Posts tagged "questlove"

Watch the Roots ‘Shake It Off’ as ‘Black Simon and Garfunkel’

Black Simon and Garfunkel are probably Jimmy Fallon's favorite band, if only because the duo consists of Roots' musicians "Captain" Kirk Douglas and the brilliantly…
By: Brennan Carley / October 2, 2014

?uestlove Recounts an Unforgettable Elevator Ride With Robin Williams

As news spread of Robin Williams' apparent suicide Monday night, a number of appreciations of his work and life began to pop up across the…
By: Colin Joyce / August 12, 2014

Questlove Defends Iggy Azalea’s ‘Fancy,’ the ‘Song of the Summer’

With Saul Williams claiming that Tupac musicals are doomed to fail in a society that supoprts Iggy Azalea, the controversy surrounding the Southern-sounding rapper from Australia…
By: Olivia Forman / July 23, 2014

The Roots Brew American Terror and Heartbreak in ‘Never’ Video

The Roots have released a visual rendering of the message behind "Never," which furthers their recent descent into dark themes of American desolation. Their new album,…
By: Olivia Forman / June 11, 2014

See D’Angelo Talk Sly Stone, ‘Space Jam,’ and the Future of His Music

You can now watch, stream, download, and read a transcript from D'Angelo's Red Bull Music Academy lecture Wednesday night in Brooklyn. Author Nelson George hosted…
By: Chris Martins / May 23, 2014

See Questlove Pay Stirring Tribute to De La Soul at the Webby Awards

The annual Webby Awards celebrate Internet innovation across a number of different platforms, and Monday night a number of familiar names popped up in the…
By: Colin Joyce / May 20, 2014

Questlove Remembers J Dilla’s Final Days in ‘Donuts’ Book

In his 33 1/3 book, J Dilla's Donuts, author Jordan Ferguson explores one of the most quintessential hip-hop albums in recent history, interviewing dozens of…
By: John Surico / April 25, 2014

Watch Questlove Play a Corpse on ‘Law & Order: SVU’

As SPIN first reported last month, Ice-T shared a photo from the set of Law & Order: SVU that revealed a familiar looking corpse o…
By: Mike Ayers / March 20, 2014

Questlove Will Die on ‘Law & Order: SVU’

Dreams do come true. In November, ?uestlove made a list of "25 Things You Might Not Know About Me" for Us Weekly, and No. 7…
By: Chris Martins / February 21, 2014

See ?uestlove Put the Heat on ‘Top Chef’ Contestants

The Roots' ?uestlove may no longer be the proprietor of a gourmet fried-chicken outpost in New York City, but that didn't stop the SPIN interview…
By: Kyle McGovern / December 19, 2013
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