Watch: Beats, Rhymes & Life Trailer


Here is the first trailer for the highly-anticipated ‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest’ .
Featuring snippets of interviews with some of the biggest names in rap.
“Myself, Kanye — we wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for Tribe” says Pharrell Williams.
“Everything about that was magic” says Roots drummer ?uestlove.

Official ATCQ Statement in regards to Beats, Rhymes & Life


(New York, NY – January 22, 2011) The following is a statement from Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi & Q-Tip regarding the documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life premiering at the Sundance Film Festival:

Thanks to our fans for their support through the years and for the enthusiasm around the documentary. We hope that the film’s perspective conveys our love of hip-hop culture. We could not attend Sundance, but we want to express our love and appreciation for the support that we have received in advance of the film’s premiere tonight. We hope that it is well received. Thank you.

For more information, please contact:
Ben-David Fenwick

ATCQ Documentary Set to Premiere at The 2011 Sundance Festival


Beats, Rhymes & Life, the feature directorial debut of acclaimed actor Michael Rapaport, documents the inner workings of this seminal band. Go behind the scenes and discover why ATCQ has kept a generation hungry for more of its groundbreaking music. The documentary explores what’s next for a group many claim are the pioneers of alternative rap.

For more info & showtimes visit
Sundance 2011

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ATCQ in Japan!


ATCQ will be in Japan August 7th and August 8th for the Summer Sonic Festival. Make sure you visit to purchase your tickets. We look forward to seeing our fans in Japan and putting on a great show.

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A Tribe Called Quest @ Rock The Bells 2010



Alternative hip hop luminaries, A Tribe Called Quest, are slated to perform their coveted third album, Midnight Marauders, from beginning to end. The 1993 release was the highly anticipated, up-tempo follow up to The Low End Theory achieving critical and commercial success.

“This is one of those rare shows that lives up to the promise,” states Chang Weisberg of Guerilla Union. “It’s such a massive blessing to have all of these amazing performers embrace the opportunity to celebrate and unite everyone that loves Hip Hop. I woke up this morning and asked my son to pinch me because I could not believe it myself. This kind of show happens only once in a lifetime. It’s a serious piece of live music history. All these records in one day? Some of the greatest records ever. I can’t wait to see it!”

“Festivals the size and caliber of this year’s ROCK THE BELLS are rare and difficult to assemble,” adds Weisberg about the decision to visit four cities this year. “We know that there are a lot of fans from other markets disappointed that ROCK THE BELLS isn’t stopping in their city this year. Hopefully, those fans can travel to one of the four destination cities or support one of our more intimate shows that we’re planning for the fall.”

Get your tickets by visiting ROCKTHEBELLS.NET