Q&A with Thundercat: New Album ‘It Is What It Is’ Helps Us Embrace the Change

Thundercat has climbed up the ranks of jazz-adjacent music over the past decade, growing from a local Los Angeles bassist into an act that can stun crowds at pop and jazz festivals alike. Over the years, he has collaborated with the likes of Kamasi Washington and Flying Lotus, but also Kendrick Lamar and the late

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