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  1. purrfect!
    Questlove to Direct A Family of French CatsHis newest directing trick? A laser point and some treats.
  2. grammys 2023
    Will Smith Was Too Busy Shooting Bad Boys 4 to Do the Grammys Hip-Hop TributeSaving the Grammys and Questlove from an awkward post-Slap meeting.
  3. tributes
    Michelle Pfeiffer, Ice Cube, Weird Al, and More Remember CoolioMartin Lawrence, Ice Cube, and Questlove all send their love.
  4. summer of soul
    Questlove Put the Soul Back in Summer, Inspiring New Harlem Festival of CultureModeled after the Harlem Cultural Festival, the subject of his Oscar-winning documentary.
  5. celebrity sightings
    The Grammys Were Just a Lady Gaga Meet and GreetAnd BTS’s Kim Taehyung secured the highest honor: a kiss.
  6. grammys 2022
    Grammys 2022: How Many Slap Jokes Did We Get?The Slap content started before the award show.
  7. last night on late night
    Questlove Was in a Meditative State During the SlapWhen he accepted his Oscar moments later, he “really wasn’t aware” of what had happened.
  8. your musicianship is a wonderland
    John Mayer Concertgoer Questlove Filled in on Drums With ‘an Hour’s Notice’“Welp. I thought I was hangin with the crew tonight.”
  9. you ever been to poughkeepsie?
    12 Directors on Their Favorite New York City Movies“That’s an element of New York: You can look into a window and see a totally different world, and you’re so separated from it.”
  10. essay
    I Don’t See an End to ThisDaBaby’s vile remarks about gay sex and AIDS mixed with the furor over Lil Nas X’s “Industry Baby” have made for the eye of a perfect shitstorm.
  11. obits
    John ‘Ecstasy’ Fletcher of Whodini Is Dead at 56Questlove memorialized the co-founder of the early Brooklyn hip-hop group.
  12. movie review
    Soul Is Pixar at Its Most Unpredictably WeirdAnd while the movie doesn’t always work, that part is kind of nice.
  13. yeet
    Questlove Stage-Slapped Timmy Chalamet and Pete Davidson on SNLLil Timmy Tim has met his match.
  14. last night on late night
    Watch Jimmy Fallon Crash Astronomy Club’s Juneteenth Zoom BBQHe got the link from a BTS Army Facebook group.
  15. food tv
    You’re Invited to Questlove’s Potluck, But Sadly You Have to Eat Your Own FoodFeast your prying eyes on the home kitchens of Hannibal Buress, Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Scott, Patti LaBelle, and more.
  16. Questlove Is Made Ready for What’s NextThe story of Questlove goes far beyond his roots.
  17. pixar
    Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Daveed Diggs, and Phylicia Rashad Flesh Out Pixar’s SoulTrent Reznor and Atticus Ross will reportedly compose the film’s score.
  18. musicals
    Soul Train Musical Hoping to Pull Into Broadway in 2021With executive producer Questlove at the throttle.
  19. tv
    Only Two Musicians Interviewed in Surviving R. KellyWho did and did not speak out is drawing as much attention as the content of the documentary.
  20. aretha franklin
    Ariana Grande and the Roots Pay Tribute to Aretha FranklinThe singer took time on the eve of her album release to perform “Natural Woman” in honor of the late singer.
  21. one grand books
    Questlove’s 10 Favorite BooksPrince, Patton Oswalt, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and more.
  22. behind the musical
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Watched Hamilton in DisguiseIf you think you saw Lin-Manuel Miranda in disguise, for the love of God, let us know.
  23. Questlove Joins Jimmy Fallon in the First 2017 Golden Globes PromoJimmy Fallon is set to host next year’s Golden Globes, and over the holiday break NBC released the first promo featuring Fallon and his Tonight […]
  24. the jukebox
    Questlove to Make Pandora Cool Again by Hosting a Weekly ShowSorry, SiriusXM.
  25. tv
    Questlove Called Out Bill O’Reilly for Insensitive Remarks About Slavery“Slavery was unjust. Slavery was a nightmare.”
  26. this! is! jeopardy!
    Jeopardy! Features Prince, A$AP Rocky, Questlove in QuestionsC’mon, can Quest remix the theme song?
  27. prince
    Questlove on Prince: At Heart, He Was More Hip-Hop Than AnyoneHighlights from the drummer’s new Rolling Stone piece, including thoughts on genius, motivation, and influence.
  28. On the Dance Floor of Questlove’s Prince-Inspired DJ SetFinding Nemo played on the screens.
  29. music
    Questlove’s Weeklong Master Class on the Gospel of Prince“When Prince’s 1999 came out, it touched off a saga that lasted half a decade.”
  30. bitchassness
    Questlove, the Roots Pull Out of Bowie Gigs Because of a “#Bitchassness” outbreak.
  31. tributes
    Kendrick Lamar, Questlove, ATCQ Honor Phife DawgA Tribe Called Quest released a statement Wednesday night.
  32. finding the right prince song for every occasion
    Hear Questlove Narrate His Painful Prince MemoryHappy Birthday, Quest!
  33. eff that fish
    Prince Once Fired Questlove As a DJ and Played Finding Nemo InsteadAs Prince does.
  34. vulture lists
    20 Musicians on Their Favorite Rock-and-Roll MemoirsMichael Stipe, Shirley Manson, and Sara Bareilles all said Patti Smith’s Just Kids.
  35. awards season
    The Best 2015 Oscars After-party PhotosFeaturing Emma Stone, Beyoncé, Jared Leto, and more!
  36. party lines
    Questlove’s New Favorite Drummer? Blue Ivy!Yes, that Blue Ivy.
  37. last night on late night
    Ariana, 1D, Sam Smith Do ‘We Are the Champions’A capella!
  38. D’Angelo’s Black Messiah Is a Sly, Bold ComebackYes, it was worth the wait. But it’s worth more than that, too.
  39. last night on late night
    Watch Jennifer Garner and John Mulaney Play Catchphrase With Questlove and Jimmy Fallon.
  40. So, Just How Gangster Is the Cast of Boardwalk Empire?Depends on your definition of “gangster.”
  41. 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.”
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. how hip-hop failed america
    Questlove on When Black Loses Its CoolThe third in a weekly series of six essays.
  46. 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.
  47. guest essay
    When the People Cheer: How Hip-Hop Failed Black AmericaThe first in a weekly series of six essays.
  48. party chat
    Questlove Says David Letterman Made New York Cool“He laid a mighty foundation down.”
  49. guest stars
    Watch Alec Baldwin and Questlove on Last Night’s Law & Order: SVUBaldwin plays an unethical journalist. Questlove plays a dead body.
  50. ask us weekly and you shall receive
    Questlove Will Die on an Episode of Law & Order: SVUIt’s his dream come true.
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