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New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD Today - "Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest"

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act October 18, 2011 at 3:02AM

Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, which enjoyed a limited theatrical run over the summer, grossing just over $1.1 million in ticket sales, is not out on Blu-ray and DVD for those who missed its big screen release.
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Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, which enjoyed a limited theatrical run over the summer, grossing just over $1.1 million in ticket sales, is not out on Blu-ray and DVD for those who missed its big screen release.

The 1-disc package comes with all kinds of special bonus features, including:

Commentary with Director Michael Rapaport, Bringing Beats to Life On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Film Festival Premiere, Group Dynamics, Will A Tribe Called Quest Make More Music?, and A Message From Zulu Nation Featuring Mike G of Jungle Brothers.

Reportedly shot over a period of about 2 years (including interviews with various hip-hop luminaries, music, and behind–the–scenes footage of the group on tour, and more), the film made its debut at the 2011 Sundance in January, which is where I first saw it, and later reviewed on the old S&A site HERE.

Sony Pictures Classics picked up the film, and began rolling it out in theaters in July.

Trailer below if you need a reminder:

This article is related to: New On DVD, New On VOD, On Blu-Ray


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