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Yes, Please: M.I.A. And The Roots Performed Together On ‘Fallon’ Last Night

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To hype her new album, M.I.A. dropped by "Fallon" to perform with the Roots.


Watch Jimmy Fallon, The Roots And The Sesame Street Gang Sing The ‘Sesame Street’ Theme

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Ever wanted to see The Roots and the cast of "Sesame Street" sing the "Sesame Street" theme song? With Jimmy Fallon? Well OK, then.

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Black Simon & Garfunkel Cover Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ On Fallon, Really Need To Do A Full Album

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Questlove and "Captain" Kirk Douglas of The Roots teamed up on tonight's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" for another Black Simon & Garfunkel segment.

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Listen To Elvis Costello And The Roots Cover John Lennon’s Angriest Song


During a show in Brooklyn, Elvis Costello and the Roots dusted off John Lennon's "I Found Out."


Kanye Makes Surprise ‘Fallon’ Performance, Disses Ray J

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While <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/09/twerk-fire-girl-jimmy-kimmel-troll" target="_blank">Jimmy Kimmel was revealing the ‘greatest lie ever told’ last night</a>, the other Jimmy was giving Kanye Kardashian a little shine time.

Watch Kanye West Perform ‘Bound 2′ On ‘Fallon’ With The Roots And A Children’s Choir

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Kanye West dropped by "Late Night" to perform "Bound 2" for the first time ever.

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Stream Elvis Costello’s Collaborative Album With The Roots One Week Early


Because your life could use more Elvis Costello and the Roots.


Jimmy Fallon’s Ladysmith Snack Mambazo ‘Pringles’ Song Is A Munchy Anthem

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Jimmy Fallon has one the tokers out there. They still say tokers, right? Yeah, they totally still say tokers.

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Watch Robin Thicke Sing “Blurred Lines” With Jimmy Fallon & The Roots

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Things get a certain point that by the time an album's ready to finally hit stores we're almost tired of it.


Blurred Lines (Classroom Instruments Edition)


Robin Thicke, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots grab some elementary school instruments and perform "Blurred Lines.

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Robin Thicke Performing ‘Blurred Lines’ With The Roots, Jimmy Fallon & Kiddie Instruments Was Incredible

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The Roots can do more with a kid's xylophone than you can with an auto-playing piano. Exhibit A: this "Blurred Lines" performance.

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Dan Aykroyd’s Blues Brothers-esque Fallon Intro Was A Nice Reminder Of Why We Love Dan Aykroyd

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Oh, just Dan Aykroyd performing "Born in Chicago" with The Roots. Wait, wuh?

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The Lonely Island, The Roots And Jimmy Fallon Performing 'YOLO' Is A Work Of Art

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The Lonely Island are still pretty awesome, in case everyone forgot.

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Elvis Costello + The Roots – “Walk Us Uptown” (Lyric Video)

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A Roots/Elvis Costello joint project wasn't the first thing on my musical wish list but the idea grew on me after listening to "Walk Us Uptown.

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Hear ‘Walk Us Uptown,’ The First Single From The Roots And Elvis Costello’s Collaborative Album

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Listen to the first single, "Walk Us Uptown," from the Roots and Elvis Costello's sure-to-be-excellent collaborative album.


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.


City Of Philly Celebrates The Roots With Multistory Mural

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Philadelphia, not New York City, is the birthplace of graffiti.

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