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  1. one grand books
    Questlove’s 10 Favorite BooksPrince, Patton Oswalt, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and more.
  2. obits
    Questlove: On the Passing of Richard Nichols, the First Voice in My Book“He couldn’t stay out of the fray. He was the fray.”
  3. how hip-hop failed america
    Questlove: Does Black Culture Need to Care About What Happens to Hip-Hop?Questlove closes out his six-week-long series.
  4. how hip-hop failed america
    Questlove Answers Questions About Hip-Hop SeriesSome have cropped up on Twitter. Some have surfaced in person, and at least one was shouted from across the street.
  5. how hip-hop failed america
    Questlove: How Hip-Hop Has Become the New DiscoWhat began as a music animated mainly by a spirit of innovation now has factory specifications.
  6. how hip-hop failed america
    Questlove on When Black Loses Its CoolThe third in a weekly series of six essays.
  7. how hip-hop failed america
    Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: How Hip-Hop Failed Black America, Part IIThe second in a weekly series of six essays.
  8. guest essay
    When the People Cheer: How Hip-Hop Failed Black AmericaThe first in a weekly series of six essays.
  9. influences
    Questlove: My Youth in 27 RecordsThe Roots drummer and Jimmy Fallon’s bandleader on the albums that defined him.
  10. addendums
    Questlove’s Summer Party Playlist, ExplainedQuestlove called us out for not attaching his commentary to our summer playlist. Well, here you go, sir.