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Q-Tip was born on April 10, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Johnathan Davis. He has been married to Michele Daves since November 10, 1990. See full bio »

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Known For

Dope Soundtrack
(2015)
Charlie's Angels Soundtrack
(2000)
Taxi Soundtrack
(2004)
The Great Gatsby Soundtrack
(2013)

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 2019 City on a Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- High on the Looming Gallows Tree (2019) ... (writer: "Excursions")
 2018 I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.14 (2018) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
 2018 BaseBoys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oliver svigter Mathilde (2018) ... (writer: "Sicko Mode")
 2016-2018 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Awkwafina/Travis Scott (2018) ... (writer: "Sicko Mode")
- Dave Chappelle/A Tribe Called Quest (2016) ... (writer: "We the People...", "The Space Program")
 2018 Big Mouth (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Planned Parenthood Show (2018) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
 2018 Mid90s (writer: "Sucka Nigga" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2018 The Happytime Murders (writer: "Go!" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2018 It's Not Just Cricket (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
 2018/I Tag (writer: "Check the Rhime" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2018 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.5 (2018) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
 2018 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cher: The Unauthorized Rusical (2018) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart")
 2018 First Match (writer: "Buggin' Out" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2018 Tully (writer: "Electric Relaxation" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2018 American Animals (performer: "Breathe & Stop") / (writer: "Breathe & Stop" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2017 Baywatch (performer: "Go") / (writer: "Go" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2017 Le Van (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Fareed)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Fareed)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (writer: "We The People...")
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (writer: "We The People...")
  Snooker Shoot-Out (TV Series) (performer - 9 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (writer - 3 episodes, 2016 - 2017)
- 2017: Day Four - Part 1 (2017) ... (performer: "Go" - uncredited)
- 2017: Day Two - Part 2 (2017) ... (writer: "Go" - uncredited)
- 2017: Day Two - Part 1 (2017) ... (performer: "Go" - uncredited)
- 2017: Day One - Part 2 (2017) ... (performer: "Go" - uncredited)
- 2017: Day One - Part 1 (2017) ... (performer: "Go" - uncredited) / (writer: "Go" - uncredited)
 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week Eight Results (2016) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
- Week Eight (2016) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chesney Hawkes (2016) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
 2016 Bolice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.30 (2016) ... (performer: "Breathe and Stop")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Ice T/Allison Williams/Gabriel Iglesias (2016) ... (writer: "Oh My God" - uncredited)
- Colin Firth/Chloë Grace Moretz/Nas ft. Q-Tip (2014) ... (performer: "One Love") / (writer: "One Love")
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (writer: "Scenario" - as John William Davis)
 2016 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final (2016) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart")
 2016 Complete Unknown (performer: "Go (Extended Mix)" - as Q Tip) / (writer: "Go (Extended Mix)" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2015 BBC Sport: Women's FA Cup (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2015: Chelsea Ladies vs. Notts County Ladies (2015) ... (performer: "Go" - uncredited)
 2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Groove Is In the Heart")
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mark Ronson (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang Bang")
 2015 Entourage (writer: "Give Up The Goods (Just Step)" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "Scenario" - as Kamall Fareed)
 2015 Battlefield Hardline (Video Game) (writer: "Lyrics To Go (Dan The Automator Remix)" - as John Davis)
 2015 Spy (writer: "Go!" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2015 Dope (writer: "Buggin' Out" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed) / (writer: "GO!" - as Q Tip) / (writer: "Scenario" - as Ali Shaheed Jones-Muhammad)
 2015 Fresh Dressed (Documentary) (writer: "Scenario" - as Ali Shaheed Jones-Muhammad)
 2014/II The Interview (writer: "A Milli" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2014 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8527 (2014) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
 2014 While We're Young (writer: "Buggin' Out" - as Jonathan Davis)
 2014 Rob the Mob (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2013 Hello Ladies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Wedding (2013) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2013/I The Heat (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart")
 2013 The Great Gatsby (performer: "A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)") / (writer: "A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2013 Teen Titans Go! (TV Series) (performer: "Galvanize")
 2012 VH1 Divas 2012 (TV Special) (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Back for Good/Groove Is in the Heart/Gangnam Style/Pump Up the Jam" - uncredited)
 2012 Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to Bushwick a.k.a. The Crackcident (2012) ... (performer: "Bang Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "Vibrant Thing", "Wild Hot", "My Melody") / (writer: "Steve Biko") / (writer: "Vibrant Thing", "Wild Hot" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (performer: "Vivrant Thing" - uncredited)
 2011 Madden NFL 12 (Video Game) (writer: "Award Tour")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - uncredited)
 2011 90210 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Revenge with the Nerd (2011) ... ("Bang Bang Bang", uncredited)
