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A memoir of musical reverence to A Tribe Called Quest

Clip: 07/02/2019 | 6m 56s Video has closed captioning.

Pioneering hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest crossed musical genres, influenced other artists and delivered social commentary. Their unique sound and chemistry earned them decades of commercial and critical success. A memoir by poet and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib reveals the "very personal" influence the group had on his own life. Abdurraqib sits down with Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 07/02/19

Rating: NR

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