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Introduced to hip-hop audiences in 1996 with his appearance on A Tribe Called Quest's album Beats, Rhymes and Life (a opportunity in part made possible by the fact that Q-Tip was his cousin), rapper Consequence was forced to move from label to label after Tribe's breakup in 1998, even recording a full-length album for Elektra that was later shelved. However, he managed to keep his name out in public by issuing multiple mixtapes, including 2004's Take 'Em to the Cleaners, which was hosted by Kanye West (who he had met in 2002 through mutual friend and producer 88 Keys; Consequence also appeared on West's debut, The College Dropout) and featured Talib Kweli, Common, Little Brother, and John Legend, among others. In 2005 he signed to West's G.O.O.D. Music label and began working on his record, which was planned for release the following year. In the meantime he put together A Tribe Called Quence: 1995-2004, which traced the history of his musical career and included remixes and previously unreleased songs. The release of his solo debut, Don't Quit Your Day Job, was pushed back to 2007, but Consequence kept busy by opening for labelmate Legend during his 2006 Once Again tour. ~ Marisa Brown
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  1.   Song
  2.   Pretty Little Sexy Mama
  3.   Hypnotize
  4.   Back Down to Reverse
  5.   Caught Up In The Hype
  6.   Whatever U Want featuring John Legend
  7.   Disperse featuring Gangsta L. Crisis
  8.   Don't Forget Em
  9.   On Break (Skit)
  10.   Do the Math Freestyle
  11.   Man Purse
  12.   Uncle Rahiem
  13.   Good News, Bad News (Skit)
  14.   The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
  15.   Callin' Me
  16.   Everybody Come On featuring Busta Rhymes
  17.   My Way Home
  18.   Feel This Way
  19.   Do What We Do
  20.   Job Song
  21.   Uptown
  22.   Who Knew My Luck Would Change
  23.   Night Night
  24.   Cut That Out
  25.   Yo Dex! (Skit)

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