 2011/I No Strings Attached (performer: "BANG BANG BANG") / (writer: "BANG BANG BANG" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
  Bones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Twisted Bones in the Melted Truck (2010) ... (performer: "What You Do to Me") / (writer: "What You Do to Me")
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.20 (2010) ... (writer: "Bang Bang Bang")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Jim Parsons/Geoffrey Canada/Mark Ronson & The Business International (2010) ... (performer: "Bang Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 September 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Award Tour" - uncredited)
 2010 Getaway (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greek Islands: Part 1 (2010) ... (writer: "Galvanize" - uncredited)
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1 of 10 Voted Off (2010) ... (performer: "Heels")
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Gimme the Loot")
 2008 Cadillac Records (performer: "Evolution of a Man")
 2008 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gotta Look Up to Get Down (2008) ... (writer: "Check the Rhime" - uncredited)
 2008 Step Brothers (performer: "Breathe and Stop") / (writer: "Breathe and Stop" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2007 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart")
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2007 License to Wed (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2007 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 10 (2007) ... (writer: "Groove Is In the Heart")
 2007 Family 422 (Video) (writer: "Electric Relaxation" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 2007 What Love Is (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart")
 2006 Snakes & Lizards (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 April 2006 (2006) ... (performer: "The Frog" - as Q-TIP)
 2006 Take the Lead (performer: "I Got Rhythm (Take the Lead Remix)", "La Cumparsita (Tango Remix)")
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game) (writer: "Scenario" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2005 The Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video documentary) (writer: "Got Til It's Gone")
 2004/I Taxi (writer: "Pass the Courvoisier (Part II)" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2004 I Love the '90s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1990 (2004) ... (writer: "Groove Is In the Heart")
 2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mandela Boot Camp & The Time Haters (2004) ... (performer: "Wrap It Up Tight", "V.D. Thing")
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (lyrics: "People Come Together" - as K. Fareed) / (writer: "People Come Together" - as K. Fareed)
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (writer: "Pass the Courvoisier (Part 2)" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2003 Bad Boys II (writer: "Didn't Mean" - as Kamaal Ibn Fareed)
 2003 Anne B. Real (writer: "Phony Rappers")
 2002 Janet Jackson: Live in Hawaii (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Got 'til It's Gone" - as Kamaal Ibn Fareed, uncredited)
 2001 Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Buggin' Out" - uncredited)
 2001 On the Line (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2001 Max Keeble's Big Move (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2001 Made (writer: "Electric Relaxation" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2001 Save the Last Dance (as Kamaal Fareed, "You") / (performer: "You")
 2000 Miss Congeniality (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2000 Get Carter (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2000 The Replacements (writer: "If Everybody Looked The Same" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as K. Fareed)
 2000 The Next Best Thing (writer: "If Everybody Looked The Same" - as K. Fareed)
 2000 NBA TeamUp Celebration 2000 (TV Movie) (performer: "It's A TeamUp Thing")
 2000 Boiler Room (writer: "Award Tour")
 2000 Down to You (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 January 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Hot Boyz")
 1999 Skate and Destroy (Video Game) (writer: "Award Tour" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 1999 Flava (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flava Featuring Mel G (1999) ... (writer: "Got 'til It's Gone" - uncredited)
 1999/I Lost & Found (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 1998 Janet: The Velvet Rope (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Got 'til It's Gone" - as Kamaal Ibn Fareed, uncredited)
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "Check the Rhime", "Walk on the Wild Side" - as K. Fareed)
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" (The Deee-Remix) - as Kamal Fareed)
 1998 Ride (writer: "Never Say Goodbye" - as J. Davis)
 1998 Slam (performer: "Hey") / (writer: "Hey" - as K. Fareed)
 1997 Música sí (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 December 1997 (1997) ... (writer: "Got 'til It's Gone")
 1996 The Video Pool (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.150 (1996) ... (writer: "Stressed Out")
 1996 High School High (writer: "Peace, Prosperity & Paper" - as Kamaal Ibn John Fareed)
 1996 Get on the Bus (writer: "The Remedy")
 1996 When We Were Kings (Documentary) (performer: "Rumble In The Jungle")
 1995 Kids (writer: "Crooklyn (Instrumental)" - as J. Davis) / (writer: "Oh My God (Remix Version)" - as John Davis)
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III (as J. Davis, "Leavin'")
 1993 Hookers Hustlers Pimps and Their Johns (Documentary) (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Kamaal Fareed)
 1993 Poetic Justice (writer: "Bonita Applebum" - as John William Davis) / (writer: "Gangsta Bitch" - as J. Davis)
 1993 Mi vida loca (writer: "If the Papes Come" - as J. Davis)
 1990 Deee-Lite: Groove Is in the Heart (Video short) (writer: "Groove Is in the Heart" - as Jonathan Davis)
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Alternate Names:

Kamaal Fareed | Kamal | A Tribe Called Quest

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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In 2002, he recorded a second solo album titled "Kamaal the Abstract" that was never released. See more »

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John See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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