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Frank Ocean In Six-Way Tie For Most GRAMMY Noms

He stands with Kanye West, Jay-Z, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, fun., and Mumford & Sons as the six artists who have six nominations each, topping all other artists.

12/06/2012

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WATCH Mariah Carey Sing “All I Want For Christmas Is You” With Jimmy Fallon

Everyone’s favorite Christmas song gets even cutesier with help from Jimmy Fallon and some children’s instruments.

12/05/2012

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Which LPs Should Questlove Cover In His NYU Course On Classic Albums?

The Roots’ Questlove – drummer, DJ, “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” sidekick and man about town – will soon be Prof Questo.

10/17/2012

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Lauryn Hill Joins The Roots For Philadelphia Show

Lauryn Hill was the Roots’ surprise guest at Philadelphia’s annual Wawa Welcome America concert on July 4. The Grammy winning singer’s unscheduled appearance came just five days after she pleaded guilty to evading federal taxes.

07/10/2012

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Frank Ocean Offers Early Release Of “Channel Orange”

Fans anticipating Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange album received a treat on Tuesday (July 10) morning. The left field R&B singer’s major label debut hit iTunes 12:30am, a full week before the project’s original release date.

07/10/2012

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President Obama “Slow Jams the News” With The Roots & Jimmy Fallon! (Video)

President Obama continues to show the country that he is the coolest and hippest POTUS of all time! Last night he appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and took part in Jimmy’s famous  “Slow […]

04/25/2012

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Last.fm Trends: The Roots Come Undun

Influential hip-hop group The Roots are readying their third album in eighteen months, with undun due for release on December 6th. undun follows two albums, How I Got Over and Wake Up!, both released in […]

11/17/2011

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6th Annual Summer Spirit Festival w/ Nas: Pre-Sale Today Thru Sun!

The 6th Annual Summer Spirit Festival hits Merriweather Post Pavilion Aug 14th, starring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nas[/lastfm], Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Roots[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chuck Brown[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bilal[/lastfm], The Foreign Exchange (Phonte & Nicolay w/ Live […]

06/03/2011

The Kool Out’s Neo-Soul Moment

Come and Mellow out with The Kool Out and check out this Neo-Soul video from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Roots[/lastfm]…

02/03/2011

John Legend and ?uestlove Talk About Risks Of ‘Wake Up’

If [lastfm]John Legend[/lastfm] listened to one record executive, it would never have happened. But he followed his heart instead – and the result: “Wake Up” – the new collaborative effort with [lastfm]The Roots[/lastfm].  Roots drummer ?uestlove and […]

10/21/2010

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