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Questlove Gomez  The Louis Tully of Music Trivia also the guy Pepa WASN’T talkin to at the top of “Shoop”

Wowsers. @shyun__lee is kinda nailing the #gospelquartet harmonies. Giving new meaning to #seoul #koreangospel

Awesome 2 hour convo w @LennyKravitz talking music and thangs. s/o to @grammymuseum at @njpac for making a dude feel at home. Also props to @candytman One of the few photographers I put blind trust in.

A Special #21stDayOfSeptember edition of #QuestloveSupreme: so take @TaylorSwift & @EarthWindAndFire & @HerbieHancockofficial & @OfficialJDilla & @MsPattiLabelle & @anitapointerofficial & her #PointerSisters & #EddieMurphy & the cast of #Friends & maybe or maybe not #PeeWeesPlayhouse w all of its #KitschArt and put em in a blender...what’s the common denominator? The Always Entertaining Must Hear Songwriting Hall Of Fame Legend @AlleeWillis —-I swear you ain’t NEVER heard a story like this @qls

That time when my bro @kevinlove stopped by the studio to make the future classic “It’s Kind of Minty”. (I dig it! we on to something!) Check his collab w/ @bananarepublicmens. #BRxKevinLove #BRPartnership

Huh?!

To be continued (courtesy of @questlovesfood)

#SoulTrain the hippest trip in America. 60 non stop minutes into the exciting world of soul #withgueststars a special tribute to the late #MinnieRipperton (yes #MayaRudolph’s ma) and the soul train dancers. September 15th 1979 ep 303. the first episode of the 9th season —also in this ep #WinteyPhipps & #StevieWonder #choppedNscrewed.

Questlove Podcast Alert! The always opinionated always hilarious #MichaelChe (follow @CheThinks) comes to @QLS to discuss comedy & timing & hosting the #Emmys, standup vs sketch comedy, the university of #30rock (guess that means I’m at 30 Rock Community College couple floors down?) Che is the first African American head writer of @nbcsnl & the first #WeekendUpdate anchor chair of color & also going way down in the DMs. A highly entertaining #QuestloveSupreme only on @Pandora!

the level of catastrophic didn’t hit me the morning of Sept 11th when I woke up. My palm phone was vibrating something crazy and I saw 13 missed calls from my mom. That’s never a good sign. Already bracing the worst (my dad must be dead) I’ll admit I had to psych myself out with intense silence (weird I was meditating before I knew what it was) for about 40 mins before I had the nerve to turn the phone back on and brace the news. Gander at the phone and I see like 40+ “you guys ok!!?” messages from all these unconnected strangers. I think it was almost 10am. I fell asleep watching Swordfish on pay per view so the 30 sec running jingle (today it’s that friggin “EXTRA! EXTRA!” song every 15 secs 🙄) was on loop forever in my dreams. I had no clue what was happening. I called mom. She explained, and then I turned on tv. Kinda hard to gage the feeling of what it was I was seeing, was it a real time Armageddon occurring? Was this like a tragic forrest fire some californians think to themselves won’t effect their workday? I tried calling my party in the hotel and no one was answering. I decided to call front desk and it was the most chaotic tunnel of noise I ever heard. it was like answering the phone at a football game. They assured me this was a serious tragedy (I can hear people desperately yelling for things offline) so in my mind it was “YOU ARE TRAPPED IN NYC!!!!” so I threw clothes on in 90 secs, pushed elevator and after 3 mins I ran downstairs (I was on 4th floor I think) Yup. Chaos in lobby. I spotted some Roots management/staff/band.....with....luggage!!? wait what’s going on? is this “that tragic”? ME: wait....wait y’all leavin? There’s no show tonight?
THEM: ???!! (think “are you serious”??! mixed w “n%**a what!!?)
ME: well no one called— to....say...pack bags...where y’all goin!!?
THEM: TRAIN STATION DUDE!!!
ME: (completely baffled)
THEM: dog we gettin the f#^* outta New York!!!!!! @tinafarristours: wait....where were YOU headed?! me: Virgin....Megastore? 🤷🏾‍♂️......hey wait...wait.... Them: 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 (they was gone)

never occurred to run for the hills, i just thought with the New York City about to shut down, I should cop #TheBlueprint?

Welp, it was nice having the #TFA hashtag before its new meaning came along 😑 #HeGottaGo.

#SoulTrain the hippest trip in America #withgueststars #TheJBs #LynCollins #SlySlickAndWicked #andTheSoulTrainDancers 3rd episode of season 3. ep.70 September 8th 1973 (rarely seen episode not to be mistaken for the #JamesBrown ep 49 of season 2—also not many people know SS&W’s “Sho ‘Nuff” (a JB associated production) is the inspiration behind Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie”

For our ONE HUNDREDTH @QLS episode we go there with #TheCommisoner @SteveStoute we go there: our feelings on #ItWasWritten, the feeling behind real hip hop’s funeral (aka #95SourceAwards), starting in hip hop #RollinWitKidNPlay, hooking up w/ #Martin, the #HateMeNow scenario, bringing hip hop to the boardroom, taking chances w @WillSmith, seeing everyone cake off hip hop EXCEPT hip hoppers, #TheFirm situation , from #BudwiserSuperfest to #MadeInAmerica, from @columbiarecords to @interscope all the way to his new venture #UnitedMasters.....and the color blue too! Very informative ep y’all! (ps i really wanna thank you guys for tuning in —-and also my #QuestloveSupreme fam too—-much appreciation for riding w us)

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