Jonathan Davis, better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is a Grammy-Award-winning rapper, actor, producer, and former leader of the iconic hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest. Born and raised in Harlem, New York, Q-Tip formed the group with some of his high school friends, and they were signed with Jive Records. Over the years, they released five critically acclaimed studio albums and cemented their place in the rap industry.
Q-Tip's solo work showcased a more pop-oriented sound and received widespread recognition. His debut solo album, Amplified, and its follow-up, The Renaissance, were both well-received by fans and critics alike. He also released Kamaal/The Abstract, which was his third album, and The Last Zulu, further showcasing his versatility as an artist.
The name Q-Tip represents the rapper's ability to get into people's ears and it stands for Queens, his birthplace. Q-Tip has received several Grammy Awards for his contributions to music, including Best Rap Album, Best Dance Recording, Best RnB Song, and Best Hip-Hop Video. In addition to his musical career, Q-Tip has also made a name for himself in the film industry, appearing in several feature films, including Brown Sugar, Prison Song, Cadillac Records, and Holy Rollers..
How to hire Q Tip for an event
Learn how to hire Q Tip or research availability and pricing for booking Q Tip to perform at a corporate event, fundraiser, private party, social media campaign, fair or festival, tradeshow or conference, endorsement project, or hire Q Tip as a guest speaker, please submit the form to our agency.
Frequently Asked Questions about booking Q Tip to perform.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Q Tip, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Q Tip or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Q Tip's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Q Tip for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Q Tip, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Q Tip. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Q Tip booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Q Tip for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Q Tip booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Q Tip charge for an event. One example fee to book Q Tip is in the starting range of $75,000-$149,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Q Tip for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Q Tip agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Q Tip, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Q Tip booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Q Tip, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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