Apr 11, 2016
Apologies for the "blow outs" and the "thumps" - it was a great interview with a few recording issues.
01:55 - How the Q Brothers started writing and performing hip hop using Shakespeare as the source text.
07:50 - GQ on how he got involved with "Drumline."
10:38 - Genesis of "Funk It Up About Nothin'" and how it came to Chicago Shakespeare Theater
19:16 - The Q Brothers' heritage
28:43 - GQ gives Jake the business about having a hefty serving of salt with his pepper.
31:12 - "Othello: The Remix" was commissioned by The Globe (of London) in 2012
53:40 - The Q Brothers' shaving business and Small Flower TV
1:04:35 - "Q Gents" and "Mad Summer"
1:05:49 - GQ flips the script and ask us how "Are You Famous, Yet?" began.
1:08:54 - Q Brothers Freestyle!!!
See the Q Brothers in "Othello: The Remix" at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, April 12th - May 8th
Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "The Devil Is In The Beats" - The Chemical Brothers