“Check the Rhime” is the quintessential and most celebrated hip-hop song for call-and-response rhyme cipher. Q-Tip and Phife Dawg celebrate their middle-class roots from Queens, with Phife delivering one of his most inspired verses.
“Check The Rhime” was ranked number 29 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop and is regarded as one of hip hop’s greatest singles.
The song was released as a single on September 6, 1991 with B-side “Skypager”.
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