Many of us have seen the growth in The Roots drummer, Questlove over the years. From the beginning of the Philly-born clan, to on stage with the likes of Jay-Z, Jill Scott, and others, to now being the resident musical director on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, its a wonder how he has had such a valuable impact on Hip-Hop and music. Well now we will get a taste of his journey from his perspective, as Quest is preparing to release a memoir of his experiences and a different view on the study of pop culture called Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove. For more info, hit the jump.
In Mo’ Meta Blues, Amir “Questlove” Thompson digs a bit deeper into his journey throughout the industry with some of our favorite artists. Not to be confused with a tell-all, Quest will also give “musings about the state of hip hop, the state of music criticism, the state of statements,” and his thoughts about “pivotal moments in black music and pop culture,” according to a press release about the upcoming book.
Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove is set to hit shelves through Grand Central Publishing is set to hit shelves on June 18th. In the meanwhile, Quest is also in the lab working on albums with D’Angelo and Elvis Costello.
[Shouts to Rolling Stone]