Questlove often details his meetings with famous or soon-to-be famous people fairly casually, but as the narrator he is also careful to detail his own shortcomings and shyness in these situations to ensure he remains relatable. He takes on a much more authoritative tone when discussing musical intricacies. He describes at passionate length how the artistry of hip-hop producer J.
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This book is not a piece on philosophy although sometimes it may seem as though it tries to be. Sold Out. So it stands to figure that Mo' Meta Blues isn't like many other pop music memoirs. Questlove touches on some philosophical ideas that he relates to his experiences but this is not what makes the book great. MM: One of the theories he puts out there about hip-hop is that the game changes every five years, and the people on that top peg get recycled, and someone else takes the throne. His father became more and more entrenched in his ways as the world changed around him, and Quest talks about how the game of hip-hop has changed and the ways he found to roll with the punches. By dallasnews Administrator PM on Jun 22,
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