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Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest (2011) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michael Rapaport

Cast (in credits order)  

Phife Dawg ... Himself (as Malik Izaak Taylor aka Phife Diggy)
Ali Shaheed Muhammad Ali Shaheed Muhammad ... Himself
Q-Tip ... Himself (as Kamaal Fareed)
Jarobi White Jarobi White ... Himself
Adam Horovitz ... Himself (as Ad-Rock)
Adam Yauch ... Himself (as MCA)
Ahmir-Khalib Thompson ... Himself (as Questlove)
Angie Martinez ... Herself
Barry Weiss Barry Weiss ... Himself, CEO, Jive Records
Barbara Esmilla Barbara Esmilla ... Herself
Bobbito Garcia Bobbito Garcia ... Himself
Cheryl Taylor Cheryl Taylor ... Herself (as Cheryl Boyce-Taylor)
Ludacris ... Himself
Chris Lighty ... Himself
Deisha Head Taylor Deisha Head Taylor ... Herself
Drea Smith Drea Smith ... Himself
Doc McKinney ... Himself
Mary J. Blige ... Herself
Common ... Himself (as Rashied Lonnie Lyn)
Consequence ... Himself (as Dexter Mills)
Kool DJ Red Alert Kool DJ Red Alert ... Himself (as DJ Red Alert)
Yasiin Bey ... Himself (as Mos Def)
Juju Gigante Juju Gigante ... Himself (as Jerry Tineo)
Posdnuos Posdnuos ... Himself (as Kelvin Mercer)
Kenny Smith ... Himself
Psycho Les Psycho Les ... Himself
Prince Paul ... Himself (as Paul Huston)
Mike D ... Himself
Monie Love ... Herself
Pharrell Williams ... Himself
Robert Power Robert Power ... Himself
Tariq Trotter ... Himself (as Black Thought)
Walter Cummings Walter Cummings ... Himself
Vincent Mason Vincent Mason ... Himself (as DJ Maseo)
Large Professor Large Professor ... Himself (as W.P. Mitchell)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Skeff Anselm Skeff Anselm ... Himself
The Beatnuts The Beatnuts ... Themselves
Ooh Child Ooh Child ... Himself (as Teddy Tedd of Awesome 2)
Phesto D. Phesto D. ... Himself
De La Soul ... Themselves
Leor Dimant ... Himself (as DJ Lethal)
Patrick Douthit Patrick Douthit ... Himself (as 9th Wonder)
Mike G. Mike G. ... Himself (as Jungle Brother)
Ghostface Killah ... Himself
Nathaniel Hall Nathaniel Hall ... Himself (as Africa Baby Bam)
Jungle Brothers Jungle Brothers ... Themselves
Special K. Special K. ... Himself (as Special K of Awesome 2)
Talib Kweli ... Himself
Mr. Magic Mr. Magic ... Himself, radio host (archive footage)
Dennis Miller ... Himself, TV host (archive footage)
Danny Boy O'Connor ... Himself (as Danny Boy)
Opio Opio ... Himself
A. Plus A. Plus ... Himself (as A-Plus)
Busta Rhymes ... Himself
Minnie Riperton ... Herself (archive footage)
Pete Rock Pete Rock ... Himself
Freddy Rodríguez ... Himself
Dante Ross Dante Ross ... Himself
Erik Schrody ... Himself (as Everlast)
Jim Swaffield Jim Swaffield ... Himself
Tajai Tajai ... Himself
Andres Titus Andres Titus ... Himself (as Dres)
Too $hort ... Himself
Trugoy The Dove Trugoy The Dove ... Himself (as Dave)
Chang Weisberg Chang Weisberg ... Himself
Kanye West ... Himself
Michael Rapaport ... Himself / Interviewer (uncredited)

