Questlove is preparing to drop some knowledge on the students at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Billboard confirmed today. After responding to a review of Public Enemy's iconic album It Takes A Nation... written by an unimpressed NPR intern this past July, the drummer for The Roots was approached by Professor Jason King with an idea for a class that would provide some context for other such ignorant youths. The result is a course on classic albums that Professor Questlove will co-teach with producing veteran Harvey Weinger this spring. The class will take a look at what defines a "classic" and the work that was involved in producing some of the most well-known albums across a range of genres, including Aretha Franklin's Lady Soul, Led Zeppelin's IV, and the Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique. It will also probably be, like, impossible to get into.
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