Posts tagged "Beats Rhymes & Life"
Q-Tip Talks Tribe, Anniversaries, "Last Zulu" & More In BBC Radio Interview

Q-Tip Talks Tribe, Anniversaries, “Last Zulu” & More In BBC Radio Interview

The Abstract Poetic discusses, well…beats, rhymes & life in an illuminating BBC One interview.

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 9: Slipping You Some (Native) Tongues

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 9: Slipping You Some (Native) Tongues

Get ready for a tongues-tastic podcast celebrating our favorite hip-hop collective.

The Quest Continues: Tribe Reunites For Yeezus

The Quest Continues: Tribe Reunites For Yeezus

1nce again…Tribe is back (for two shows.)

Pass the Popcorn: “Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest”

If you’re a regular reader of this site, you’re aware of my extreme excitement regarding the debut of “Beats, Rhymes & Life”, the Michael Rapaport-directed documentary about the lives and careers of rap legends A Tribe Called Quest. You’re probably also aware of the controversy regarding the film. The group members-Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Jarobi White and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, have not presented a united front on the film, and Q-Tip in particular has not been supportive, claiming that he’s cast […]

The Singles Bar: “On My Own” by Consequence feat. Kid Cudi

Despite never really breaking through to the mainstream, Consequence has been a major player in hip-hop’s underground since surfacing on A Tribe Called Quest’s Beats, Rhymes & Life back in 1996. More recently, he’s gained notoriety as a satellite member of the Kanye West/G.O.O.D Music camp, appearing on several of ‘Ye’s albums. His energetic, youthful rhyme style hasn’t changed much over the years, but he goes for a slightly more subdued sound with the new track “On My Own”. Cons […]

“Beats, Rhymes & Life” Official Trailer Hits the Airwaves

I’ve been talking about this Tribe Called Quest documentary for a hot minute, and with the film finally scheduled to hit theaters later this summer, anticipation on my end has reached a fever pitch. A new trailer for the film recently surfaced on Yahoo, and this looks like it’s going to be one of the all time hip-hop docs, nay, MUSIC docs of all time. I can not fucking wait. Michael Rapaport did his thing here. Opening dates for “Beats, […]

Give Me “Beats, Rhymes & Life”!: Tribe Doc Gets Release Dates

If you, like me, have been salivating for a viewing of the controversial Michael Rapaport-directed Tribe Called Quest documentary “Beats, Rhymes & Life”, then you’re in luck, as a national rollout was just announced. The film premiered at the Sundance festival earlier this year, screened at the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC last night, and officially premieres in New York and Los Angeles on the 8th of July. Over the following month or so, it will hit most major cities […]