Questlove is at all times hyping up others, whether or not that be Lil Yachty for his idiosyncratic new album Let’s Begin Right here or Meg White from The White Stripes after she obtained criticism on social media. He’s gotten recognition of his personal, too: The Roots have won three Grammys and Questlove picked up a Best Documentary Oscar in 2022. Now, his trophy case continues to develop.
On the 2023 iHeartPodcast Awards on Tuesday (March 14), his podcast Questlove Supreme received Finest Music Podcast. It started in in 2016 on Pandora earlier than transferring onto iHeart in 2019. Different nominees for that class included Damaged Document, Drink Champs, Listening, and Track Exploder.
Questlove is the proper particular person to host a podcast, contemplating he’s at all times round to reply questions and provides explanations to present occasions. Final month, he was on Twitter discussing rap representation at the Grammys.
One consumer requested, “Why was there no illustration of expertise from the 2010’s,” and Questlove replied, “as a result of they stated ‘no’, or they walked out.” One other stated, “I’m positive there have been all varieties of circumstances, however Ice-T because the Solely LA consultant, in Staples Heart, in Los Angeles… is WILD!! Nice efficiency in any other case.” Questlove answered, “welp: I requested like 10 legends so….generally you gotta go together with the one who desires you. once more won’t be your desire however most of hip hop has aspect gigs. Appearing was the principle situation. lotta films being shot.”