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Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.

On The Beat with Brandon Mullen of Common and Freddie Jackson

Common, left, with Brandon Mullen   Hello MD readers! My name is Brandon Mullen, and I am currently the touring drummer for hip-hop artist Common and the legendary R&B artist Freddie Jackson. I am from Trenton, New Jersey, and I’ve…

Modern Drummer
Oct 11, 2018

Ahmir “Questlove" Thompson: Quest's Best

(June 2010 Issue) Hip-hop’s greatest band might be spending most of its energies rehearsing and performing on Fallon. But the Roots’ new album proves they’re still an awesome force in the studio. Here Quest, in his own words, gives us…

Modern Drummer
Apr 20, 2010