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Questlove Gets Meta About Mo' Meta Blues

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Amongst the June 18 album releases was another exciting hip-hop delivery from Questlove: his memoir Mo' Meta Blues hit shelves (and iPads and Kindles and other non-paper-based reading devices) for your literary pleasure and music history enlightenment. In an interview with FuseTV, he talked about everything from being mistaken for a member The Fugees or the drummer from The Black Eyed Peas (really guys?) to why he's "indifferent" about music journalism:

" a person who's as much of a fan of music journalists as artists to whom they write about, there's a void in my heart that's left me a tad bit indifferent to music journalism. I find myself celebrating more when a journalist has left the publication. The problem with letting people know my passion for journalism is that I also feel there's one or two writers out there who just for the spite of it will snark me to make a mark."

He also relayed his reluctance to actually commit his story to paper and how he feels about reading it now that it's all in one piece:

"Writing this was like being in college. This is nothing like serial tweeting. It was like turning in 18 Quest exams. There was one point, though, where I forgot I was reading my story and I was actually in third person reading this guy's story. But one of my biggest fears is that my story was boring and not exciting enough."

>>>Read more (via FTV)

Questo's neuroses aside, I'm sure the story of this hip-hop icon is more than exciting for any lover of music. From his work with Jimmy Fallon to his religious memorization of Rolling Stone charts growing up, you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about Questo (that you didn't already learn in our exclusive excerpt). Check out the interview from Fuse and pick up or download your copy of Mo' Meta Blues from Amazon or iBookstore.