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The Roots, Snoop Dogg & Janelle Monáe to Headline 7th Annual Roots Picnic

The Roots are bringing out all their friends for their 7th annual Roots Picnic.

03/03/2014

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Robin Thicke Joins Jimmy Fallon & The Roots For Unique ‘Blurred Lines’ Rendition

When Robin Thicke was recording “Blurred Lines” last year it’s doubtful he ever envisioned the song to be played with instruments you’d likely see in an elementary school classroom. But last night on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ this is exactly what happened.

08/02/2013

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The Roots & Elvis Costello To Release Collaborative Album ‘Wise Up Ghost’

“We had 13 or 14 songs, but then we said, ‘Ooh! Wait a minute! Let’s replace four of these songs with four better songs!” Questlove said.

05/29/2013

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Questlove Goes ‘Meta’ In New Memoir

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, the Roots co-founder, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon band leader, and harbinger of all things cool, is drumming up a new memoir called Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove. According […]

02/28/2013

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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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