Produced by 

A Tribe Called Quest ... producer (as ATCQ)
Justin Alvarado-Brown ... co-producer
Robert Benavides ... producer
Eddie Bernard ... associate producer
Niraj Bhatia ... executive producer
Dan Burks ... executive producer
Zack Free ... executive producer
Christopher Isenberg ... producer: animation
Debra Koffler ... producer
Rémy Martin ... executive producer
Eric Matthies ... producer
Frank Mele ... producer
Edward Parks ... producer
Monica J. Talavera ... associate producer
Qiana Wallace ... associate producer
Rachel Ward ... associate producer (as Rachel N. Ward)
Erika Williams ... co-producer

Music by 

Madlib

Cinematography by 

Robert Benavides ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Lenny Mesina

Art Department 

James Blagden ... artwork

Sound Department 

Joe Dzuban ... supervising sound editor
Rick Ficara ... sound: location
Kelsey Jordan ... sound engineer: Japan/Australia
Eddie Kim ... sound design: animation
Craig Mann ... re-recording mixer
Kevin Pate ... sound: location
Evan Rautiainen ... mix technician
Paul Seradarian ... sound editor
Maynard Snyder ... sound engineer: A Tribe Called Quest
Rin Takada ... sound: location, Japan
Bob Tiwana ... sound: location (as Bob Tiwan)

Visual Effects by 

Taku Hazeyama ... motion graphics artist
Mark Kudsi ... motion graphics director
Peter Nelson ... motion graphics producer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Robert Benavides ... camera operator
Jason B. Bergh ... additional camera (as Jason Bergh)
Jeb Bergh ... additional camera
Debra Koffler ... camera operator
Eric Matthies ... additional camera
Michael Rapaport ... additional camera
Brian Kubovcik ... camera operator (uncredited)
Jon Sajetowski ... additional camera (uncredited)

Animation Department 

James Blagden ... animator
Brian Cariaga ... animator
Aaron Frebowitz ... animator
Amelia Grohman ... animation assistant
Ryan Junell ... animation assistant
Philip Niemeyer ... animator
My Tran ... animator
Double Triple ... animation assistant

Editorial Department 

Erik Johnson ... assistant editor
Marshall Plante ... colorist
Eric Pritchard ... on-line editor
AJ Schnack ... additional editor: The Edit Room
Debra Koffler ... first assistant editor (uncredited)
Eric Matthies ... post-production producer (uncredited)

Music Department 

Lawrence Fells ... music strategy
Gary Harris ... music supervisor
Money Mark ... additional original music
Frank Mele ... music clearances
Lenny Mesina ... music editor
Nate Nelson ... music clearances
Oh No ... additional original music (as Oh No the Disrupt)
Saverio Principini ... composer: additional music
Brad Robinson ... music clearances
Jason Ryterband ... music editor
Liuba Shapiro ... music consultant
Peanut Butter Wolf ... music supervisor (as Chris 'Peanut Butter Wolf' Manak)

Other crew 

Bill Adler ... research assistant
Steven C. Beer ... legal / production consultant
Dylan Dawson ... research assistant
Salimah El-Amin ... archivist
Rebekah Foster ... tour manager: A Tribe Called Quest
Esq L. Londell McMillan ... legal council: A Tribe Called Quest
No Mas ... main titles/album sequences
Maria Miles ... legal (as Esq Maria Miles)
Khalil 'Litro' Moses ... road manager: A Tribe Called Quest
Muhammed ... security
Koe Rodriguez ... archival photos
Frank C. Salzano ... legal
Monica J. Talavera ... management: A Tribe Called Quest / manager: Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Jamie Thompson ... assistant: Q-Tip
Tricia Todd ... production staff
Greenberg Traurig ... legal
Qiana Wallace ... management: A Tribe Called Quest / manager: Q-Tip
Ben Weiss ... sales agent

Thanks 

Scott Crary ... special thanks (as S.A. Crary)
Joy Edgar ... special thanks
Taraji P. Henson ... special thanks
Khalil 'Litro' Moses ... thanks
Yang-won Park ... special thanks
Ben Selkow ... special thanks
Jason C. Ward ... thanks

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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