a tribe called quest

Harlem has a legacy for keeping things classy, but for the crowd at the Marian Anderson Theater on Friday, March 2nd Uptown had a more metropolitan feel than usual. Ten blocks north of 125th street, ladies and gentlemen sat in the tasteful auditorium while a full orchestral like band– including a full horn section, piano, […]

A Tribe Called Quest affiliate  Consequence is turning his attention to recording new music and enjoying fatherhood. Because of that, he has ended his year long beef with cousin/rapper/producer  Q-Tip. Choosing to keep all the gory details private, Consequence issued a statement earlier today offering, “After a very intense & extensive meeting, Q-Tip & myself […]

Dres of Black Sheep and Jarobi of A Tribe Called Quest have lent their voices to the Occupy Wall Street movement with the new song and video, “P.T.I. (Occupy Wall Street).” “The 99% need to have not just a voice, but voices,” Dres said on what inspired he and Jarobi to write the song. “We […]

What constitutes a golden hip-hop moment? If you ask Busta Rhymes, it would be when he signed to Young Money this past week. The rapper born Trevor Smith signed to Lil Wayne’s label after walking away from his deal with Aftermath/Interscope Records. With his first official Young Money track, “Why Stop Now” featuring Chris Brown […]

Is A Tribe Called Quest hip-hop’s equivalent of The Beatles? They may very well be, as the Golden Age group is the first hip-hop crew to be the subject of a full-length documentary. Sneak a peek behind the scenes of the making of this flick in the latest installment of Coming Attractions, brought to you […]

Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest opens in New York and Los Angeles tomorrow, and will expand to other cities nationwide in successive weeks. To find out if/when it’ll be coming to a theater near you, visit the film’s website here. Frankly, I’m not certain what Q-Tip’s temper tantrum was […]

Consequence complained about how Kanye West and Q-Tip were not helping him out at all on his album, even though Consequence says he's helped them out.

The battle between members of A Tribe Called Quest and Michael Rapaport, director of the forthcoming documentary on the hip-hop group, rages on.  Rapaport recently gave an interview to Complex.com where he addresses many of the grievances aired out in public by the group.

Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest is the highly anticipated and controversial documentary about one of hip-hop’s most revered groups.  In this clip from the film, Q-Tip and Phife touch on the pressures they faced when recording their second album, 1991’s The Low End Theory.

The majority of the members of A Tribe Called Quest were notably absent at the premiere of Michael Rapaport’s documentary on the group, Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest, at the Sundance Film Festival this year.  Only Phife Dawg made it to the premiere.

Members of A Tribe Called Quest appeared on MTV yesterday to address their issues with the upcoming documentary about the group, produced by actor Michael Rapaport. The group’s frontman, Q-Tip read an email from the production team that Tip says shows that they were out to screw the group financially.

In a press release circulated today, Michael Rapaport claims that Sony Pictures Classics purchased the rights to his documentary on A Tribe Called Quest. The documentary premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.