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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.

 

#284

Adam Blackstone

Adam Blackstone is an award-winning musician and musical director who has worked with JAY-Z, Dr. Dre, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Jill Scott, and countless others. Fresh off of an Emmy win, Adam sits down with QLS to revisit his journey from New Jersey to Philadelphia to some of the world's biggest stages. He discusses Questlove's impact on his career, working this year's Oscars, and his new star-studded album, Legacy. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 hrs Ago

1 HR 38 MINS

1:38:09

23 hrs Ago


#283

QLS Classic: Bobby Brown

From his early days with New Edition to recording countless hits as a soloist, Bobby Brown talks about life as a musical legend. 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 Nov 2022

1 HR 34 MINS

1:34:21

28 Nov 2022


#282

DJ Drama Part 2

In part 2 of DJ Drama's Questlove Supreme interview, the Grammy Award-winning DJ and executive opens up about the 2007 FBI Raid that was intended to end his mixtape operation. Instead, Drama adapted. He speaks about building Generation Now and ushering Lil Uzi Vert and Jack Harlow to stardom. Drama also tells Questlove how much The Roots have meant to his journey. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 Nov 2022

58 MINS

58:09

23 Nov 2022


#281

QLS Classic: Darius Rucker

Singer-Songwriter Darius Rucker talks about Hootie & the Blowfish, going from playing frat parties with Dave Matthews to The Grand Ole Opry as a solo artist and the obstacles he faced along the way. 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

21 Nov 2022

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:52

21 Nov 2022


#280

DJ Drama Pt. 1

DJ Drama meets up with Questlove Supreme in Atlanta to revisit his Philly roots. The Gangsta Grillz creator recalls growing up in Philly, making pivotal Hip-Hop mixtapes as a B-Boy, and taking his talents to Atlanta to pursue a dream and an education. In Part 1, he reveals how that journey led him to Lil Jon, T.I., and Jeezy. This was taped on location in T.I.'s Super Sound Studios. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

16 Nov 2022

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:30

16 Nov 2022


#279

QLS Classic: Alan Leeds (Part 3 of 3)

We conclude our interview with Alan Leeds by talking about his one of his biggest clients, Prince, and Alan reflects on his time on the road working with Chris Rock and D’Angelo. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

14 Nov 2022

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:16

14 Nov 2022


#278

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen joins Questlove Supreme to talk about covering classic Soul and R&B songs for his new album, Only The Strong Survive. The Boss also discusses his approach to creativity, album-making, and putting on one of the best live shows in all of music.  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

09 Nov 2022

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:45

09 Nov 2022


#277

QLS Classic: Alan Leeds (Part 2)

The former tour manager for James Brown, Prince, KISS, D’Angelo, Maxwell and more returns to QLS for an all new interview about working the Chitlin Circuit with James Brown and the inner workings of the James Brown Revue stage show. 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

07 Nov 2022

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:03

07 Nov 2022


#276

Millie & Keisha Jackson Pt. 2

In part 2 of Questlove Supreme's Atlanta interview with Millie Jackson and Keisha Jackson, the mother and daughter powerhouse speak about their relationship and careers. Keisha discusses her solo catalog, performing with OutKast, recording with Da Brat, and her Yacht Rock Revue project. Millie explains tapping into her Country side, on her own terms. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

02 Nov 2022

39 MINS

39:24

02 Nov 2022


#275

QLS Classic: Alan Leeds (Part 1)

Music executive, producer and award-winning writer Alan Leeds talks about his life and what it was like managing tours for artists like James Brown, Prince, KISS and Chris Rock. 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

31 Oct 2022

2 HR 44 MINS

2:44:54

31 Oct 2022


#274

Millie & Keisha Jackson Pt. 1

Singer Millie Jackson is joined by her daughter and fellow songstress Keisha Jackson for an Atlanta taping of Questlove Supreme. In Part One, Millie Jackson speaks about writing and producing provocative and popular songs that were decades ahead of their time. Millie recalls checking Aretha Franklin, performing her Grammy-nominated hit, and making a profound song that confused and upset Gospel audiences. She sings too. Just like Millie Jackson, this QLS is bold, raw, and honest. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Oct 2022

50 MINS

50:32

26 Oct 2022


#273

QLS Classic: Robin Thede

Writer, comedian and late-night host Robin Thede talks about her life in front of and behind the camera, how Wyatt Cenac owes his puppetry skills to her and everything you need to know about her show: The Rundown. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

