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Q&A: Michael Rapaport talks hip hop and sports

Updated: July 22, 2011, 10:49 AM ET
By Scoop Jackson

If you ask Michael Rapaport if Philadelphia Phil -- the Philly Eagle-lovin' character he played in "Big Fan"-- is sorta-kinda like him, he'll say sorta-kinda but not really.

The difference is the real Rapaport is a sports fan, but not a sports fanatic. There's a fine line differentiating the two. And in his directorial debut film, "Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest," Rapaport had to balance his time between documenting the dynamics of one of hip ...

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