The Roots and Q-Tip were chosen by Hennessy to curate their 2010 Hennessy Artistry series. The series consists of live shows in select cities in which Q-Tip performs with the Roots and together they hand select other artists to join them on-stage.
The concept and title made us think, what makes an artist? Is it the creative process? Could it be someone’s dedication to a craft? Is it earning a paycheck for your art? Or is it just something you’re born with? We posed the question to Q-Tip, ?uestlove, Curren$y, and Kid Sister at the Chicago edition of the Hennessy Artistry series last week. Here are their answers.