Posts Tagged ‘Questlove’

Questlove Explains Why Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” is a Game-Changer

In an interview with TIME, Questlove explains how Australia is killing it right now, speaks on his new SoundClash show on VH1, and breaks down what makes a good cover song. But perhaps most interestingly, Questlove... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Diplo, Questlove, and El-P

This week on Twitter: - Diplo has a lot of love for his fans - Questlove salutes Angie Martinez - El-P has some theories about…um…farts Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF of a... Read more »

Questlove Set to Produce Live Collaboration TV Show on VH1, Diplo Will Host

Whether he’s releasing a book or DJing at Brooklyn Bowl, Questlove has been working in various avenues to stretch himself beyond The Roots, and today the drummer announced his latest venture: a live collaboration television show... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Questlove, Childish Gambino, and Hudson Mohawke

This week on Twitter: - Questlove weighs in on Outkast’s performance - Childish Gambino reveals his favorite day of the week - Hudson Mohawke shares a hilarious childhood picture Here is the week on Twitter. And... Read more »

The Greatest Beards in Music History

Music is cool, but beards, right? Beards add this extra "it" factor to any artist, and throughout the years, we've seen some amazing bearded stars emerge and win us over with their facial hair. We're not... Read more »

Hear Seven Years of Speeches from Musicians at Red Bull Music Academy

Erykah Badu, Questlove, El-P, Q-Tip, James Murphy, Philip Glass, and hundreds of other musicologists have just released never-before-heard material. Unless, of course, you were at a Red Bull Music Academy at any point in the last... Read more »

Questlove Challenges Top Chef Contestants to Cook Drumsticks

Music lovers who also love food: this is something that’s right up your alley (and as you may know, P&P loves food too). On the most recent episode of Bravo’s (incredible) cooking competition show, Top Chef,... Read more »

Questlove Talks About Teaching at NYU, Michael Jackson, and Being a Music Nerd

Self-professed music nerd Questlove has compiled an incredible discography of music as a drummer and leader for The Roots, putting an encyclopedic knowledge of music and its history to help create a new genre of collaborative,... Read more »

Behind The Scenes: Questlove’s Awesome Life on Instagram

There are some things you hold to be universal truths, things we just concretely know and never question. Questlove being cooler than you, is one of these things. Aside from being the drummer in one of... Read more »

Watch Questlove Tell Justin Timberlake to “Shut the F*ck Up” in Hilarious Jimmy Fallon Skit

Justin Timberlake was back on Jimmy Fallon last night, either to continue promotion for The 20/20 Experience Pt. 2 or just because the two are coming dangerously close to becoming a comedy tag-team. The subject of... Read more »

Fiona Apple Issues Statement on Tokyo Show “Meltdown”

Fiona Apple was invited to perform at a Louis Vuitton-hosted party in Tokyo last week. During the show however, the singer lost her temper after the audience failed to stop talking during her performance. Apple reportedly... Read more »

Things We Learned From Questlove’s “Mo’ Meta Blues” Memoir

Every Roots fan knows that Questlove likes telling stories. For each of the Roots’ 13 studio albums, Quest treated the liner notes as documentation of the collaborative efforts that melded each track. There were comical anecdotes,... Read more »

The Roots Cover Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” in the Style of Simon & Garfunkel

Jimmy Fallon has been playing a game on his late night show called “Suggestion Box” and last night’s show included a request from this week for “Black Simon & Garfunkel.” So, Questlove and “Captain” Kirk Douglas... Read more »

Watch Nardwuar Interview Questlove (For 46 Minutes)

When two music nerds come together, the conversation tends to be a journey. Questlove was ready for The Human Serviette, but he still got caught off guard right from the beginning. Got 46 minutes? Watch Nardwuar‘s full... Read more »

Justin Timberlake Will Release Another Album in November, Says Questlove

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... Read more »