There’s no need to pinch yourself—the highly anticipated collaborative mixtape, courtesy of hip-hop legends Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip, is finally here. News of it came out of nowhere a few weeks back, but was naturally greeted with rapturous open arms, especially with the understanding that A Tribe Called Quest is no more.
The Abstract and The Dragon, though, is the perfect thing to help you transition out of that mournful state caused by Tribe’s retirement. With 28 songs that contain features from Kanye West, Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne, and more, it’s the perfect marriage of old and new, but without abandoning Busta and Q-Tip’s iconic aesthetic that fans know and love.
We come together, it’s that unconquerable, it’s that unstoppable, it’s that undefeatable, it’s that unfuckwitable, representing that real hip-hop, that real boom-bap.
Stream The Abstract and The Dragon below. Download here.