The Roots' drummer does a turn as a columnist for New York Magazine.
Attention music nerds: Questlove is now a music columnist.
After publishing his first book, Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove, the musical prodigy picked his pen back up to bring his encyclopedic hip-hop knowledge to New York Magazine's Vulture, where he'll pen a weekly series that will examine hip-hop's evolution.
In the first installment, "When the People Cheer: How Hip-Hop Failed Black America", Quest waxes about hip-hop's ubiquity, and how it has become synonymous with black culture. He writes:
Tell us what you think about his inaugural essay. Also, The Roots will perform on the Mainstage at this year's Essence Festival. Get your tickets!