?uestlove on the BPP

Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson of the Roots talks about the band's new album, Rising Down, and the pressure of being the last black band signed to a major record label.



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I love The Roots, I am a big hip hop fan who listens to what many call "conscious" rap, hear ?uestlove pontificate on the plight of black hip hop artists was real to me. As a black man hip hop and the turn it has taken worries me deeply b/c the medium can be so useful for explaining the world around us( for better or for worse) Thanks BPP!

Sent by Kris | 1:15 PM | 4-29-2008