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Netflix Acquires Quincy Jones Documentary Co-Directed by Daughter Rashida Jones

Netflix has acquired a documentary on legendary producer/incredible interview subject Quincy Jones, Deadline reports. The film, simply titled Quincy,was directed by daughter Rashida Jones and…
Maggie Serota / August 1, 2018

Quincy Jones Apologizes for His Incredible Interviews: “I Am an Imperfect Human & I’m Not Afraid to Say It”

Recently, legendary producer, arranger and Renaissance man Quincy Jones gave two indisputably great interviews to GQ and Vulture that went viral, thanks to Jones' off-the-cuff assertions that the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 22, 2018

Richard Pryor’s Widow Confirms Her Husband Had Sex With Marlon Brando

This morning, Vulture published an instant-classic interview with Quincy Jones, in which the legendary music producer ragged on the Beatles and Michael Jackson, claimed inside knowledge about…
Andy Cush / February 7, 2018

Quincy Jones Says He Used to Date Ivanka Trump

It's hard to pick the most entertaining part of mega-producer Quincy Jones's freewheeling interview with Vulture's David Marchese, but his admission that he used to…
Maggie Serota / February 7, 2018

Quincy Jones on The Beatles: “They Were No-Playing Motherfuckers”

Picking the best part of a Quincy Jones interview is, judging by the last two I've read, impossible. Last month we were gifted with an epic, tour…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 7, 2018

Please Read and Savor This Totally Insane Interview With Quincy Jones

The new GQ super-interview with Quincy Jones is among the most batshit crazy and troublingly wonderful things I have read in some time, and a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 29, 2018

Jury Begins Deliberations in Quincy Jones-Michael Jackson Estate Royalties Dispute

Talk of "word games" dominated closing arguments in the royalties trial between Quincy Jones and a company owned by Michael Jackson's estate — and a…

Quincy Jones Says Michael Jackson’s Estate Owes Him $30 Million in Royalties

Quincy Jones is in court this week, claiming that Michael Jackson's estate owes him $30 million in back royalties. Jones contends that after the death of his most…
Andy Cush / July 12, 2017

Quincy Jones Hospitalized Due to Chest Pains

Quincy Jones was hospitalized on Thursday afternoon due to chest pains, TMZ reports. The iconic producer started to experience shortness of breath around 1:20 p.m. at his…
James Grebey / September 18, 2015

Quincy Jones and Caetano Veloso Explore History in ‘Tropicalia’ Clip

One of the most colorful and musically revolutionary movements of the '60s took place on the same soil where the World Cup is currently going…
Chris Martins / June 20, 2014

Quincy Jones Blasts Michael Jackson’s ‘XSCAPE’ as a Money Grab

Quincy Jones certainly knows a thing or two about Michael Jackson's music. The 81-year-old legend produced the King of Pop's smash albums Off the Wall, Thriller, and Bad,…
Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014

Rush to Judgment: The Agony and Ecstasy of 2013’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Hell hath no fury like a Rush fan scorned. For over a decade, the cult of the Toronto prog-rock power trio has been waiting for…
Jeff Weiss / April 19, 2013

Metallica Festival Date, Radiohead Soundtrack + More

Bust out your earplugs: Metallica will be headlining next year's Sonisphere Festival in England, along with thrash kings Anthrax, Slayer, and Megadeth. The…
SPIN Staff / December 14, 2010