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Drummer, DJ, producer, culinary entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author and member of The Roots – Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, is the unmistakable heartbeat of Philadelphia’s most influential hip-hop group. He is also the Musical Director for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” where his beloved Roots crew serves as house band. Beyond that, this 4-time GRAMMY Award winning musician’s indisputable reputation has landed him musical directing positions with everyone from D’Angelo to Eminem to Jay-Z.

In this podcast recorded on June 8, 2014, he sits down with Rolling Stone contributor Anthony DeCurtis to discuss his life and career.