Yesterdays New Quintet
Madlib began Yesterdays New Quintet in 2000, releasing the album Angles Without Edges in 2001. As the group progressed, a plan was developed for each of the band members to release "solo" records and to introduce new members and groups into what would be called "Yesterdays Universe".
Phase 1: Yesterdays New Quintet - 2000
Phase 2: Joe McDuphrey Experience - 2002
Phase 3: Ahmad Miller - 2003
Phase 4: Monk Hughes & the Outer Realm - 2004
Phase 5: Malik Flavors - 2005
Phase 6: Otis Jackson Jr. Trio - 2007