Ben Greenman on Questlove, George Clinton Memoirs: "When It Comes To These Books, You Have To Audition"
A great book is like a great song, once it gets in your head, it's in there for the rest of your life. Just ask Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and George Clinton, two of America's greatest living recording artists, and now authors.
Courtesy of Okay Player Ben Greenman and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in NYC.
Their albums and shows have pushed the creative boundaries of successive generations of sound while consistently maintaining mass appeal. So how does one transcend beyond selling millions of records? The written word.
It's all with the help of co-author Ben Greenman. The Miami native and former New Times reporter penned the New York Times best-selling Mo Meta Blues, for Quest, and Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?: A Memoir for Clinton.
Greenman grew up fishing with his grandpa in Hallandale and graduated from Palmetto High. Here's what he had to say about his favorite stories, spending a year backstage at Late Night, and fishing with George Clinton in Tallahassee.
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