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Black Star Perform "Little Brother" With The Roots, ?uestlove Explains Significance
posted Wednesday January 04, 2012 at 01:01AM PST | 18 comments
?uestlove says it was a dream of his to perform "Little Brother" with Black Star and talks about how Dilla produced "one of the most intricate Hip Hop songs ever crafted" in his mind.
After Black Star performed "Little Brother" with The Roots on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, ?uestlove explained why the song is so important. The drummer behind The Roots noted his appreciation for J Dilla and shared some of what he knows about the beat. He also said that it was a dream of his to perform the song with Black Star.
The performance of "Little Brother" can be heard and seen below, courtesy of Yardie.
The Roots' ?uestlove shared his excitement about playing the song with his Twitter followers, acknowledging that it has been a dream of his to perform the song with the duo. He then filmed a piece for the show, explaining why the song is such a strong piece of work.
"Scientifically this is one of the most intricate Hip Hop songs ever crafted," he shared. "This was the greatest thing I've ever witnessed in my life."
The video to that piece can be seen below, courtesy of NBC.