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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…
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…
Kyle McGovern / December 19, 2013

?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…
Marc Hogan / November 6, 2013

See Yoko Ono Dance With ?uestlove, Beastie Boys, and Ira Glass

Even a "Bad Dancer" should have a good dancing partner, and Yoko Ono finds hers in ?uestlove above. The two share an endearingly awkward slow…
Chris Martins / November 4, 2013

Here’s ?uestlove’s ‘Soul Train’ Book, With a Preface by Nick Cannon

Over the summer, SPIN spoke to Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson about his still-fresh memoir, Mo' Meta Blues. A mere season later and the (then) first-time author has…
Chris Martins / October 8, 2013

Elvis Costello and ?uestlove Go Deep About ‘Wise Up Ghost’

Elvis Costello's side projects, experiments, and collaborations constitute a kind of second, shadow career. Since his 1976 debut, My Aim is True, the charismatically restless…
David Marchese / September 25, 2013

Danny Brown, Trash Talk, Living Colour Storm Brooklyn’s Afropunk Fest 2013

While Brooklyn was caught up in VMA fever, just a few minutes away, the ninth annual Afropunk Festival was raging on with Danny Brown, Trash…
Jolie Ruben / August 27, 2013

?uestlove Reflects on Lifetime of ‘Humiliating’ Police Encounters

?uestlove may not have been frisked recently, but he has been stopped. Often. Since 1994, a year after forming the Roots, the drummer estimates the…
Marc Hogan / August 15, 2013

Chuck D to Perform Public Enemy’s ‘Fear of a Black Planet’ as Afropunk Festival’s Headliner

Chuck D will headline this year's Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn, performing Public Enemy's classic 1990 album Fear of a Black Planet in full with DJ…
Kyle McGovern / July 9, 2013

The Roots Officially Have Their Own Philadelphia Mural Now

The Roots went back to their Philadelphia roots on Friday to witness the unveiling of a new mural painted as a tribute to them. "This…
Marc Hogan / June 3, 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…
Chris Martins / May 3, 2013

See D’Angelo Own Prince’s ‘My Summertime Thang’ in Bonnaroo 2012 Behind-the-Scenes Video

Last year, D'Angelo stunned Bonnaroo festival-goers with his first U.S. concert in 12 years. The neo-soul hero's unannounced return came during Roots drummer ?uestlove's annual…
Marc Hogan / March 20, 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 2013: Headlining the annual Roots Picnic…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

D’Angelo’s Album Is Two Percentage Points More Done, ?uestlove Says

R&B's Chinese Democracy is almost here. Again. D'Angelo's long-in-the-works follow-up to 2000's recently reissued neo-soul landmark Voodoo is "99 percent ... done," ?uestlove told Billboard. The Roots drummer, who…
Marc Hogan / January 22, 2013

Watch Fred Armisen Try to Out-Drum ?uestlove on ‘Fallon’

Fred Armisen, SNL castmember, Portlandia co-mastermind, and former drummer for '90s post-hardcore punks Trenchmouth, showed off his musical roots in a drum-off against Late Night with Jimmy…
Kyle McGovern / January 3, 2013
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