Posts tagged "?uestlove"

Poople’s Choice Awards: Alice in Chains, ?uestlove Keep Their Trophies in the John

Award season is now in full swing. The Grammy Awards are fast on the approach, the Golden Globes go down o…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 10, 2014

?uestlove Beautifully Announces Closing His Fried Chicken Joint

The Roots' ?uestlove has closed Hybird, his gourmet fried-chicken spot in New York City's Chelsea Market. Of more import to anyone who wasn't planning to…
By: Marc Hogan / November 6, 2013

?uestlove: ‘I Could Actually Use Some Friends’

Given his king-of-all-media near-ubiquity, it's almost weird to know that ?uestlove hasn't written a book till now. The Roots drummer, in-demand…
By: David Marchese / June 5, 2013

See ?uestlove and Nardwuar’s 45-Minute Geek Battle Royale

What do you get when you put two guys who know absolutely everything there is to know about music in front of a camera together…
By: Chris Martins / May 3, 2013

Justin Timberlake’s Lengthy ’20/20 Experience’ Is Only Getting Longer

Justin Timberlake made us wait seven years for The 20/20 Experience, his follow-up to 2006's classic FutureSex/LoveSounds, but it looks like the…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 18, 2013

D’Angelo and ?uestlove Surprise Brooklyn With One-Night-Only Duo Performance

D'Angelo has been judicious in his slow return to the stage, with his comeback shows taking on a few mutated forms. He appeared at Bonnaroo…
By: Jordan Sargent / March 5, 2013

Two Memoirs Planned, the Roots Approach Dave Grohl Levels of Productivity

SPIN cover star/renaissance man Dave Grohl has got nothing on the Roots. Already on the Philly collective's docket for…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

Elvis Costello and the Roots Made a ‘Brilliant’ Album Together

First came the 2013 Roots Picnic lineup announcement, then the D'Angelo album news, and now the bombshell report that the band has finished…
By: Daniel Kreps / January 23, 2013

Roots Picnic Official Lineup Bears Out Our Predictions, Adds Naughty by Nature

?uestlove dropped some major hints about the lineup for the sixth annual Roots Picnic yesterday (January 21) and SPIN took some guesses a…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 22, 2013

?uestlove Teases Roots Picnic Lineup: Gary Clark Jr., Grimes, Solange Expected

?uestlove teased the lineup to the sixth annual Roots Picnic festival through a series of cat-and-mouse tweets today (January 21), hinting at appearance…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 21, 2013

?uestlove to Teach NYU’s Classic Albums Course

The Roots drummer, Soulquarian producer, DJ extraordinaire, Fallon sound man, and occasional music journalist Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson is adding one more title to that estimable…
By: Chris Martins / October 17, 2012

?uestlove Shares Beastie Boys Tribute Mix

On August 5, the Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch would've turned 48 if not for his sad death from cancer earlier this year. I…
By: Marc Hogan / August 14, 2012

Amy Winehouse’s Death, One Year Later: A Timeline

In January 2011, Amy Winehouse returned to the stage in Brazil to largely positive reviews. Six months later, she performed what was quickly deemed a…
By: Devon Maloney / July 23, 2012

How The Music World Rallied Around MCA Before His Death

Tributes to Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch have been pouring out over the last few hours since news of his passing spread, from…
By: Devon Maloney / May 4, 2012

Rumored Bon Iver-Roots Jam Session Surfaces

Rumor had it Bon Iver did a little jamming with late-night's coolest house band when he was in New York recently, and now the evidence…
By: SPIN Staff / February 9, 2012

Henology: SPIN Test Drives ?uestlove’s New Chicken Drumstick

Though his mighty Roots crew just released an especially complex concept album, drummer ?uestlove premiered his tastiest work yet at New York's legendary…
By: christopherschultz / December 6, 2011

The SPIN Interview: ?uestlove

With both relevant and obscure history buzzing through his afro, the Roots’ ?uestlove has been revising hip-hop’s rule book for 15 years. He’s also the…
By: Charles Aaron / June 1, 2008

Al Green, ‘Lay It Down’ (Blue Note)

This R&B equivalent of Loretta Lynn's Van Lear Rose pairs Al Green, the dapper philosopher king of Memphis soul, with producers James Poyser and Ahmir…
By: Mikael Wood / May 27, 2008