Ahmir Thompson Talks to the Wall Street Journal

You read that right—the bloody freakin’ Wall Street Journal. The publicity blitz for the upcoming Roots album, Rising Down, has clearly entered the take-no-prisoners phase if Questlove is chatting with Establishment press. But we’ll let that sleight pass because the piece is actually quite interesting, a list of the drummer’s favorite albums that have a unifying theme or message. Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and (perennial Thompson favorite) Prince made the cut.

Who is on your list?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *