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Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan William Davis, April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, record producer, singer, actor and DJ. Nicknamed The Abstract, he is noted for his innovative jazz-influenced style of hip hop production and his philosophical, esoteric and introspective lyrical themes. He embarked on his music career in the late 1980s, as an MC and main producer of the influential alternative hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. In the mid-1990s, he co-founded the production team The Ummah, followed by the release of his gold-certified solo debut Amplified in 1999. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Q-Tip has received more than 46,639 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Q-Tip is the 2,571st most popular singer (down from 2,268th in 2019), the 12,896th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,118th in 2019) and the 742nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 47k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Q-Tip ranks 2,571 out of 3,541Before him are Sarbel, Ana Soklič, Svala, Tooji, Ronnie Carroll, and Vânia Fernandes. After him are J. Cole, Alison Mosshart, Teo, Olga Seryabkina, Malú, and Alison Goldfrapp.

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Among people born in 1970, Q-Tip ranks 592Before him are Ilmārs Bricis, Koman Coulibaly, Aleksandr Samokutyayev, Mike White, Nathalie Arthaud, and Perrey Reeves. After him are Yayuk Basuki, Ma Mingyu, Alexei Zhamnov, Somaly Mam, Hiroshi Saito, and Takako Tezuka.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Q-Tip ranks 12,896 out of 15,968Before him are The Sandman (1963), Charlie McDermott (1990), Bill Haslam (1958), Meagan Good (1981), Brooke Burke (1971), and Michelle Branch (1983). After him are Christy Mack (1991), Haley Barbour (1947), Dede Gardner (1967), Jamie-Lynn Sigler (1981), Jonathan Adams (1967), and Robert J. Cenker (1948).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Q-Tip ranks 742Before him are Joey Badass (1995), Leah Dizon (1986), Andy Biersack (1990), Yolanda Adams (1961), Vic Chesnutt (1964), and Jesse Hughes (1972). After him are Alison Mosshart (1978), Jermaine Dupri (1972), Travie McCoy (1981), Kurupt (1972), Brandon Boyd (1976), and Hannah Mancini (1980).

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