The Roots Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson knows a thing or three about turning your passion into profit. Between his nightly gigs as Jimmy Fallon’s in-house…
Grammy-winner and neo-soul icon D’Angelo earned a reputation for being as troubled as he is brilliant after disappearing from the music scene following his 2000 smash Voodoo. But word has it the reclusive singer is back in the studio working on his third album. Taking to Twitter, The Roots drummer and producer ?uestlove spilled the […]
Together Nick & Amy form the group “Karmin”. They’ve been on youtube doing covers of your favorite songs for a little while now. This time they’re working with ?uestlove & Owen Biddle from The Roots to give us a new spin on Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass”.
?uestlove has revealed that after eleven years, he has returned to the studio as a drummer for D’Angelo. The pair have had a rocky personal and musical relationship ever since the end of D’Angelo’s “Voodoo” tour in 2000.
On February 14th, 1991, Boyz II Men‘s debut album, Cooleyhighharmony, hit stores officially introducing the Philadelphia quartet to he world. The album was an instant success, thanks to the album’s lead single “MotownPhilly.”
One of our favorite segments on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon is the “Remix The Clips” segment where ?uestlove takes popular viral videos and makes a beat live on the spot out of them.
With Nigerian Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti’s catalog being reissued in the United States and the Broadway play based on his life becoming a huge success, one of his biggest fans, ?uestlove of The Roots, points out the parallels between his life and the story of Hip-Hop.