Posts Tagged: THE ROOTS


Questlove Talked At-Length About His Unhealthy Obsession With ‘Soul Train’ On NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’

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Questlove is obsessed with Soul Train. No, he's really, REALLY obsessed with Soul Train.


Watch Jimmy Fallon’s Magnificent ‘Game Of Thrones’ Parody, ‘Game Of Desks’

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Jimmy Fallon's "Game of Desks," a parody of HBO's "Game of Thrones," is magnificent.

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Celebrate The Roots ‘Tonight Show’ Gig By Watching Their Performance With Ghostface Killah

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Watch the Roots tear through "I Declare War" with Ghostface Killah on "Late Night."


Jimi Hendrix Would Be Proud Of Janelle Monáe’s ‘Little Wing’ Cover With The Roots

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Janelle Monáe and the Roots covered Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" on "Fallon" last night.


Black Simon & Garfunkel: Thrift Shop


Jimmy Fallon welcomes back <a href="">Black Simon & Garfunkel</a> to cover "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.


Four Thumbs Up: The 8 Best ‘Chappelle’s Show’ Music Performances

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A playlist of the best music performances from "Chappelle's Show," including Kanye West and Common, the Roots, Killer Mike, and Nas.

Next Big Thing Jessie Ware Showed Off Her Stuff With The Roots On ‘Fallon’

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Soulful British songstress Jessie Ware is on her first U.S. tour, and she stopped by "Jimmy Fallon" last night to perform "Wildest Moments" with the Roots.

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Fallon, Mariah & The Roots Delightfully Sing ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ With Classroom Instruments

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This may be the best version of this song I've ever heard. I defy you watch this and not feel warm inside. Nice work, Mariah and Fallon and the Roots!

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Jimmy Fallon And The Roots Adorably Win The Internet Again (And The Morning Links)

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Jimmy Fallon sits with The Roots, Mariah Carey, and adorable kids for a backstage performance of 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'

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"Your Body" (w/ Office Supplies)


Christina Aguilera, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots perform "Your Body" using office supplies as instruments.


Black Simon and Garfunkel Sing Taylor Swift


Jimmy Fallon welcomes Black Simon and Garfunkel back to sing a popular Taylor Swift song.

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The Roots Sang To Andy Murray Because He's A Champion Now

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After becoming the first British man to win a Grand Slam breakfast title in 76 years, Andy Murray is just about the hottest name in all of sports right now.


Black Simon and Garfunkel Sing One Direction


By request from the audience suggestion box, Jimmy Fallon welcomes Black Simon and Garfunkel to sing a popular One Direction song.


Questlove’s Ten Most Notable Musical Collaborations

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Recently, someone asked me if I could be any TV character ever, who would I be.

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The Roots and Jimmy Fallon Covered ‘Call Me Maybe’

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Considering it’s basically the weekend, I wasn’t looking forward to writing about Morgan Freeman answering the question, “Did we invent, God.

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Every 'Late Night' Shout Out To The Roots Ever

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No person who possesses a soul dislikes The Roots.


UPROXX @ SXSW: MOG At The Mohawk 2012 Featuring The Roots, More


Shocking news flash: The Roots are great at music, and even better at playing it in front of you.

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