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Questlove’s Nerdy Valentine to Soul Train

It makes complete sense that Questlove would want to write a book about Soul Train. How the Roots drummer and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon […]

Questlove as the Fox with Ylvis on Jimmy Fallon
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WATCH: Questlove Answers the Musical Question “What Does the Fox Say?”

In case the runaway viral smash “The Fox” by Norway’s Ylvis slipped under your radar until right now, or if you’ve always wondered “just what does […]

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Miley + the Roots = The Brady Bunch

From the ongoing treasure trove of musical Jimmy Fallon videos: A–dare we say–stripped down appearance from Miley Cyrus.

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Questlove Releasing Book About Soul Train

Just months after releasing critically well-received Mo’ Beta Blues, Questo of the Roots has a new jawn out. Soul Train: The Music, Dance, and Style […]

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Questlove Teams Up With…Bloomberg?

Not-so-dearly-departing mayor Mike Bloomberg unveiled something called the “Made in NY Media Center,” which will be housed in Brooklyn. It’s sort of hard to figure […]

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Questlove and Elvis Costello Talk About Their New Album

The Roots’ new album with Elvis Costello is finally out, and Questlove is doing interviews for the album with Costello. Billboard reports: Their musical relationship […]

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Today in Weird: Questlove, With a Dancing Colin Powell, at Ron Perelman’s Mansion

In a recurring feature we’ll call “Questlove Takes Pictures of People” we give you this Instadaguerrotype for the ages. Live, from Philly man Ron Perelman‘s […]

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2 Weeks Ago, Questlove Was Stopped By NYC Police for No Reason

In light of the landmark decision ruling New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy unconstitutional, Questlove spoke to Democracy Now about his own experience with the policy, in […]

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WATCH: The Roots Play With Blues Brother Dan Akroyd

another @LateNightJimmy classic walkon http://t.co/oCSrp0uUVM — Questlove Jenkins (@questlove) July 31, 2013

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Questlove Is Angry About the George Zimmerman Verdict

Questlove has written a long essay—first on Facebook, now posted at New York Magazine’s website—detailing his anger and reaction to George Zimmerman’s acquittal for shooting […]

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WATCH: Questlove’s Interview on The Daily Show

In the meantime, it’s fair to say New York Times book reviewer Dwight Garner enjoyed Questlove’s new memoir,  Mo’ Metta Blues. Garner writes: Mr. Thompson […]

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Questlove Explains His Origins to Tween Journalist

Proving that sometimes all it takes to get an interview is to ask, Questlove appears—in the middle of getting his hair braided apparently—on the YouTube […]


Questlove and Starr Set to Open Hybird

Philadelphia music icon Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson announced that Hybird, his and Stephen Starr’s new restaurant, will be opening this Saturday, May 18, in New York […]

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Questlove Is Very Unhappy ABC Canceled Happy Endings

Questlove is rightly celebrated for having extremely broad tastes—the fact that he’s not a snob about music, say, is what has made The Roots‘ run […]

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Questlove’s “Strange Craving To Ride SEPTA”

Questlove has a free-flowing interview in the newest edition of Esquire magazine that contains some interesting nuggets. (He remembers the day of the MOVE bombing […]