5 years ago
On a muggy June night at the Standard Hotel, as Big Sean's debut Finally Famous: The Album played to a room full of journalists and industry executives—not to mention Kanye West—the Detroit rapper stood up from his chair and began to p...
5 years ago | Interviews
There's a moment after the bridge to Musiq Soulchild's "So Beautiful" that the 33-year-old artist descends, in one phrase, from his effortless, flighty falsetto back into the baritone that made him famous more than 10 years ago. Last Tuesday night...
5 years ago | Music Venues
When asked if he had already picked out his set prior to the March installment of his Grits & Biscuits party at Southpaw, DJ Square Biz--a.k.a. Maurice Slade--feigned incredulity. It was 10:15 p.m. Young women in heels trickled onto the dance floo...
Q&A: Questlove on Winning Three Grammys, the Glory of Esperanza Spalding, and Having His Parties Closed Out By Bill Murray6 years ago | Awards
You'd think between the tapings of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, being shuttled from to gig to gig, and freaking out at Prince concerts, it'd be hard to pin down Questlove for 15 minutes, but it was surprisingly painless. We caught up with the Roo...