Q Tip Inks Industry Related Book Deal

GYI0050794209.jpgFormer ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ rapper and producer Q-Tip has signed on the dotted line with Ballantine Books for an unexpected memoir.

Titled “Industry Rules,” Q-Tip is expected to carefully construct his life story that includes growing up in Queens, his rise and fall with ‘A Tribe Called Quest’; and subsequent solo success.

The book, also in cooperation Random House Publishing Group, which owns Ballatine Books, was sold recently and according to a release is “a creatively constructed telling of his life story”.


Pictured: Rapper Q-Tip of the A Tribe Called Quest attends the 4th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors ceremony at the Hammerstein Ballroom on October 4, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

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