Red Hot Chili Peppers
On being inducted into the Hall of Fame

"The Hall of Fame is something I never paid much attention to, but I came a couple years ago to it and it felt like a really beautiful thing, a celebration of our culture and something that's a really integral part of growing up in the world today," Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea told Rolling Stone backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the night of his band's induction. "It means a lot to me to be a part of it." Adds Anthony Kiedis, "We're not really done creating...It's nice to be acknowledged, but we've got work to do."

Interview by Patrick Doyle, video by Eric Helton

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