On Wednesday April 14TH, 2021, Questlove declared the arrival of his new book, “Music Is History,” a novel interfacing the most recent fifty years of American music to history.

The Apple Books pre-request page portrays the novel:

“In Music Is History, bestselling author and Sundance award-winning director Questlove harnesses his encyclopedic knowledge of popular music and his deep curiosity about history to examine America over the past fifty years. Choosing one essential track from each year, Questlove unpacks each song’s significance, revealing the pivotal role that American music plays around issues of race, gender, politics, and identity.”

The Instagram declaration uncovers the book will “take a gander at the most recent 50 years of America through the prism of music, and the most recent fifty years of music through the prism of history.”

The Apple Books pre-request page portrays the novel:

The Roots drummer will expound on one select melody from consistently from 1971 to 2021, Pitchfork reports. The book will likewise incorporate stories from his encounters as a musician, close by an exceptional Questlove-curated playlist to go with every part.

“Music Is History” hits racks on October 12, 2021. It is presently accessible for pre-orders.

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