Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Microphone check, one two, what is this?

Beats, Rhymes, & Life: Travels of A Tribe Called Quest (2011)

Directed by Michael Rappaport


Music documentary focusing on the hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest the members consist of Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, & Jarobi White. The film follows the member during their 2008 reunion tour while cutting in interviews, backstage conflicts, 90s footage, music videos and animated art. Other musicians that appear in interviews are De La Soul, Angie Martinez, The Beastie Boys, DJ Red Alert, Native Tongues,the Jungle Brothers, Busta Rhyme and others. Put it all together and you get a brief overview of the groups beginnings and the drama that caused the group to call it good.

Official Website http://www.atribecalledquestmovie.com under the gallery you can see clips from the Beastie Boys and under the music tab you will find music videos check it out!

The amazing animated art in the film can be found http://www.doubletriple.net/2011/beats-rhymes-life/


Other films:The Last Waltz (1978), Stop Making Sense (1984), and if your bored their are many rockumentaries on netflix maybe not the best, but very entertaining.

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