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

Aduana hit with two-match home ban and fined GH₵3000 for crowd trouble


first_imgDormaa based Aduana Stars have been struck with a two game home ban, plus a GH₵3000 fine, after crowd trouble in their matchweek 7 clash between themselves and Medeama at the Nana Agyeman Badu I Park.Aduana were initially given a temporary ban by the GFA Disciplinary Committee after the incident, which saw their home fans invade the pitch and hurl missiles at the Medeama technical area.Angry Aduana fans also attacked the referee, who had to be escorted out of the match venue by the police.The Dormaa based side will now serve an extra one game ban, having already played their previous home game at the the Baba Yara against Bechem United due to the initial temporary ban.The Disciplinary Committee’s ruling said, “In view of the plea of Guilt and mitigation put in by the club before the Disciplinary Committee, the club is hereby handed a two-match ban from using the Nana Agyeman Badu Park, Dormaa as its home venue.“In this respect, the temporary home ban imposed on the club by the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association would be lifted after Aduana Stars serves its next home ban.“Additionally, the club is fined GH₵3000 payable to the GFA within 14 days from the date of communication of this decision.“The Club shall be liable to a further fine of GH₵2000 if it fails to furnish the Disciplinary Committee with evidence of actions it claims to have embarked upon to avoid reoccurrence of such incidents at its home venue, including evidence of a complaint lodged with the police.”last_img read more