Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest

Beats is a welcome blast of ’90s nostalgia, taking us back to a time — and a sound — that pulsates with optimism.
- Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest” gives the seminal early ’90s hip-hop group as stylish and intimate a treatment as fans could hope for, paying as much attention to the music in question as it does to the characters who made it
- Andrew Barker, Variety
The film serves both as a welcome document and reminder of the group in its prime, while also creating a portrait of lives still in motion, grown men trying to move on from yet respect the work of their younger selves.
- Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times

synopsis

En anglais seulement BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST is a documentary film directed by Michael Rapaport about one of the most influential and groundbreaking musical groups in hip-hop history. Having released five gold and platinum selling albums within eight years, A Tribe Called Quest has been one of the most commercially successful and artistically significant musical groups in recent history, and regarded as iconic pioneers of hip hop. The band's sudden break-up in 1998 shocked the industry and saddened the scores of fans, whose appetite for the group's innovative musical stylings never seems to diminish.

Date de sortie

Friday, July 29, 2011
Langue originale: Anglais
Genre: Documentaire
Durée: 95 min.
Année: 2011

Crédits

Un film de
Michael Rapaport

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