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.

 

#355

Narada Michael Walden Part 2

In Part 2 of his Questlove Supreme interview, the musician-turned-super-producer Narada Michael Walden examines the 1980s. He recalls making hits with songstresses like Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Angela Bofill, and Stacy Lattisaw. One can feel the passion, experimentation, and wise intensity of a 50-plus-year legend in the game. This interview is special. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

10 Apr 2024

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:26

10 Apr 2024


#354

QLS Classic: Pat Metheny

This week's Questlove Supreme guest is considered a total flex for this show. To quote our leader, "He is the only man who has won Grammys in 10 categories!!!" Pat Metheny is truly one of the most adventurous and creative talents in music, in any genre he chooses. Listen as Quest and Team Supreme dive into a life of limitless improvisation and wait until you hear where he thinks music should go next! 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

08 Apr 2024

1 HR 43 MINS

1:43:06

08 Apr 2024


#353

Narada Michael Walden Part 1

Narada Michael Walden has won "Producer Of The Year" at the Grammy Awards. Before he produced monster records for Aretha Franklin, George Michael, Whitney Houston, and others, he was a prolific drummer from Michigan with a dream. In Part 1 of his Questlove Supreme interview, Narada recalls his upbringing and influences. He details his experiences, ranging from seeing Stevie Wonder as a child and years hanging out with P-Funk's Eddie Hazel. Narada also describes his time as a member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra and working with some of the most revered Jazz legends while as a disciple of Sri Chinmoy. This is a rare audience with one of Questlove's greatest inspirations. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

03 Apr 2024

50 MINS

50:20

03 Apr 2024


#352

QLS Classic: Esperanza Spalding

Travel back to early 2020 when Esperanza Spalding stopped by the studio to talk about the evolution of her artistry, the charms of Portland, Oregon, and some deeper discussions about spirituality.   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

01 Apr 2024

45 MINS

45:10

01 Apr 2024


#351

Fatima Robinson

Fatima Robinson is a world-class dancer and choreographer who has pivoted to directing. You know Fatima's work, from Michael Jackson's "Remember The Time" to the Emmy-winning Dr. Dre-led Superbowl Halftime Show to Beyoncé's Renaissance Tour. In a Questlove Supreme conversation, Fatima gushes with passion for dance and hip-hop as she looks back at incredible work with Aaliyah, Michael, and Kendrick Lamar, to name a few. Fatima and Ahmir also reflect on collaborating on the two televised performances celebrating Hip Hop's 50th anniversary. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

27 Mar 2024

1 HR 26 MINS

1:26:51

27 Mar 2024


#350

QLS Classic: Sleater-Kinney

The guests on this 2020 episode of Questlove Supreme have been called one of the most important rock bands in the last 30 years, also being credited as pioneers in the Riot Grrrl movement. Listen to this QLS Classic as Sleater Kinney breakdown why hiatus is necessary and how this journey led them to a Path of Wellness.   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

25 Mar 2024

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:59

25 Mar 2024


#349

Ledisi

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Ledisi spends her new album's release day with Questlove Supreme. Ledisi reveals the challenges she has faced as a self-made DIY artist that works in multiple genres as well as stage and screen. However, after years on the grind, Good Life is a fitting title for the artist's newest project. Ledisi describes this album while recalling a journey of talent and tenacity. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

20 Mar 2024

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:59

20 Mar 2024


#348

QLS Classic: Norah Jones

Back in 2020, Questlove had a special one-on-one interview with Norah Jones. She has sold over 50 million albums and earned nine Grammys. In this special QLS, Questlove and Norah reflect on 20 years of their friendship, and her musical journey from a restaurant server to a Blue Note Records superstar for a new generation.   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

18 Mar 2024

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:18

18 Mar 2024


#347

Corinne Bailey Rae

This Questlove Supreme interview defies the typical order of things. Questlove and Team Supreme ask Corinne Bailey Rae about the inspiration, iconography, and real-life events that inspired her refreshing and recent Black Rainbows concept album. Then, the conversation heads backward through the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter's discography, dynamic musical journey, and Leeds upbringing.  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

13 Mar 2024

1 HR 30 MINS

1:30:36

13 Mar 2024


#346

QLS Classic: Terri Lyne Carrington

In honor of Women's History Month, travel back to a 2022 conversation with the legendary prodigy drummer and visionary Terri Lyne Carrington, as she shares her stories of being a confident child amongst the greats. She breaks down earning the respect of the architects of Jazz, working on the Arsenio Hall Show, and appearing in Beat Street.  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 Mar 2024

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:12

11 Mar 2024


#345

Brittany Howard

Brittany Howard sits down with Questlove Supreme to discuss her new album, What Now. Howard also reflects on her upbringing and the formative years of the Alabama Shakes and discusses making a new home in Nashville. The vocalist and guitarist also reflects on the influence of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Pink Floyd, and David Bowie. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

06 Mar 2024

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:31

06 Mar 2024


#344

QLS Classic: Anika Noni Rose

Celebrate Women's History Month at Questlove Supreme with 2021 conversation and a guest can literally do it all and does in the world of theater, TV and film. Think about it, Anika Noni Rose is an award winning actress who has played an array of characters who live in totally different worlds. From a Disney princess to crooked cop with enough edge to rival 50 Cent, she does it and we believe it. Whether she is singing her sentiments or speaking with a South African accent we feel her presence. But what is her story, where does such talent come from? Find out these answers 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 Mar 2024

1 HR 39 MINS

1:39:08

04 Mar 2024


#343

QLS Gives Frankie Beverly His Flowers

Frankie Beverly joins Questlove Supreme for a very special appearance. This rare in-studio conversation finds Team Supreme telling the Philadelphia native about his impact, significance, and ability to provoke joy through music as Frankie reflects on over 50 years of exceptional songs and showmanship. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

28 Feb 2024

37 MINS

37:47

28 Feb 2024


#342

QLS Classic: Jemele Hill Part 2

In celebrating Black History Month, listen back to part 2 of a 2020 interview with the game changing Jemele Hill. In part 2 we dive into some of Jemele's favorite things, from Detroit to MJ and why local politics matter, to her top 5 albums of all time — which has some familiar names. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Feb 2024

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:56

26 Feb 2024


#341

Ed Eckstine

Ed Eckstine is a name that has come up during multiple QLS interviews. Now he sits down to talk about not only growing up in a legendary household where icons regularly stopped by, but he shares 50 years of music industry history. Ed recalls working at Quincy Jones Productions before his time with Clive Davis at Arista working with Whitney Houston and Kenny G. Eckstine also talks about his years leading Polygram and Mercury, where he signed acts like Tony! Toni! Toné!, Vanessa Williams, and Brian McKnight. This is a joyful deep dive filled with anecdotes, intersections, laughter, and two hours of insider wisdom. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

21 Feb 2024

1 HR 55 MINS

1:55:42

21 Feb 2024