Episodes
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 for privacy information.
Published 05/25/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 05/23/22
Published 05/23/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 05/18/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 05/16/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 05/11/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 05/09/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 05/04/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 05/02/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 04/27/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 04/25/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 04/20/22
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 for privacy information.
Published 04/18/22
Your favorite singer’s favorite singer, Teedra Moses, opens up about the real-life inspiration to her songs
Published 04/13/22
Singer, songwriter and producer Joi talks about how her debut album changed the direction of Madonna's Bedtime Stories and much more
Published 04/11/22
Daryl shares the stories behind his hits alongside John Oates, and why he is taking time to emphasize his important solo catalog.
Published 04/06/22
Grammy winning engineer Michael Brauer talks about his studio secrets
Published 04/04/22
John Oates details his hand and history as one-half of music's best-selling duo
Published 03/30/22
Recording artist Kimbra talks about what it's like being a New Zealander and how she makes records
Published 03/28/22
Former president of Tommy Boy Records shares vivid memories surrounding Naughty By Nature, Club Nouveau, Queen Latifah, and RuPaul
Published 03/23/22
Pioneering DJ and record label owner Gilles Peterson talks about his passion for helping the right music find the right audience
Published 03/21/22
The former A&R-turned-president of Tommy Boy Records revisits the late 1970s New York City scene
Published 03/16/22
Hip hop artist, actor and poet Common talks about his musical influences and personal memories of his time with J Dilla
Published 03/14/22
Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt talks about carrying on Blues traditions
Published 03/09/22
Legendary producer and DJ Prince Paul talks about his contributions to early Hip-Hop, winning Grammys with Chris Rock and some of the ways he shaped the sound of De La Soul, 3rd Bass, Queen Latifah, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 03/07/22