Music on Screen: Beats, Rhymes, & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest at Real Art Ways

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Music on Screen: Beats, Rhymes, & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest

“A welcome blast of ’90s nostalgia, taking us back to a time – and a sound – that pulsates with optimism.” – Entertainment Weekly 

“Rapaport, in his feature directorial debut, does an admirable job recounting the group’s formation and dissecting its dissolution.” – New York Times

“…a must for hip-hop heads.” – New York Post

“Even those who never joined the cult of A Tribe Called Quest will find this clear-eyed chronicle of their career irresistible.” – New York Daily News

90% on Rotten Tomatoes


Actor Michael Rapaport examines the music of the 1990s hip-hop group as well as the conflicts that drove the band members apart.

4:30pm: Pre film performance by Bap Pack: Hartford Based Lyricists Klokwize, Hydro, Tang Sauce, The RAPoet Self Suffice

Four solo MCs join forces in the name of Unity to honor the Culture of Hip-Hop. The Bap Pack performed at schools, colleges, sports stadiums, festivals, and more, reaching thousands of listeners hungry for that futuristic Boom Bap. Now, after a year of rocking crowds outside, they keep you warm through the Winter with the first 2 official Bap Pack releases…. The Boom – Radio Edit and Shinin’ – Radio Edit. Listen to the Bap Pack and related artists on the Bap Pack! playlist. PEACE!

The Hartford based group Bap Pack

Sponsored by Suzanne Hopgood in honor of Frank Lord.

Trinity college hip hop festival schedule.