THE ROOTS

Watch Erykah Badu And The Roots Cover Snoop, Kanye, Wu-Tang And More In Grand Fashion

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Watch Erykah Badu and The Roots cover Snoop, Nas, Wu-Tang and more during a live performance of "Love Of My Life."

Hip hop crossovers

Meet The Musicians You Didn’t Know Were Hip-Hop Double-Threats

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Here are some artists that successfully crossed over into the hip-hop music genre.

#music videos

Watch A$AP Rocky And The Roots Perform ‘L$D’ And ‘Jukebox Joints’ On ‘Fallon’

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A$AP Rocky performs two songs - "L$D" and "Jukebox Joints" - on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.'

#Taylor Swift

Watch Black Simon and Garfunkel Take On Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’

We don't remember these characters in that star-studded video...

edutainment

Jam On It: Notable Rappers Who Recorded An Entire Project With A Band

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Jam out to some of your favorite rapper's projects with their respective bands.

#Jimmy Fallon

Watch Madonna Recreate Her Classic Hit ‘Holiday’ With Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, And Kid Instruments

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'The Tonight Show' music room makes a return to get us in the mood for spring with a bubbly version of Madonna's 'Holiday.'

#Game of Thrones

The Roots Recap ‘Game Of Thrones’ With A One-Minute Rap

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Watch The Roots recap the first four seasons of 'Game Of Thrones' with a rap for a 'Tonight Show' audience member.

NCAA Tournament

Villanova’s Crying Piccolo Player Got To Sit In With The Roots On ‘The Tonight Show’

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Jimmy Fallon invited Villanova's crying piccolo girl to sit in and play with The Roots on 'The Tonight Show,' with a few extra surprises.

Roots Picnic

The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky And Erykah Badu Headline The Roots Picnic 2015

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The lineup for the 2015 Roots Picnic is diverse as ever.

#music videos

Meek Mill And Rae Sremmurd Perform At Roots Jam Session 2015

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Video of Meek Mill and Rae Sremmurd performing at The Roots Jam Session.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, And Several Stars Sang ‘We Are The Champions’ (A Cappella) On ‘The Tonight Show’

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'The Tonight Show' debuted a new a cappella video featuring Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Ariana Grande, and One Direction.

questlove

Questlove’s Story About His Longtime Beef With Patti LaBelle Has A Soul Food Twist

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If you promise Questlove a meal, you BETTER follow through on that promise.

#Jimmy Fallon

One Direction & Jimmy Fallon Cheerfully Sing ‘Santa Claus Is Comin To Town’ With Kid Instruments

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One Direction, Jimmy Fallon, And The Roots get into the holiday spirit with 'Santa Claus is Comin to Town' played on kid instruments.

#Jimmy Fallon

Brian Williams Is Once Again Ready To Slow Jam The News With Jimmy Fallon And The Roots

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Brian Williams is willing and able to slow jam the news to a sultry level with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots.

#Jimmy Fallon

Here’s Jimmy Fallon Taking On Mark Ruffalo And Stephen Merchant In A Cutthroat Game Of ‘Musical Beers’

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'Musical Beers' is a play on musical chairs, but with a much more cutthroat spin when Jimmy Fallon is involved.

THE TONIGHT SHOW

Jimmy Fallon And The Roots Should Go Ahead And Cover Every U2 Song

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After U2 canceled their appearance on 'The Tonight Show,' Jimmy Fallon and The Roots treated us all to a cover of 'Desire.'


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