Quincy Jones Defends Working With T-Pain

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quincy-jones-amanda-divaIn the latest episode of “The Spark” Amanda Diva sits down with the legendary Quincy Jones to discuss his tribute CD, Soul Bossa Nostra. Like most of us Ms. Diva was scratching her head at the T-Pain remake of Michael Jackson’s “P.Y.T” and we applaud her for respectfully calling him out on it. But Mr. Jones was adamant that it was not a bad move.

“It’s just another piece of technology. If you know music the machine works for you,” he says of the vocoder/auto-tune effect. “If you don’t know music you work for the machine.”

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Watch part 2 of the interview where he talks about casting The Color Purple, why he caste Oprah and Tina Turner dissing him BY CLICKING HERE.

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