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Questlove Talks About Forthcoming Memoir, 'Mo Meta Blues'

03/14/2013 01:47 pm ET

In between balancing his nightly gig on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and studio sessions, Questlove has been pretty busy fine tuning his literary debut, Mo Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove.

Due in stores on June 18, the memoir -- whose title is a play off of Spike Lee’s 1990 film “Mo’ Better Blues” -- is set to give readers insight on the drummer’s humble beginnings in West Philadelphia to his experiences as a professional musician.

"I’m a guy that is constantly, constantly writing and writing and writing -- I’d be doing chapters on my own Twitter page," he recently told Billboard about the book’s concept. "I didn’t want it to be an autobiography and I didn’t want it to be my mixtape of music or a music guide… just a little bit of everything."

He later elaborated on the title stating; "I was trying to do a play on Spike Lee's 'Mo’ Better Blues,' a film of which kind of inspired the 'Things Fall Apart' album, because of the debate of the state of music and my guess of support or lack thereof for the disposable-ness of the music."

In addition to the book, Questlove is also working on D’Angelo’s much anticipated forthcoming album and has released a special edition 4-piece custom drum kit with Ludwig Drum Company.

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