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Midnight Marauders: Phife Dawg (from left), Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammad ruminate on their success in the hip-hop world. The film, named after A Tribe Called Quest's best-selling 1996 album, lavishes attention on the group's history of conflict and dysfunction.

A Tribe Called Quest

Producer 9th Wonder speaks with student staff members at The HipHop Archive & Research Institute in Jan. 2018. Harold Shawn /Courtesy of The Hiphop Archive & Research Institute at Harvard hide caption

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Keepers Of The Underground: The Hiphop Archive At Harvard

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Jarobi White and Q-Tip performing on Saturday Night Live on Nov. 12. Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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'Musicians Don't Retire': A Tribe Called Quest On The Work Ahead

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Jarobi White (left) and Q-Tip (right) of musical guest A Tribe Called Quest pose with host Dave Chappelle (center) on Saturday. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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A Tribe Called quest performs at the 2013 SXSW music festival. Left to right: Jarobi White, Q-Tip, Phife Dawg and Ali Shaheed Muhammad. John Sciulli/Getty Images for Samsung hide caption

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A Tribe Called Quest's debut album, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We Didn't Wanna Be Anybody Else': A Tribe Called Quest Reflects On Its Debut

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A Tribe Called Quest in the early days. From left to right, Jarobi White, Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Phife Dawg. Ernie Paniccioli/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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A Tribe Called Quest: The Rise And Fall Of A Legend

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