A Tribe Called Quest is gearing up to release a reissue of their debut album, 1990’s People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm on November 13 to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The reissue is set to include three new remixes—”Footprints” featuring Cee-Lo Green, “Can I Kick It?” by J. Cole and a “Bonita Applebum” remix by Pharrell.
Pharrell has mentioned countless times that A Tribe Called Quest (and more specifically Q-Tip) continue to be one of his main inspirations. It comes as no surprise that he would be included on this reissue, especially doing a remix of “Bonita Applebum”—a song that he has also mentioned various times to be the main reason he started producing. Today Pharrell and ATCQ share this new take on the classic. The new remix keeps the funk at the core of the track, and gives it a spacier sound reminiscent of older production from The Neptunes.
Listen to Pharrell’s remix below, and pre-order the re-issue here.