Michael Rapaport
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Reviews // 3 Articles

The Quest to Understand Tribe
3 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

This is supposed to be a documentary, not a fan letter. So how about some balance? It's big picture time when it comes to telling the story of hip-hop.


'30 for 30: When the Garden Was Eden' Challenges the Narrative of the Melting Pot
24 Oct 2014 // 2:00 AM

30 for 30 shows how black men are expected to respond to limits and hopes, to contain, channel or otherwise cope with their frustrations.

Beats, Rhymes, & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest
11 Jul 2011 // 1:25 AM

It's the sort of drama that Tribe fans know too well. If the group mattered so much once, it is also, now, as legendary for its breakups as for its work.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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