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Entries by Questlove

'That Doesn't Mean It Doesn't Sting Any Less'

(403) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 7:01 PM

Well... most of you read the book so that means you're familiar with Rich by now. I just landed in the States and he was my first call. I was listening to MSNBC on the radio, so this is the first time I'm getting real-time reaction/news from an American source...

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What Is Soul?: Hamhocks, Cornflakes & Divas

(66) Comments | Posted December 19, 2011 | 10:03 AM

What is Soul?

That's a big question that The Roots asked ourselves a lot while we were working with lots of other music lovers on VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul -- a show you can and should see tonight for yourselves at 9PM/8 C on VH1.

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'undun': The Story Of A Gifted Black Youth Unravels

(70) Comments | Posted November 21, 2011 | 12:25 PM

Unwritten and unraveled the deadman's pedantic...
--Black Thought, "Make My" from

We've known many kids over the years just like Redford Stephens, the semi-fictional protagonist whose brief life (1974-1999) informs the narrative underpinning of our new album, undun. Redford is the prototypical urban kid -- young, gifted, black,...

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