24 Oct 2022

1 HR 34 MINS

1:34:21

24 Oct 2022


#272

Stacey Abrams

While campaigning to become the first Black woman governor in United States history, Stacey Abrams linked up with Questlove Supreme in Atlanta, Georgia, for a live QLS taping. Stacey tells Team Supreme what is at stake with this crucial election and why voting early is imperative. Stacey recalls her early days of activism and bringing light to important issues. She also discusses her favorite TV shows and music and how she has overcome challenges with public speaking. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

19 Oct 2022

37 MINS

37:11

19 Oct 2022


#271

QLS Classic: Bob Power

Legendary producer, mixer and engineer Bob Power talks about what it was like to make some of the most iconic hip hop albums of our time. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

17 Oct 2022

1 HR 56 MINS

1:56:13

17 Oct 2022


#270

DJ Clark Kent

DJ Clark Kent joins Questlove Supreme to discuss performing with Dana Dane, his incredible work with JAY-Z and Biggie Smalls, and signing Das EFX. The esteemed veteran also speaks about his fantastic sneaker collection and turning his passion into meaningful brand partnerships. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

12 Oct 2022

2 HR 19 MINS

2:19:55

12 Oct 2022


#269

QLS Classic: Shep Gordon

Artist manager Shep Gordon shares behind-the-scenes stories about Alice Cooper, Teddy Pendergrass, Luther Vandross and more. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

10 Oct 2022

1 HR 56 MINS

1:56:27

10 Oct 2022


#268

Ramon Hervey II

Ramon Hervey II is a manager, publicist, and trusted confident to heavyweights like Richard Pryor, Bette Midler, Little Richard, Quincy Jones, Don Cornelius, the Bee Gees, Herb Alpert, Andrae Crouch, Vanessa Williams, Rick James, Paul McCartney, Luther Vandross, Peter Frampton, James Caan, Aaliyah and more. He joins Questlove Supreme to talk about his experiences in the entertainment industry, and discuss his new book, The Fame Game. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

05 Oct 2022

1 HR 59 MINS

1:59:41

05 Oct 2022


#267

QLS Classic: Philip Bailey

Seven-time Grammy award-winning musician Philip Bailey discusses his journey from Denver’s jazz clubs to playing with Earth, Wind & Fire to the Songwriter Hall of Fame. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

03 Oct 2022

2 HR 16 MINS

2:16:26

03 Oct 2022


#266

Steve Rifkind Pt. 2

In Part 2 of the QLS interview, Steve Rifkind tells Team Supreme about giving Mobb Deep a second chance, discovering Akon, and how he has returned to the music business with the same passion. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

28 Sep 2022

55 MINS

55:58

28 Sep 2022


#265

QLS Classic: Steve Miller

Hall of Fame guitarist, singer and songwriter Steve Miller talks about the early lessons he learned from Les Paul and T Bone Walker, sitting in on an impromptu recording session with The Beatles and performing with greats like Chuck Berry, Sly Stone and more. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Sep 2022

2 HR 39 MINS

2:39:31

26 Sep 2022


#264

Steve Rifkind Pt. 1

LOUD Records founder Steve Rifkind sits down with Questlove Supreme. He speaks about growing up in the music industry, being around James Brown and Frankie Crocker, plus his time managing New Edition. In Part 1, the veteran record executive also discusses signing Wu-Tang Clan, Twista, and Tha Alkaholiks, as well as his complex relationship with Tupac Shakur See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

21 Sep 2022

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:04

21 Sep 2022


#263

QLS Classic: Ronan Farrow

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Ronan Farrow speaks with Questlove Supreme about his book War On Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence. He also touches on growing up in a diverse family and his passion for bringing the truth to the light. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

19 Sep 2022

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:33

19 Sep 2022


#262

QLS Classic: John Oliver

English comedian, producer and late-night host John Oliver talks about the craft of being funny, the rigors of timely political commentary, what he's thinking about when he brushes his teeth and that time he pissed off a Chechen warlord  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

12 Sep 2022

1 HR 48 MINS

1:48:33

12 Sep 2022


#261

A Quick Note from QLS

Hey QLS fam. We are taking two weeks to self-care and record some new Questlove Supreme interviews. Stay tuned for our return on September 21. We will continue re-releasing QLS Classics in the meantime, and make sure you check out our vast archives. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

07 Sep 2022

00 MINS

00:44

07 Sep 2022