Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Ali Shaheed Muhammad speaking at an Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City on August 13, 2006
Birth name Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Also known as Mr. Muhammad
August 11, 1970
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Hip hop, R&B, soul
DJ, producer, rapper
Turntables, vocals, bass, keyboards, sampler
Years active 1988–present
Garden Seeker Productions
A Tribe Called Quest, The Ummah, Lucy Pearl, D'Angelo
Ali Shaheed Muhammad (born August 11, 1970) is an American hip hop DJ, rapper, and record producer, best known as a member of A Tribe Called Quest. With Q-Tip and Phife Dawg, the group released six studio albums from 1990 to 2016.
Muhammad is a
Muslim. Together with  Jay Dee and Q-Tip, he formed the music production collective The Ummah.
After the group disbanded, Muhammad formed the
R&B supergroup Lucy Pearl with Dawn Robinson, formerly of En Vogue and Raphael Saadiq, formerly of Tony! Toni! Toné!, releasing one album in 2000. On October 12, 2004 he released his debut solo album, . He is currently the co-host of Shaheedullah and Stereotypes NPR's Microphone Check radio show. 
In 2016, Muhammad co-produced
the soundtrack to the TV series with Luke Cage Adrian Younge. 
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