Questlove Supreme

Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Led by Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their legacy to life in their own words. Previous guests have included Usher, Michelle Obama, Chris Rock, Steve Miller, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al, Chaka Khan, Babyface and many more.

Society & Culture
Morris Day
This episode of Questlove Supreme was on the bucket list and not to be missed! Listen as Morris Day schools Quest and Team Supreme on his early days in Minneapolis
155 min
QLS Classic: Donnie Simpson
Legendary radio DJ and television VJ Donnie "Green Eyes" Simpson talks about getting into radio at 15 and the key to success
97 min
Nathan East
East's body of work encompasses some of the greatest (not debatable) songs of our time, earning him the title of most recorded bass player in the history of music.
115 min
QLS Classic: Sheila E.
The legendary Queen of Percussion Sheila E. talks about the secrets of her craft and lessons learned from working with Prince.
141 min
El DeBarge
This week's guest possesses "one of the most flawless tenor voices in modern music." Ladies and gentlemen ........El DeBarge!
134 min
QLS Classic: Randy Jackson
Randy Jackson rehashes what it was like being the youngest brother of the musical dynasty that was The Jacksons.
130 min
The Jacksons
After selling well over 100 million records, recording and performing hit records for the past 50 years, providing a life soundtrack, in the form of their catalog for multiple generations to enjoy, The Jacksons join us!
124 min
QLS Classic: Angela Rye
Attorney, political advisor and TV commentator Angela Rye talks about the current political climate, her part in bringing about change and some of the ways everyone can get involved.
102 min
Tracee Ellis Ross
we sit down with multiple award winner, super hilarious, multi-talented iconic daughter of an icon, Tracee Ellis Ross. This one is for the record books!
83 min
QLS Classic: Jesse Johnson Part 2
In part two of two, Jesse Johnson talks being the man behind the tracks and his latest album, Verbal Penetration
82 min
The Avalanches
The Avalanches' debut album Since I Left You, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, not only "cracked our skulls open", it's also one of Quest's "top 10 albums of ALL time"
89 min
QLS Classic: Jesse Johnson Part 1
Team Supreme sits down for part one of two with Jesse Johnson to talk Prince, playing with The Time and pranks on the road.
109 min
Bowlegged Lou Part 2
Bowlegged Lou and his collective of brothers also known as Full Force reinvented and redefined Hip Hop and R&B. Part TWO of our episode
103 min
QLS Classic: Michael McDonald
Legendary singer, songwriter and producer Michael McDonald talks about the lessons he learned with Steely Dan, working with artists like Carly Simon, Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle and more.
111 min
Bowlegged Lou Part 1
Bowlegged Lou, Quest's "personal hero," changed what we knew about Hip Hop and R&B. He talk about wild stage shows, being one of the only hip hop producers to work with James Brown, beefs with Larry Blackman, hits for New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys, playing our favorite school bullies and so much more!
98 min
QLS Classic: Just Blaze
Hip hop producer Just Blaze shares some of his recording secrets and talks about everything from the jazz great who still crank calls him to what it was like showing up in New York City with $40 in his pocket
173 min
Sam Pollard
Quest and Team Supreme dive into the life and times of Sam Pollard, known for producing, editing and directing some of the most impactful movies of our time From Eyes on the Prize to Style Wars to his current project, MLK/FBI
74 min
QLS Classic: Kathryn Bigelow
Powerhouse director, producer and writer Kathryn Bigelow talks about the craft of filmmaking, treading tense racial waters Detroit, and what it was like to be the first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director.
101 min
Anthony Mackie
Anthony Mackie is probably in at least one of your favorite movies. From Tupac to Marvel's The Falcon. we dive into where it all comes from and what New Orleans, Juilliard and Wendell Pierce have to do with it
83 min
QLS Classic: Roy Ayers
Jazz funk pioneer Roy Ayers talks about his early days in South Central LA, the strange way Miles Davis had of saying hello, and so much more
84 min
Terence Blanchard
Renowned composer, musician and arranger Terence Blanchard prepares for his second Oscar nomination for Spike Lee's Da Five Bloods
117 min
QLS Classic: Stephen Hill
Music executive Stephen Hill gives Team Supreme an education in what it really means to be a "suit."
163 min
Eric Andre
Eric Andre is synonymous with his boundary smashing performative comedy and his talk show that is truly indescribable. But did you know about his jazz roots?
76 min
QLS Classic: MC Serch
Latin Quarter staple, hip hop icon and founding member of 3rd Bass, MC Serch, shares stories from back in the day, including how he got his Mom into the rap game and how his beef with MC Hammer almost got him killed.
175 min
Monie Love
We close out Women's History Month with living legend, Monie Love, one of the first MC's from overseas to achieve worldwide success
160 min