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Questlove Supreme podcast

Questlove Supreme

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.

 

#246

Robin Thede (Live At The 2022 Roots Picnic)

The creator and show-runner of A Black Lady Sketch Show discusses her all-Black writer's room, the rising star power of her costars, and who she wants next. As a matter of fact, Questlove helps her make a pitch to a certain Queen of Pop live on stage. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

22 Jun 2022

49 MINS

49:44

22 Jun 2022


#245

QLS Classic: Jerrod Carmichael

Comedian, actor and writer Jerrod Carmichael talks about how came into the L.A. comedy scene, his distaste for the audition process and shares some of the tricks he uses to make his work special. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

20 Jun 2022

1 HR 32 MINS

1:32:17

20 Jun 2022


#244

Rick Astley

Rick Astley tells Questlove Supreme about rekindling an appreciation for his biggest hit, "Never Gonna Give You Up." He also discusses leaving the industry for over a decade, saving money, and discovering the Rick-Roll from a friend. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

15 Jun 2022

1 HR 35 MINS

1:35:44

15 Jun 2022


#243

QLS Classic: Top Shelf 1988

The masterminds behind Top Shelf 1988 join Team Supreme to discuss the most transformative year in hip-hop history. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

13 Jun 2022

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:23

13 Jun 2022


#242

Wayne Shorter

Questlove Supreme interviews a true living legend of sound. Wayne Shorter tells Team Supreme about his time with Weather Report, The Jazz Messengers, and Miles Davis. Wayne also speaks about his earliest music memories and his draw to Buddhism. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

08 Jun 2022

53 MINS

53:47

08 Jun 2022


#241

QLS Classics: Tessa Thompson

Star of Sorry to Bother You and Creed holds court about falling into acting, social activism, potato salad, Philly cheesesteaks and goat love. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

06 Jun 2022

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:07

06 Jun 2022


#240

Steve Ferrone Pt. 2

For a special Questlove Supreme episode, Questlove interviews one of his heroes, Steve Ferrone. In part 2, Steve tells a great story about meeting Prince and recalls his time working with Average White Band, Duran Duran, Chaka Khan, Rick James, and Tom Petty. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

01 Jun 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:53

01 Jun 2022


#239

QLS Classic: Peanut Butter Wolf

Indie record label founder, Producer and DJ, Peanut Butter Wolf, talks growing up in the Bay Area and how Stones Throw Records became the authoritative underground hip hop label it is today. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

30 May 2022

1 HR 37 MINS

1:37:19

30 May 2022


#238

Steve Ferrone Pt. 1

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

25 May 2022

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:49

25 May 2022


#237

QLS Classic: Stokley

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 May 2022

1 HR 51 MINS

1:51:00

23 May 2022


#236

Joan Jett

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

18 May 2022

59 MINS

59:50

18 May 2022


#235

QLS Classic: Tom Silverman

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

16 May 2022

2 HR 55 MINS

2:55:02

16 May 2022


#234

Eric Roberson Pt. 2

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 May 2022

56 MINS

56:38

11 May 2022


#233

QLS Classic: DJ Quik

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

09 May 2022

1 HR 35 MINS

1:35:36

09 May 2022


#232

Eric Roberson Pt. 1

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

04 May 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:23

04 May 2022


#231

QLS Classic: Purple Roundtable

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

02 May 2022

2 HR 15 MINS

2:15:09

02 May 2022


#230

Elvis Costello Pt. 2

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

27 Apr 2022

1 HR 32 MINS

1:32:32

27 Apr 2022


#229

QLS Classic: 2016 Roots Picnic Pt. 2

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

25 Apr 2022

2 HR 35 MINS

2:35:25

25 Apr 2022


#228

Elvis Costello Pt.1

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

20 Apr 2022

2 HR 00 MINS

2:00:47

20 Apr 2022


#227

QLS Classic: Roots Picnic 2016 Pt. 1

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

18 Apr 2022

2 HR 33 MINS

2:33:13

18 Apr 2022


#226

Teedra Moses

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] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

13 Apr 2022

1 HR 47 MINS

1:47:57

13 Apr 2022


#225

QLS Classic: Joi

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] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 Apr 2022

1 HR 55 MINS

1:55:29

11 Apr 2022


#224

Daryl Hall

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] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

06 Apr 2022

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:20

06 Apr 2022


#223

QLS Classic: Michael Brauer

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] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

04 Apr 2022

1 HR 32 MINS

1:32:44

04 Apr 2022


#222

John Oates

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] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

30 Mar 2022

1 HR 46 MINS

1:46:19

30 Mar 2022


#221

QLS Classic: Kimbra

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] (https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

28 Mar 2022

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:29

28 Mar 2022