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Questlove Shares His 10 Favorite Albums Of The Decade

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He also shared the 10 songs that really moved him during the 2010s.

Questlove has shared his 10 favorite albums of the 2010s.

READ: “The Literal Soundtrack Of My Life”: Questlove Shares Best 100 Albums Playlist

In an interview with Rolling Stone, The Roots bandleader talked about his decade, from his favorite albums to which artist he thought had the best decade (answer: Donald Glover). In regards to the former, Quest offered an expected roster of selections:

Dangelo & The Vanguard’s Black Messiah, Tig Notaro’s Live, Solange’s When I Get Home, Kali Uchis’ Isolation, Jay-Z an Kanye West’s Watch the Throne, Erykah Badu’s New AmErykah Part Two: (Return of the Ankh), Karriem Riggins’s Alone Together, Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Multi-Love, Jamar Neighbors’ Amerikkka’s Nigga.

PURCHASE D’ANGELO AND THE VANGUARD’S BLACK MESSIAH HERE

PURCHASE ERYKAH BADU’S NEW AMERYKAH PART TWO: RETURN OF THE ANKH HERE

Quest also shared the songs that really moved him during the 2010s:

Rihanna’s “James Joint,” Bon Iver’s “Perth,” Earl Sweatshirt’s “Burgundy,” Pusha T’s “Lunch Money,” Kali Uchis’ “In My Dreams,” Solange’s “Things I Imagined,” Thundercat’s “Them Changes,” Radiohead’s “Give Up the Ghost,” Raphael Saadiq’s “Movin Down The Line,” Hiatus Kaiyote’s “Nakamarra.”

And, lastly, he shared his five favorite live shows he saw:

5. D’Angelo & the Vanguard tour (2015)
4. Prince’s Welcome 2 America (2011)
3. Beyonce at Coachella (streamed) (2018)
2. Solange at the Guggenheim (2017)
1. The Roots/Outkast/Lionel Ritchie at Life Is Beautiful (2014)—–dream lineup right? NAH!!!!!! Lionel Ritchie took names and KICKED ASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He took to the stage like Freddie Mercury at Live Aid — did not see this coming at all. He showed us whippersnappers how it’s DONE lol.

In related news, Quest will be making his directorial debut with a documentary titled Black Woodstock. The film is about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival.

Source: Rolling Stone

Elijah C. Watson

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