Summer of Soul

Inspired by Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul,’ There’s a New Festival Coming to Harlem

The inaugural Harlem Festival of Culture was inspired by Questlove's Summer of Soul documentary. Oscar-winning director Questlove put the spotlight… Read More

April 13, 2022

Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Takes Home Grammy for “Best Music Film”

Summer of Soul earns Questlove the sixth Grammy of his career. Questlove and the team behind Summer of Soul are two-for-two at… Read More

April 3, 2022

‘Summer of Soul’ Producer Talks About Accepting Oscar Win After Will Smith Altercation

Summer of Soul co-producer Joseph Patel tweeted about the film, saying their Oscar acceptance was robbed by Will Smith being… Read More

March 31, 2022

Chris Rock Publicly Addresses Oscar Slap for First Time at Boston Show

At a stand-up comedy show in Boston on Wednesday night, Chris Rock broke his silence on being slapped by Will… Read More

March 31, 2022

Questlove is Officially an Oscar Winner

Questlove won his first Oscar for directing the masterful documentary, Summer of Soul. You can add Academy Award Winner winner… Read More

March 28, 2022

Questlove is Now Officially an Oscar Nominee

Directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Summer of Soul has received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Film at the 94th Academy… Read More

February 8, 2022

Oscars 2022 Nominations: ‘Dune,’ ‘Summer of Soul’ & Will Smith Are the Big Winners

On Tuesday morning, Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan announced the Oscars 2022 nominations ahead of next month's 94th Academy… Read More

February 8, 2022

Pre-Order Your Copy of The ‘Summer of Soul’ Soundtrack on Vinyl

The Summer of Soul soundtrack features 17 selections of live performances from the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival hand-picked by Questlove.… Read More

February 4, 2022

Okayplayer’s 10 Best Films Of 2021

From sequels to beloved '90s horror movie franchises to documentaries that uncovered an important historical moment in Black American music,… Read More

December 24, 2021

The ‘Summer of Soul’ Soundtrack is Finally Getting an Official Release

Summer of Soul took home both the Jury Prize and Audience Award at Sundance Film Festival last year. Approaching six months… Read More

December 9, 2021

‘Summer Of Soul’ Celebrates Black Joy Amid The Pain Of The ’60s [Review]

Questlove's directorial debut, Summer of Soul, which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, shows how Black music from across… Read More

July 2, 2021

Watch The Exhilarating Official Trailer for Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Documentary

Summer of Soul is set to simultaneously premiere in theaters and via Hulu on July 2nd. Weeks out from finally hitting… Read More

June 16, 2021

Watch the First Trailer for Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Documentary

Summer of Soul. the debut jawn from Questlove, will be released in theaters and Hulu in July. The first trailer… Read More

April 25, 2021

Questlove is Writing A Book on the Last 50 Years of American Music

Questlove will focus on every decade from 1971 to the present. On Wednesday, award-winning musician, author, and Sundance award-winning director… Read More

April 14, 2021

Questlove’s ‘Summer Of Soul’ Gets Theater And Hulu Release Date

Summer of Soul won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for documentaries at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Questlove's Summer of Soul documentary has… Read More

April 5, 2021

Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Sets New Record for Documentary Sale at Sundance

Summer of Soul has been acquired for streaming in the largest sale of a documentary in Sundance history. After winning the… Read More

February 5, 2021