Questlove Supreme
Questlove Supreme
iHeartRadio
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.
Sleater-Kinney
This week's guests on 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 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
Jul 20
1 hr 12 min
QLS Classic: Salaam Remi Pt. 2
In Part 2 of 2, Salaam Remi talks about making it in the music business, helping Amy Winehouse shape her style and shares his Tales from The Latin Quarter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 18
1 hr 25 min
Questlove Talks to Mark Ronson on FADER Uncovered Podcast
On the first episode of The FADER Uncovered, host Mark Ronson speaks with Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, drummer of The Legendary Roots Crew. Quest takes Mark back to 2002, when The Roots appeared on the cover of The FADER just before the release of their fifth album, Phrenology. They discuss the incredible creative energy in Philadelphia around the turn of the millennium and the absurd concentration of talent around Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village; the difficulties The Roots faced when trying to level up after 1999’s Things Fall Apart; and how Jay-Z quoting The Simpsons on a phone call with Quest led to The Roots collaborating with Hov on MTV Unplugged, thawing out the cold war between underground and mainstream hip-hop. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 16
1 hr 21 min
Mark Ronson
This week on Questlove Supreme we break bread with a 7 time Grammy winner, who also happened to produce one of the best selling singles of all time, on top of bringing the best out of Amy Winehouse! Mark Ronson is a lot of things and they all come back to the music. Listen as Quest and Team Supreme dive into a life filled with musical wonder, without limitations and get to the root of the magic of Mark Ronson. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 13
2 hr
QLS Classic: Salaam Remi Pt. 1
In Part 1 of 2, legendary producer Salaam Remi talks about the craft of making hit songs, what it's like crate digging with Biz Markie and his part in making The Score with The Fugees. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 11
1 hr 48 min
Gina Yashere
This week's Questlove Supreme guest is international royalty. Gina Yashere is THE British Queen of Comedy. So one would assume her journey from world renowned comedian to co-creator of the hit show Bob ❤ Abishola would be an easy one. You would be wrong. There are many chapters to this story of a British Nigerian girl who made history as elevator engineer while discovering her sexuality, exposing perceived genteel British racism and finding her voice in a land where she would revolutionize comedy. While her newly released memoir, Cack Handed gives a detailed account of this journey. Listen as Quest and Team Supreme get to the meat behind the story of one of comedy's true changemakers.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 6
1 hr 37 min
Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis
This week's guests on Questlove Supreme are known as the founding members of the highly successful group, The 5th Dimension. Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis would move on from the group to become what Quest's calls "the first couple of Pop and Soul" making numerous hits while spreading love and joy. Listen as they break down fifty two years of marriage, music and their appearance in the Quest's directorial debut, Summer of Soul. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 29
1 hr 33 min
Leon Sylvers III
Legendary multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Leon Sylvers III talks about the secrets of his craft, helping Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis get their start and producing acts like The Whispers, Shalomar, Dynasty and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 27
2 hr 23 min
Morris Day
Ok we have said it before, but this time we really mean it. This episode of Questlove Supreme was on the bucket list and not to be missed! Morris Day has been on our list since day one and finally our (yours and our) dream has come true! Listen as Morris schools Quest and Team Supreme on his early days in Minneapolis, transitioning from drummer to band leader all the great history that came with it! Love to the Purple Army! We did it!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 22
2 hr 46 min
QLS Classic: Donnie Simpson
Legendary radio DJ and television VJ Donnie "Green Eyes" Simpson talks about getting into radio at 15, breaking some of the biggest artists and songs of his time and the key to success: being true to yourself. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 21
1 hr 44 min
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