The group ended their politically charged performance with Q-Tip chanting, "Resist!"
Paak, a Grammy newcomer, earned a nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album for his album Malibu. A Tribe Called Quest were not nominated for any Grammys, as We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service, their last ever album, was released in November after the deadline for 2017 Grammy nominations. ATCQ are eligible for the 2018 Grammys.
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Susan Cheng is an entertainment reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.