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Quincy Jones Reveals the Artists That Give Him Hope in Interview w/ Yuna

Quincy Jones Reveals the Artists That Give Him Hope in Interview w/ Yuna

 Yuna & Quincy Jones Talk About the Future of Music

Photo courtesy of Dorothy Hong from Team Epiphany.

Quincy Jones obviously has a lot of historical knowledge about musical legends.

But what about the future?

It turns out Quincy Jones has strong feelings on that topic, as well.

WATCH: Quincy Jones Lists His Favorite Living Legends in An Interview w/ Maségo

The talented Yuna sat down with Quincy Jones. Presented by JBL, the discussion is the second in a series of interviews where contemporary artists in the music, art, and fashion world interview Jones. (Maségo was the first interview released.)

READ: A Conversation With Quincy Jones, The Walking Museum [Exclusive]

The conversation was centered on the future. And during the interview Yuna straight up asked Jones “who in today’s creative class gives you hope for the future in music.”

Jones said:

“I’ll start off with Kendrick Lamar. And Bruno Mars. I like Common. I like Ludacris. I like Esperanza Spalding…little Joey Alexander — he’s frightening. He’s 13 years old. He plays like Herbie Hancock. It’s beautiful seeing these young ones taking music back where it belongs. And they are all incredible”

After the interview was released by JBL, Yuna put up a post on her IG page centered around the moment:

Watch the entre interview with Yuna and Jones below.



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