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Questlove Supreme

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Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Led by Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their legacy to life in their own words. Previous guests have included Usher, Michelle Obama, Chris Rock, Steve Miller, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al, Chaka Khan, Babyface and many more.

Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Led by Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their legacy to life in their own words. Previous guests have included Usher, Michelle Obama, Chris Rock, Steve Miller, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al, Chaka Khan, Babyface and many more.

Location:

United States

Description:

Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Led by Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their legacy to life in their own words. Previous guests have included Usher, Michelle Obama, Chris Rock, Steve Miller, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al, Chaka Khan, Babyface and many more.

Language:

English


Episodes

Steve Ferrone Pt. 1

5/25/2022
For a special Questlove Supreme episode, Questlove interviews one of his heroes, Steve Ferrone. In part 1, Steve talks about growing up in England, his drummer influences, and going from Bloodstone into Average White Band. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:13:45

QLS Classic: Stokley

5/23/2022
This week’s QLS classic aired May 15, 2018. Listen as Quest and Team Supreme sit down with singer, musician and percussionist Stokley. He speaks on how imitation helped him find his voice, his early days with Mint Condition and how everything changed once he signed with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:04:09

Joan Jett

5/18/2022
Joan Jett speaks to Questlove Supreme about her time with The Runaways, making hits with The Blackhearts, and her decision to create a new acoustic collection. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:27

QLS Classic: Tom Silverman

5/16/2022
Tom Silverman, founder of the Hip-Hop/Dance label Tommy Boy Records talks about his early days in radio, how Disco never actually died, and the all important fifth pillar of Hip-Hop: knowledge. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:56:48

Eric Roberson Pt. 2

5/11/2022
Part two of the Questlove Supreme solo session between Phonte and his friend and collaborator Eric Roberson. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter discusses balancing creativity with family and the making of one of his newest songs, "Lessons." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:41

QLS Classic: DJ Quik

5/9/2022
The master of blending reggae, funk, and soul, prolific songwriter, producer, and rapper, DJ Quik's 20-plus year spanning career has been anything but ordinary. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:43:40

Eric Roberson Pt. 1

5/4/2022
Team Supreme’s Phonte interviews his Tigallero collaborator Eric Roberson in the latest QLS solo session. In the first of a two-part episode, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter discusses trading major labels for independence and lessons he learned from his father and El Debarge. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:09:06

QLS Classic: Purple Roundtable

5/2/2022
Team Supreme sits down with Prince biographer, Duane Tudahl, and a roundtable of Prince's associates to share stories about the legendary artist. Recorded at Sunset Sound, one of the studios to capture Prince's 'Purple Rain.' See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:28:14

Elvis Costello Pt. 2

4/27/2022
Team Supreme’s Suga Steve concludes his far-ranging interview with Elvis Costello in part 2 of this Solo Session. This show was recorded at legendary Electric Lady Studio A and finds Suga and Elvis continuing to explore all aspects of Elvis’ career and how it relates to his work with the Roots and his place in music history. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:44:30

QLS Classic: 2016 Roots Picnic Pt. 2

4/25/2022
Recorded from the 2016 Roots Picnic in NYC: Part II features appearances from Jungle Brothers, Emily Wells, Yuna, Daniel "Bambaata" Marley, Freeway, and E.Z.Mo Breezy from Grits & Biscuits. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:51:08

Elvis Costello Pt.1

4/20/2022
Team Supreme’s Suga Steve, a lifelong Elvis Costello fan, sits and talks with Elvis in Electric Lady Studio A, to be aired as two episodes. Spurred on by a clearly amused Questlove, this is the deepest dive possible into The Roots’ and Elvis’ Wise Up Ghost album and the 50-year career of an enduring music superstar. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:12:57

QLS Classic: Roots Picnic 2016 Pt. 1

4/18/2022
Recorded from the 2016 Roots Picnic in NYC: Part I features appearances from X-Ambassadors, Stretch and Bobbito, and Lady Leshurr. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:49:17

Teedra Moses

4/13/2022
This episode is all about your favorite singer’s favorite singer! Teedra Moses has consistently redefined what it means to be an R&B artist since she the debut of Complex Simplicity. Listen as she opens up about the real-life inspiration to her songs, J Dilla’s influence, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:49:24

QLS Classic: Joi

4/11/2022
Singer, songwriter and producer Joi talks about how her debut album changed the direction of Madonna's Bedtime Stories, working with Fishbone, her spot in the Dungeon Family tree and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:56:55

Daryl Hall

4/6/2022
Part two of this special Questlove Supreme continues with Daryl Hall. Daryl discusses his formative music years in Philadelphia, the stories behind his hits alongside John Oates, and why he is taking time to emphasize his important solo catalog. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:34:24

QLS Classic: Michael Brauer

4/4/2022
Grammy winning mix engineer Michael Brauer talks about the art of engineering, his studio secrets and what it was like working with artists such as Coldplay, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Grace Jones and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:42:04

John Oates

3/30/2022
In the first of a special two-part episode of Questlove Supreme, John Oates details his hand and history as one-half of music's best-selling duo. John discusses the evolution of Hall & Oates, being next-door neighbors with Hunter S. Thompson, and which classic song began as a Reggae jam. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:58:54

QLS Classic: Kimbra

3/28/2022
Recording artist Kimbra talks about what it's like being a New Zealander, the rural wildlife of Silver Lake, California and how she makes records. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:16:49

Monica Lynch Pt. 2

3/23/2022
Women's History Month at Questlove Supreme continues with part two of the Monica Lynch episode. The former A&R-turned-president of Tommy Boy Records shares vivid memories surrounding Naughty By Nature, Club Nouveau, Queen Latifah, and RuPaul. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:46:58

QLS Classic: Gilles Peterson

3/21/2022
Pioneering DJ and record label owner Gilles Peterson talks about the politics of early pirate radio, how he broke artists like Jamiroquai, Brand New Heavies and even The Roots, and his passion for helping the right music find the right audience. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:05:59