In today’s Listomania, we unveil our favorite 10 bands who have a member that doesn’t play or do anything, and that’s no intended sleight to these critical players, whether they be hypemen, “vibes managers,” or just token old dudes to round out a musical family. Honorable mention goes out to Broken Social Scene’s fourth guitar player, or to any band who has more guitarists than three — we’ve ran the numbers, and there’s a huge marginal decline after that third guitarist. Anyway, check out the list and let us know who we might have missed in the comments.
Tags: A Tribe Called Quest
A Tribe Called Quest: He wasn't in the group long, but one of ATCQ's founding members was Jarobi, a figure who never rapped on anything but was the recipient of numerous shout-outs and prominent placement in videos like "Can I Kick It?" According to the Tribe doc Beats, Rhymes & Life, he is now a chef in the greater NYC area.
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