Brooklyn Bowl was the place to be last night. As part of the Brothers In Arms event, D’Angelo covered a few classics along with Roots drummer, ?uestlove. D’Angelo confirmed that his album is complete and is on the way. Above, he ends the show with a classic of his own, “Lady”. More clips from the audience below.
During last month’s Red Bull Academy event at NYC’s Broiler Room, The Roots drummer hit the 1s and 2s and dedicated an hour of his set to the late Jay Dee. The music speaks for itself. nahright
It was illuminati on Fox last night. In the full episode above, Kanye returns as Kenny West and will.i.am, Nicki Minaj, ?uestlove and Bruno Mars plot their way to end his career. rap-up
?uestlove will soon add professor to his resume. The Roots drummer will
Rap’s Illuminati will soon invade The Cleveland Show. In next season’s episode titled, Menace II Secret Society, Kanye returns and is joined by Questlove, will.i.am, Bruno and Nicki, who will all portray themselves. Season premieres October 7 on Fox. Executive producer Rich Appel says: “Cleveland inadvertently breaks into it and then it’s how he will either bring them down or they’ll bring him down. We have a couple of original songs with Kanye and will and Bruno, I mean, all of them, […]
The Roots are back in the studio (as if they ever left), and are set to release their 14th album. Yesterday, drummer ?uestlove spilled the beans via Twitter and announced the title. Intoxicating choice. hhdx
Some would say, Jay Electronica’s album never coming out. And you know what, they’re probably right. But during ?uestlove’s interview on The Champs podcast, he said Jay-Z is in possession of Elect’s album and listens to it constantly. Only, well, the biggest problem is, that there isn’t any singles. heads up: flylib
Photo: Yvette Davilla Hot 97 kept their Black Fist Fridays guest DJ slot open with The Roots drummer on the turntables today. In honor of the late J. Dilla, he played an hour set of nothing but Dilla classics. Download here. Stream below. miss info Last Friday: Pete Rock Mix
Since Don Cornelius’ passing this morning, loads of rappers have expressed their condolences via Twitter and Facebook. But no other figure in hip-hop has a more personal connection than ?uestlove. On OKP, Mr. Thompson paid homage to Soul Train‘s conductor. Don Cornelius was my first non musical non celeb non blood related hero. its amazing timing that my arrival on earth and his greatest creative manifestation came within 9 months of each other. both symbolizing a new hope for urban […]
VEVO news pulls up a chair with Black Thought and ?uestlove as they reflect on their come-up days. After the jump, they speak on Karmin and working with DD Jackson. undun in stores now.