Questlove Quotes

Questlove Quotes: Resistance here doesn't mean revolution. It doesn't mean storming the barricades. Resistance means using art for the things that it does best, which is to create human portraits and communicate ideas and forge a climate where people of different races or classes are known to you because they make themselves known. In the simplest terms, art humanizes. It opens the circuit of empathy. And once that process happens, it's that much harder to think of people as part of a policy or a statistic. Art reverses the alienation that can creep into society.
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Questlove Quote: I don't believe in good music and bad music anymore. I'm through with that phase of my life. Sometimes I just wanna feel good, so I put on a good record. But mostly I'm more of a businessman than a music fan, so I'm listening to music in terms of, is this effective or not effective?
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Quotes about Questlove: I think the music comes first, then comes the fashion, and thus, the lifestyle. I believe it starts with music, and then the person delivering it delivers the lifestyle, the fashion. Madonna is a great example of that.
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Quote about Questlove: Hip-hop is an instant gratification, winners and losers circle, and often those who are losing give up after three or four, five years.
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Questlove Sayings: My theory is that nine times out of ten, if there's a depression, more a social depression than anything, it brings out the best art in black people. The best example is, Reagan and Bush gave us the best years of hiphop.
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Questlove Saying: Hip-hop is such a disposable art form from a business standpoint. It never treats its artists as art; it never treats its product as art.
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Sayings about Questlove: In the 2000s, I became an artist. I started preserving and educating. I became more obsessed with making iPod playlists for people.
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Saying about Questlove: I grew up in somewhat of a war zone in West Philadelphia in 1985, '86. It wasn't as extreme as someone coming in the classroom and just unloading on a class, but I knew to take the scenic route to go to the grocery store to avoid certain elements.
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