Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson — NYU professor, heartbeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and music historian reporting from the trenches — is publishing a memoir. Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove will break down the Roots bandleader's upbringing in 1970s Philadelphia, "pivotal moments in black music and pop culture," and encounters with "some of the lates, the greats, the fakes and the true originals of the music world," including Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, KISS, and hopefully Bill Cosby that one time on Late Night. The memoir is due June 18 from Grand Central Publishing, the same imprint responsible for books by Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert, Ellen DeGeneres, and, soon, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. Now go look at the full Mo' Meta Blues jacket cover. So good.
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