Jonathan William Davis who later changed his name to Kamaal Ibn John Fareed who is widely popular by his stage name Q-Tip is an American rapper, record producer, singer, and DJ. Q-Tip is a highly proficient musician who was hailed as one of the best lyricists of all time. Q-Tip was famous for his albums “Breathe and Stop“, “Move“, “Let’s Ride“, “Life Is Better“, “ManWomanBoogie“,”Poetry“, “Do You Dig U?”, “Shaka” and many more successful albums in his career which makes him one of the unique and most influential rappers of all time.
Jonathan William Davis widely known in the music world as ‘Q-Tip‘ was born on 10th April 1970 on Harlem, New York City, New York and his age is currently 52 years old (as of 2022).Q-Tip was born to Jonathan Davis II, emigrated from the Montserrat in a Caribbean island and was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Q-Tip’s mother is an African American from Alabama. When Q-Tip was a child, his family was living in St. Albans, Queens, New York City.
He first met his childhood friend Phife Dawg at church when they both were two years old. At age nine, he started rapping after being encouraged by his friend Phife Dawg. Both of them have heard “Rapper’s Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang for the first time in their childhood. He was also inspired by his father’s sizeable jazz record collection which has developed Q-Tip’s interest on music . From age 12, Q-Tip began to DJ and make some pause tape beats.
|Birth name||Jonathan William Davis|
|Birthdate/Born on||10 th April 1970|
|Age (as of 2022)||52|
|Birthplace||Harlem, New York City, New York|
|Also Known As (AKA)/Other names||The Abstract, Tip, The Last Zulu, The Lone Ranger|
|Occupations||rapper, record producer, DJ and singer|
|Genres||Hip hop, jazz rap, progressive soul|
|Labels||Jive, Arista, Universal Motown, Battery, GOOD, Def Jam, Epic|
Q-Tip Relationship Status, Affairs & More
Q-Tip has some relationships before and after being married to his wife Michele Daves (m.1990) with whom he was married with since 30 years and they are still together. Q – Tip has openly revealed about being romantically involved with popular stars Nicole Kidman (2003), Janet Jackson (2001 – 2002), Angie Martinez (1998) and MC Lyte while being married to Michele Daves which has caused rifts and struggles in their relationships but they have endured the struggles they have faced and have still stayed married.
Q-Tip has 2 children who were not shown or known to the world and Q-Tip has not approved the media to Known about his children. He was very reserved and felt that his stardom should not effect his kid’s life and thwart them from growing up as regular kids.
|Girlfriends/Affairs||Nicole Kidman (2003), Janet Jackson (2001 – 2002), Angie Martinez (1998) and MC Lyte.|
Q-Tip Net Worth & More
Q-Tip has reportedly a net worth of over $8 Million at the moment. His net worth comprises of earnings from his music career, acting career and also various investments he made throughout his savings. Q-Tip has a very highly successful acting career also to support himself and his family. Some of the famous roles he has portrayed were in the movies ‘Who’s the Man?‘, ‘Poetic Justice’, ‘Love Goggles’ , ‘Cadillac Records‘ and many more successful films stabilizing his acting career .
|Net Worth||$ 8 Million|
Q-Tip Biography, Life Story, Trivia & More
Q-Tip has a very unique rap style which has attracted a lot of music listeners and fetched him many fans all over the world. Q-Tip began pursuing a solo career in 1999 after his group ‘ A Tribe Called Quest’ has disbanded and went on releasing his first solo debut single ‘ Amplified’ which he produced with Jay Dee.
‘Amplified’ went on to become a huge hit with all of the hit singles such as ‘Vivrant Thing‘ and was also nominated for the Grammy Awards for Best rap Solo Performance . Sadly he has not won the award that year .
Q-Tipp has released ‘Push The Button’ in 2005 which went on to become a huge hit and resulted in Q-Tip winning his Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for the song ‘Galvanize‘ which was first single from ‘Push The Button’ where he collaborated with ‘The Chemical Brothers’.
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