Questlove took to the Okayplayer message board to talk music—something Questlove is very good at—and what came out was some big news: JT has a second volume on the way to complete The 20/20 Experience. According to Quest, 20/20 Vol. 2 comes out in November and will feature 10 more songs.
Just as interesting as the news of another album is the rest of the insight the legendary drummer and self-proclaimed music snob shared on the message board. He gave his own opinion on the album and says Justin wasn’t concerned about making an album for the younger crowd. Quest calls it a ballsy move, and Questlove applauds ballsy moves.
Questlove’s full response:
its constructive criticism
i will say the album is OVERLY ambitious. like a LOT of ideas crammed into one.
spoiler alert. 20/20 Vol 2 comes out in nov. (10 songs now…..10 songs later= 20 vision)
i admire the balls it took to make this record. cause he coulda easily urshurd his work in and made diplo his teddy riley to 20/20’s dangerous instead of sticking with timb’s Quincy.
i like throwback Timb. (he played me songs out of order and off both records so i don’t know what made the final cut) so i was shocked he wasn’t 4 on the flooring it like the timb of 2005 was doing. like these joints were straight up missy/magoo timb and justin said he wanted timb to “get back in his real zone” even if it meant alienating the tweens born after 86 who never ever heard of the sly slick and wicked
i mean suit and tie is the MOST UNLIKELY james brown production reference
but of course unless you got a master degree in soul-ology this won’t mean shit to you.
and i told him my assistant zarah (born in 88) was frowning like “i don’t like this song”
and is he cool with the fact that only 35 year old people who love their soul in 95 bpm zone will “get” this song.
and he was like “why do we put all of our power in the hands of 18 year olds….i wanted to make a joint that 40 year olds would love too”
and by the time the video came out all the 86 after sect were aboard again.
(i agree the only thing i don’t like about suit and tie is jay’s beat switch up…..its cute….but its a pander move—if you gonna go 40…..go 40/40 with it”
anywho….i love the songs, but was worried on how he will cut the prime rib to feed to toothless babies.
ballsy move however.
i applaud ballsy moves
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