"Check the Rhime" is the first single from A Tribe Called Quest's second album The Low End Theory. In 2008, it was ranked number 29 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.
In popular culture
"Check the Rhime" is also often used as bumper music for The Jim Rome Show and The Scott Van Pelt Show.
The music video, directed by Jim Swaffield, starts out in front of houses and moves to a cleaners store where the group performs on the roof, in Queens, New York in front of a large crowd.