#live music

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.

THE ROOTS

Dierks Bentley’s ‘Pearl Jam Week’ Cover Of ‘Alive’ Was Absolutely Terrible

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Dierks Bentley is not the guy you want singing Pearl Jam's anthem.

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.

#jimmy fallon

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.

#live music

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

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

#Kanye West

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.

#Kanye West

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.

#new music

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

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

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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.

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Blurred Lines (Classroom Instruments Edition)

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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.

#jimmy fallon

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?

#jimmy fallon

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.

Wise Up Ghost

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.

#new music

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.

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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.


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