, with details still to come. Check out the group’s video for “We The People….” below:[via Billboard]last_img read more

This is what $3 million will get you in Brisbane: a luxury riverfront home “like a penthouse suite”


first_imgThis riverfront home at 65 Brisbane Corso, Fairfield, has sold for $3.045m. Picture: realestate.com.auThe house was designed by its previous owners — an architect and his wife — who bought the property with an existing 1950s house and completely renovated and extended it.It was given the full designer treatment — from the Ralph Lauren pendant lights and Murano glass chandeliers to the European oak flooring and Carara marble finishes.The bedrooms feature Italian walk-in-robes and floating entertainment units and are lined with decadent wallpaper. This riverfront home at 65 Brisbane Corso, Fairfield, has sold for $3.045m. Picture: realestate.com.auThe two storey house is on an 850 sqm block at 65 Brisbane Corso, Fairfield, surrounded by million dollar homes in the suburb’s best street.Jason Adcock of Adcock Prestige negotiated the sale of the property for $3.045 million to a local buyer looking to upgrade in the area. “The level of finish inside is just total six star,” Mr Adcock said.“It’s like something out of a penthouse suite at the Four Seasons.”More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoMr Adcock said the property sold in six weeks after attracting multiple offers.“I think it represented very good value for what you got,” he said. This riverfront home at 65 Brisbane Corso, Fairfield, has sold for $3.045m. Picture: realestate.com.auTALK about bang for your buck. No wonder Queensland’s southern cousins are flocking to Brisbane. You’d be lucky to get a shoebox on the water for $3 million in Sydney, but look what it will get you in Brisbane: a designer house with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, absolute river frontage — and your own personal jetty.Plus, it’s only four kilometres from Brisbane’s CBD.center_img This riverfront home at 65 Brisbane Corso, Fairfield, has sold for $3.045m. Picture: realestate.com.auBut wait until you see the kitchen. It has not one, but three, integrated Miele ovens, three integrated dishwashers, an Italian gas cooktop, an ‘Insinkerator’ and a marble island bench. Then there’s the landscaped backyard and gardens featuring an ironbark timber patio. Oh, and the property comes with approved plans for an inground pool.The property’s last recorded transaction was for $1.79 million in 2015.The median house price in Fairfield is $675,000.last_img read more