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2015 In Review

Wildest Memes: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2015

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 12:43 pm

Essay

How The Roots Got Over

Questlove remembers the exact moment when the Roots became passé. In Mo' Meta Blues, the memoir he published last year, the renowned drummer, bandleader, producer,…
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2014 - 4:13 pm

List

The 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011

Back in the day, when two artists didn't like each other, they'd deal with it in relatively low-profile ways: A snippy backstage comment, or a…
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2011 - 10:19 am

More Questlove stories

Watch Dave Grohl In Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Drunk History

It was a Lin-Manuel Miranda/Hamilton takeover on the latest episode of Comedy Central's Drunk History. The actor/playwright got hammered and recounted the life and times…
Collin Robinson | November 30, 2016 - 11:21 am

Watch Dave Chappelle Cover Radiohead At SNL Afterparty

Getting drunk and singing Radiohead's "Creep" seems to be one of Dave Chappelle's favorite things to do. He did it at Erykah Badu's 45th birthday
Peter Helman | November 13, 2016 - 6:33 pm

Watch Alicia Keys Perform “Blended Family” With Young M.A & The Roots On Fallon

Alicia Keys just released her new album Here, and last night, she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform her single "Blended
Peter Helman | November 5, 2016 - 11:19 am

Watch The Questlove-Approved Lemon Twigs Play Fallon

Long Island brother duo the Lemon Twigs are set to release their album, Do Hollywood, next month. They have retro-leaning sensibilities that bode well for…
Collin Robinson | September 27, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Questlove Joins Pandora As “Artist Ambassador,” Radio Host

Pandora was one of the first music streaming companies to make a big splash, and it remains the most widely used streaming platform. But the…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2016 - 9:40 am

Questlove Rips Into Bill O’Reilly For Defending Slavery

Bill O'Reilly is probably the proto-troll. He says some crazy shit on the regular, so it's easy to brush it off as an "old man…
Collin Robinson | July 27, 2016 - 5:07 pm

Watch BET Awards’ Prince Tributes From Erykah Badu & The Roots, Stevie Wonder & Tori Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monáe, Bilal, Maxwell, & Sheila E.

Tonight's BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles honored the late Prince with a whole series of tribute performances. (You may remember last month when the…
Peter Helman | June 26, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Watch Madonna & Stevie Wonder Cover Prince At The Billboard Music Awards

Madonna paid tribute to her friend and collaborator Prince to close out tonight's Billboard Music Awards. Questlove introduced the singer, who made her entrance on…
James Rettig | May 23, 2016 - 12:02 am

Read Questlove’s Tribute To Prince

Questlove is a huge Prince fan. He's already paid tribute to the late icon in several ways -- social media mourning, playing Prince songs at…
Peter Helman | April 26, 2016 - 12:10 am

Watch Amy Schumer’s Hamilton Takeoff With Lin-Manuel Miranda & Questlove

Inside Amy Schumer returns for a fourth season in a few weeks, and the first sketch we're seeing from the new season is a Hamilton
James Rettig | April 4, 2016 - 11:18 am

Former Roots Bassist Sues Questlove & Black Thought

Former Roots bassist Leonard "Hub" Hubbard has filed a lawsuit against Questlove, Black Thought, and the band's manager, claiming that he was cut out of…
James Rettig | January 28, 2016 - 11:30 am

Preview Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Documentary Feat. The Weeknd, David Byrne, Questlove, & More

Spike Lee has been more active as of late than in recent years. He lent his name to video game NBA 2K16, dubbing it a…
Collin Robinson | January 13, 2016 - 12:06 pm

Prince Once Fired Questlove From A DJ Gig And Played Finding Nemo Instead

The first trailer for Pixar's long-awaited Finding Nemo sequel Finding Dory came out today, bringing up a few bad memories for Questlove. You see, as…
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 10:35 pm

Icona Pop & Questlove Cover ’80s Classic “I Can’t Wait” For Target

Earlier this year, Questlove and Charli XCX recorded a cover of Deee-lite's '90s classic "Groove Is In The Heart" for a Target commercial. As Spin
Peter Helman | October 16, 2015 - 9:11 pm
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