Soulquarians

Mary J. Blige to Headline Roots Picnic 2022

Expanding to two days and returning to in-person, Roots Picnic 2022 will feature Mary J. Blige, Summer Walker, Wizkid, Jazmine… Read More

February 15, 2022

One Album at a Time, Phabo Is Continuing The Legacy of The Soulquarians

We spoke with singer Phabo about how D'Angelo inspired his debut, Soulquarius; his upbringing; and what’s next for him in… Read More

August 17, 2021

J Dilla Teases Soulquarians Album That Never Was in Unearthed 2001 Interview

The late producer also recounts working with Erykah Badu, being managed by Q-Tip, taking drum cues from Questlove, and changing… Read More

August 1, 2020

D’Angelo’s Masterpiece ‘Voodoo’ Laid Out the Blueprint for a New Masculinity

D'Angelo's Voodoo was an album that understood that reclaiming femininity did not mean shunning masculine aspects of sexuality. How many… Read More

January 22, 2020

Watch the First Trailer for the All-Encompassing D’Angelo Documentary ‘Devil’s Pie’

Watch the first trailer for Devil's Pie: D'Angelo. On Saturday, April 24th, Devil's Pie: D'Angelo, a documentary centered around the… Read More

April 29, 2019

How Roy Hargrove Served As the Soulquarians’ Melodic Backbone

Jazz giant Roy Hargrove, who recently died at the age of 49, was a crucial part of the Soulquarians family,… Read More

November 9, 2018

Watch This Short Video On The Soulquarians And Their Legendary Musical Influence

https://youtu.be/E3UkN62x98k The Soulquarians, the alternative hip-hop music collective founded by The Roots' Questlove, D'Angelo, James Poyser, And J Dilla, is… Read More

January 30, 2018

5 Ways A Tribe Called Quest Broke Hip-Hop’s Golden Age Formula

In hip-hop, a crew is hardly novel. From its most infant moments, like-minded producers, emcees and, of course, token hypemen,… Read More

November 11, 2016