Last week, my local independent movie theater was showing the recently released documentary about the rap group, Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, directed by Michael Rapaport (who you may remember as the loud-mouthed teacher on "Boston Public").
There had been some controversy, especially criticism from members Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammad over who should be telling the story of hip hop. were portrayed in the film. While I agree that he doesn't exactly come out smelling like roses, I appreciated the chance to learn about the group's start, collaborations, break-up and recent reunification.
I'm not sure many theaters will still be showing this, but if you love hip hop or even just music in general, I would definitely check this out if you ever get the chance.
Thanks to the doc, I have also been obsessed with their music for the past week or so! Favorite track...probably "Push it Along" (so far, at least!)