A Tribe Called Quest

Scenario

Composed by Ali Shaheed Muhammad / Bryan Higgins / James Jackson / Jonathan Davis / Malik Taylor / Trevor Smith

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Not only did Tribe make history on The Low End Theory by putting together one of the best hip-hop albums of all time, they also opened up a hole in the sky for the emergence of the ever-unique and talented genius of Busta Rhymes. Until his cameo on Tribe's track "Scenario," Busta had received little to no attention; his obvious reservoir of skill was undoubtable after his performance with the group on The Arsenio Hall Show, thus leading to his solo career of superstardom. Without the hype aroused for him by "Scenario," fans would be missing one of the most odd personalities that the world of rap has ever seen.

Appears On

Year Artist/Album Label Time AllMusic Rating
The Low End Theory 1991 Avex
No Image 1992 Jive
No Image 1992 Jive
Revised Quest for the Seasoned Traveller 1992 Jive 5:09
No Image 1994 Jive
Rap: 10 Years of Gold 1995
Various Artists
K-Tel Distribution 4:10
No Image 1996 Jive 4:09
Beats & Rhymes: Hip-Hop of the 90's, Vol. 3 1997
Various Artists
Rhino 4:12
The Love Movement 1998 Jive 5:17
MTV Party to Go: Platinum Mix 1998
Various Artists
Tommy Boy 4:05
The Anthology 1999 Jive 4:10
Let It Rock 1993 2000
Various Artists
Direct Source 4:13
New Millennium Hip-Hop Party 2000
Various Artists
Rhino 4:11
Monsters of Rap, Vol. 1 2000
Various Artists
Razor & Tie 4:07
New Millennium Party 2000
Various Artists
Rhino 4:11
Back to Black: 1900-1999 2001
Various Artists
Universal International 4:13
Pure Urban Essentials, Vol. 2: 40 Hot Street Beats, R&B & Hip Hop 2003
Various Artists
Warner Dance
No. 1 Rap Hits, Vol. 3 2004
Various Artists
Smart
DJ Kaori's Hip Hop Mix CD: Street Side 2007
Various Artists
Universal Distribution
The Best of a Tribe Called Quest 2008 Sony BMG / Sony Music Distribution 4:11
Collections 2009 Sony Music
Ministry of Sound Anthems: Hip Hop 2011
Various Artists
Ministry of Sound 4:11
Party Jam Vol. 1
Various Artists
Universal Distribution
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