Sony Pictures Classics | Release Date: July 8, 2011
Summary: Michael Rapaport sets out on tour with A Tribe Called Quest in 2008, when they reunited to perform sold-out concerts across the country, almost ten years after the release of their last album, The Love Movement. As he travels with the band members, Rapaport captures the story of how tenuous their relationship has become; how their personal differences and unresolved conflicts continue to be a threat to their creative cohesion. When mounting tensions erupt backstage during a show in San Francisco, we get a behind-the-scenes look at their journey and contributions as a band and what currently is at stake for these long-time friends collaborators. (Sony Picture Classics)
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Runtime: 95 min
Rating: Rated R for language.
Official Site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/beatsrhymesandlife/site/
Production: State Street Pictures
Genres: Music, Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Michael Rapaport Director
Cast Credit
Ahmir-Khalib Thompson Himself
Ali Shaheed Muhammad Himself
Angie Martinez Herself
Common Himself
De La Soul Themselves
Ghostface Killah Himself
Jarobi White Himself
Ludacris Himself
Mary J. Blige Herself
Michael Rapaport Himself
Mos Def Himself
Pete Rock Himself
Pharrell Williams Himself
Phife Dawg Himself
Q-Tip Himself
Producer Credit
A Tribe Called Quest Producer
Dan Burks Executive Producer
Debra Koffler Producer
Edward Parks Producer
Eric Matthies Producer
Erika Williams Co-Producer
Frank Mele Producer
Justin Alvarado-Brown Co-Producer
Monica J. Talavera Associate Producer
Niraj Bhatia Executive Producer
Qiana Wallace Associate Producer
Robert Benavides Producer
Robert Teitel Producer