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.

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Rick Rubin
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He has coined himself the great "Reducer". However, his imprint on hip hop can not be reduced. Rick Rubin established one of the greatest record labels of all time, which we know as Def Jam and has been going ever since. His sound has been requested by the greats of our time. From the LL Cool J, Red Hot Chilli Peppers to Kanye West and the Dixie Chicks to Mick Jagger and more. Rick Rubin is the guru of sound. He is also one of Questlove Supreme's most awaited and anticipated interviews. Yes, class is back in session so take a seat! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 08, 2020
QLS Classic: Babyface (Part 2)
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Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Babyface talks about his early life, the importance of translating his heartbreaks into music and what it was like working with artists like Whitney Houston, Boyz II Men, Toni Braxton and so many more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 06, 2020
Ceelo Green (Part 2)
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This week one of our most anticipated guests, 5 time Grammy winner and Hip Hop icon Ceelo Green stops by Questlove Supreme. While his mission is to introduce his new project, “Ceelo Green Is… Thomas Callaway” (his first release in over 10 years), listen as Quest and Team Supreme dive into the world of Ceelo like no other as they talk, finding his voice, transitioning into a world of other with Gnarls Barkley, a great comeback and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 01, 2020
QLS Classic: Babyface (Part 1)
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Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Babyface talks about his early life, the importance of translating his heartbreaks into music and what it was like working with artists like Whitney Houston, Boyz II Men, Toni Braxton and so many more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 29, 2020
Ceelo Green (Part 1)
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As we continue to celebrate Black Music Month, this week one of our most anticipated guests, 5 time Grammy winner and Hip Hop icon Ceelo Green stops by Questlove Supreme. While his mission is to introduce his new project, "Ceelo Green Is… Thomas Callaway” (his first release in over 10 years), listen as Quest and Team Supreme dive into the world of Ceelo like no other as they talk, finding his voice, transitioning into a world of other with Gnarls Barkley, a great comeback and so much more.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 24, 2020
QLS Classic: Patrice Rushen
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Composer, producer, and music director, Patrice Rushen joins Team Supreme to discuss her life as one of the music industry’s most versatile artists. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 22, 2020
Jill Scott (Part 2)
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One of Questlove and Team Supreme's most anticipated interviews, Jill Scott, is finally here! Her relationship with The Roots introduced her to the world through a Grammy award winning song called, “You Got Me”. Hear the story of how a talented girl from North Philly joined forces with some of Philly’s finest to stake her claim in this world of soul music and take it far beyond expectations into the lands of television and film. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 17, 2020
QLS Classic: The Pointer Sisters
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The Pointer Sisters tell Team Supreme how they went from singing backup in San Francisco to signing with Atlantic Records. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 15, 2020
Jill Scott (Part 1)
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One of Questlove and Team Supreme's most anticipated interviews, Jill Scott, is finally here! Her relationship with The Roots introduced her to the world through a Grammy award winning song called, “You Got Me”. Hear the story of how a talented girl from North Philly joined forces with some of Philly’s finest to stake her claim in this world of soul music and take it far beyond expectations into the lands of television and film. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 10, 2020
QLS Classic: The Revolution
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Recorded from Minneapolis: A special visit with Prince's band, The Revolution, where they talk about Prince's early days, his life and the truth behind the legend. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 08, 2020
Kenny Gamble
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This week on Questlove Supreme, a living legend joins the show. Kenny Gamble is considered one of the greatest composers, producers and music businessmen of all time. The confounder of Black Music Month, he and his partner Leon Huff literally crafted The Sound Of Philadelphia. So get ready to join him along with Questlove and Team Supreme. Class is now in session! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 03, 2020
QLS Classic: Dyana Williams
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Godmother of Black music, Dyana Williams, talks growing up in the Bronx, getting her start in radio as Ebony Moonbeams and coaching artists like Kanye, Lil' Kim and Dave Matthews Band. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 01, 2020
Norah Jones
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Check out this week’s episode of Questlove Supreme. Norah Jones has sold over 50 million albums and earned 9 Grammys.  In this special episode, Quests sits down with Norah to talk celebrating almost 20 years since her debut and almost 20 years of their friendship. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 27, 2020
QLS Classic: Lenny Kravitz (Part 2)
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In part two of two, Lenny breaks down the hits, the deep cuts, his creative forays and that long-awaited funk album. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 25, 2020
Fat Joe
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Take a ride with Questlove and Team Supreme as they dive into the life of Joesph Antonio Cartagena bka Fat Joe. Joe details growing up in the Bronx, finding his voice, stepping up his hustle and evolving into a world renowned rap icon AND actor.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 20, 2020
QLS Classic: Lenny Kravitz (Part 1)
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Music legend Lenny Kravitz shares soulful stories from his music-filled childhood and his sonically-retro, "carpet-y" sound. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 18, 2020
Ilana Glazer
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This week Questlove and Team Supreme catch up with Ilana Glazer, the hilarious actress and writer known for co-creating and starring in Comedy Central's Broad City. She gives her take on life mid Rona in Brooklyn and everything she's learned in this process. Yup this is a funny episode not to be missed! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 13, 2020
QLS Classic: Solange
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Singer-songwriter Solange talks about what it takes to be a strong black woman today, the making of her new album and just what it is she loves so much about New Orleans. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 11, 2020
Little Brother
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Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh talk about how the reunion of one of Questlove's favorite hip-hop groups came to fruition Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 06, 2020
QLS Classic: Scarface
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Rapper and producer Scarface talks about how J Prince brought him into Geto Boys, the aftermath of the infamous Ice Cube dis and the golf game of Cedric the Entertainer, Moses Malone, Clyde Drexler and more. Recorded in front of a live audience. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 04, 2020
John Legend (Part 1)
