Questlove Speaks On Jay Z’s Illuminati Involvement

Questlove Speaks On Jay Z's Illuminati Involvement

Questlove’s only notable link to the mysterious organization is an episode of “The Cleveland Show.”

Is there really a secret society that runs Hip Hop?

There are plenty of theories – on the Internet – that link several successful members in the genre to occult organizations like the Illuminati. A handful of artists have even used their song lyrics to combat the claims.

On “Heaven,” a track off of his Magna Carta Holy Grail album, Jay Z raps:

Conspiracy theorist screaming Illuminati // They can’t believe this much skill is in the human body.// He’s 6’2″, how the fuck he fit in a new Bugatti? // Aw, fuck it, you got me.

In a recent interview with AnimalNewYork, Questlove – Jay Z’s peer and friend – answered questions about the elite fraternity.

“That folklore has always been sort of prevalent in all of music,” he explained. “I guess it’s unprecedented how most people think Jay Z is the Illuminati leader.”

“And often times, even though I don’t believe it, I’ve been in a few situations in which I feel uncomfortable with how comfortable they are being in front of me,” he continued. “Like, we’re friends and so sometimes I feel like ‘oh I shouldn’t have seen that’ and now they’re going to kill me.”

Questlove’s only notable link to the organization is an episode of The Cleveland Show, where he portrays a member of the Rap Illuminati, alongside Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars and

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