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Quincy Jones Recieves Nation’s Highest Arts Honor
Here's another reason why Quincy Jones is "The Man": Earlier today, Jones was bestowed the nation's highest arts honor in the East Room of the White House when President Obama adorned him with the National Medal of Arts.

The honor, born in 1984, is awarded to patrons who &…
Quincy Jones Reworks Classics With Help of Hip-Hop Community
After a stellar, 60-plus year career in music, Quincy Jones just released 'Q: Soul Bossa Nostra,' a collection of his past material that has been given a contemporary makeover from acts including John Legend, Talib Kweli and Akon.
The artist, composer, producer, arranger and conductor was born on th…
Michael Jackson Posthumous Album Met With Much Conflict
The release of Michael Jackson's new album 'Michael,' continues to cause controversy amongst some of his musical counterparts, the latest being Quincy Jones and Teddy Riley, who are at odds over the release. Jones, who worked with Jackson on his iconic 'Thriller' album believes that Jackson would no…
Quincy Jones Disses Kanye West — Say What!
Guess who's not a Kanye West fan? Quincy Jones. A comparison to the rapper/producer brought out Quincy's ire in a recent interview with US Magazine. "Did he write for a symphony orchestra? Does he write for a jazz orchestra?" the 79-time Grammy-nominated producer snapped.…
T-Pain Defends His Auto-Tune Michael Jackson Cover
Auto-Tune king T-Pain has received his fair share of criticism for his questionable cover of Michael Jackson's classic 'P.Y.T.' for Quincy Jones' upcoming tribute album 'Q: Soul Bossa Nostra.' Pain recently jumped on Twitter to defend his take on the song, which also features crooner Robin Thicke, c…
Rick Ross Predicts ‘Best VMAs of All Time’ — Say What!
Rick Ross says this year's MTV Video Music Awards are going to be...the best. "This is gonna be the dopest MTV VMAs ever," the Bawse predicted. "I'm letting you know. Not only because I'm a part of it, but when I walked into the auditorium where the VMAs are…
Ludacris Interviews Quincy Jones at ASCAP Expo
Ludacris is used to being on the receiving end of questions but for the ASCAP 'I Create Music' Expo he flipped the script to interview music producer Quincy Jones. Affectionately referring to Jones as his godfather, the Atlanta native introduced Jones to aspiring musicians during the three…
Quincy Jones Returns for All-Star Remake Record
Legendary producer, composer and collaborator Quincy Jones is heading back into the studio for a new album called 'Q: Soul Boss Nostra,' that features a long list of artists covering songs from his career-spanning catalog. Confirmed collaborations thus far include: Snoop Dogg, LL Cool J, T…

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