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Pharrell and Janelle Monae talk about the soundtrack to their upcoming film, “Hidden Figures.” Then, Monie Love asks everybody to share their thoughts on the final A Tribe Called Quest album, and the room practically lights up. Pharrell explains how he heard music coming up, and which specific parts of his favorite artists’ songs stopped him in his tracks. He breaks down why A Tribe Called Quest is responsible for the way he makes music, saying “for me, Tribe is The Beatles.”

Janelle Monae and Pharrell also talk about how Tribe’s last album “broke the ceiling that was on hip-hop artists,” which doesn’t really exist for artists in other genres. Check out this exclusive video to hear more in this interview on the “Ed Lover Show.”

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