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John Legend stops by the first QLS Live to talk about current events and his upcoming album. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 29, 2020
QLS Classic: PJ Morton
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Singer-songwriter PJ Morton went from singing gospel in New Orleans to playing keyboard for Maroon 5. In this episode of Questlove Supreme, Morton opens up about his journey from preacher’s kid to Grammy nominee. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 27, 2020
QLS Classic: Michelle Obama
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama teaches Team Supreme about Chicago-style stepping and explains why she won’t ever run for office. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 27, 2020
QLS Classic: Jimmy Jam (Part 3)
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In part 3, Jimmy Jam talks about everything from what Janet and Michael's sibling relationship was like, to his relationship with his own family and shares even more insider secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 22, 2020
QLS Classic: Jimmy Jam (Part 2)
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In part 2, Jimmy Jam talks about making Prince jealous, the studio secrets behind his recordings, how he made all those hits with Janet Jackson and much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 20, 2020
The Family Stand (Part 2)
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Sandra, Peter and Jeff return to talk about record label drama, a shelved solo album, Rick James, the Black Rock Coalition and so much more!!!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 15, 2020
QLS Classic: Jimmy Jam (Part 1)
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In part 1, the legendary R&B songwriter and producer Jimmy Jam talks about his early days, life with Prince and goin' broke. life with Prince and goin' broke. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 13, 2020
The Family Stand (Part 1)
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Best known for their early 90’s international hit single “Ghetto Heaven,” the trio of Sandra St. Victor, Peter Lord and V. Jeffrey Smith tell their story of coming up as musicians and songwriters in the 80s and more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 08, 2020
QLS Classic: Cree Summer
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Actress and singer Cree Summer talks about her time on A Different World, the Kravitz family contributions to her music career and being the voice of Penny from Inspector Gadget, a Tiny Toon and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 06, 2020
Dawnn Lewis
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Dawnn Lewis has been busy with various roles on the big and small screen since her days as Jaleesa Vinson on the classic NBC sitcom A Different World.. She was busy *before* that show too. Hear her amazing story now on QLS! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 01, 2020
QLS Classic: D-Nice
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DJ and New York hip hop legend D-Nice opens up about Scott La Rock's life and death, how "Call Me D-Nice" could have been "Call Me Biz Markie," plus Questlove gets some juicy tales from the Latin Quarter featuring Mike Tyson, David Copperfield and more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 30, 2020
Alan Leeds (Part 3 of 3)
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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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 25, 2020
QLS Classic: Chris Rock
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Comedy legend Chris Rock talks about his early days in Brooklyn, how he got into comedy and just who he thinks is the funniest person in any room. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 23, 2020
Alan Leeds (Part 2)
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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://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 18, 2020
QLS Classic: Alan Leeds (Part 1)
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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://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 16, 2020
Johnny Gill
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The R&B legend talks about his career as a solo artist and as a member of New Edition. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 11, 2020
QLS Classic: Bobby Brown
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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://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 09, 2020
Zoë Kravitz
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The star of Hulu's High Fidelity reboot talks with Team Supreme about growing up with famous parents, what she can totally nerd out about, and much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 04, 2020
James Taylor
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Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor drops by to talk about his life and extraordinary body of work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 26, 2020
Estelle
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In this episode, Estelle talks about strip clubs, looking for love in LA, gives Questlove a crash course on the UK music scene, and much more Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 19, 2020
Huey Lewis
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The 80’s icon talks about the years leading up to superstardom, his current battle with the inner ear disorder Ménière's disease, and everything in between. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 12, 2020
Rapsody
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Grammy nominated emcee Rapsody talks about growing up in North Carolina, as well as her plans for the future! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 05, 2020
Tito Jackson
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Tito Jackson of the legendary Jackson family reveals which of his famous siblings was the family snitch as a kid and much more!
Jan 29, 2020
Cecily Strong
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Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong chats with the team about ketchup on hot dogs, other city food trends, why the SNL house band probably hates Questlove, and more.
Jan 22, 2020
Sophia Chang
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Sophia Chang tells her story of being an Asian woman working behind-the-scenes in hip-hop, and why she’s the “Baddest Bitch In The Room”.
Jan 15, 2020
Esperanza Spalding
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Esperanza Spalding stops by to talk about the evolution of her artistry, and Questlove finally addresses the empty chair in the room.
Jan 08, 2020
Seth Rogen
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Questlove and Team Supreme kick off a new year in high spirits by getting to know special guest Seth Rogen.
Jan 01, 2020
QLS Decade In Review ft. Wyatt Cenac
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Questlove and Team Supreme recap the 2010's with special guest Wyatt Cenac.
Dec 25, 2019
Kim Fields
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Kim Fields drops in to talk about her iconic TV roles, avoiding the pitfalls of childhood celebrity, and so much more!
Dec 18, 2019
Kurtis Blow
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Hip-hop pioneer Kurtis Blow stops by to talk to Questlove and Team Supreme about his unique place in music history as rap’s first superstar.
Dec 11, 2019
Jimmy Fallon
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Host of The Tonight Show, and Saturday Night Live alum, Jimmy Fallon talks with Questlove about the joy of sleep, being raised on doo-wop music, making mixtapes, their favorite musical performances from Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show, plus some once-in-a-lifetime encounters with Prince and Stevie Wonder.
Dec 04, 2019
Introducing: 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.
Nov 27, 2019
Introducing: Questlove Supreme
94
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.
Nov 20, 2019