There’s no shortage of surprising celebrity boo-ship thanks to the Internet, and seeing as how you love to be informed of these things, we thought we’d keep sharing. Kidman’s spokeswoman was even a tad bit in the dark about their blooming relationship when she responded to questions from “They’re very close,” says her spokeswoman Leslee Dart. Beyond that, I don’t know.” Can’t say they were the best fit for one another, because from an outside view the Australian actress and the black Jewish (half-Jewish) rockstar don’t seem to have all that much in common, but he has to be the best rebound boo a girl can have. AND…Nicole Kidman and Q-Tip But Lenny wasn’t the only chocolate fella that Nicole was checking for.But we have to say, these 11 couples (about 12 actually) even surprised us! Kidman dated rapper and “A Tribe Called Quest” frontman Q-Tip in the same year she got real close for comfort with Lenny Kravitz. Any single mother contributing to society the way she does — I got a lot of love for them.But just one day before his second solo disc, “The Renaissance,” hits retail -– and at a moment when hip-hop artists such as Kanye West and Pharrell Williams have largely transcended their rap roots to become tastemakers and early influencers across the cultural spectrum -– it’s informative to look back at the trail Q-Tip blazed outside making some of the most head-nodding, forward-thinking music of rap’s “golden age.” It’s hard to imagine a time when Hollywood and hip-hop were like chalk and cheese. During a conversation at director Ridley Scott’s production company office complex in August, he reminisced about catching A Tribe Called Quest at the 1993 Lollapalooza and talked up his buddy’s music. "It's amazing." Q-Tip had been staying with the “Titanic” star in Los Angeles that week, he but refused to play “The Renaissance” for Di Caprio, insisting “it wasn’t finished yet.” Like everybody else, the actor had to wait.
“I haven’t suffered through anything like this mother did but I understand the feeling of being so remote and so far from happiness that you can be driving and you look into another car and see somebody laughing and smiling and you think: 'Will I ever, ever know that again? That’s how long it's been since Q-Tip, the iconic “conscious” rapper and primary producer for beloved '90s rap quartet A Tribe Called Quest, last put out a collection of music as a solo artist.An earlier Times story traces his new album's twisty-turny odyssey from Pro Tools to i Tunes. I [fraternize] with Slick Rick in the same way.” To hear it from Di Caprio, the feeling is mutual.Nevertheless, his name comes in the list of the Top 50 Hip-Hop producers, Top 50 MC’s and top 50 Lyricists of our generation.If you didn't know, his real name is Kamaal Ibn John Fareed.However, he is mostly known by his stage names/nicknames such as The Abstract Poetic, MC Love Child, and Q-Tip.