Posts Tagged ‘the roots’

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg & Questlove of the Roots Announce Launch of Made in NY Media Center

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New York is one of America’s major media markets, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the opening of a new center to help bolster that fact.

The Roots drummer joined Bloomberg Tuesday in the announcement of the Made In NY Media Center.…

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VIDEO: Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa & The Roots Perform ‘Young, Wild & Free’ LIVE

With some help from The Roots band, Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa performed their catchy single ‘Young, Wild & Free’ live on

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VIDEO: Method Man & The Roots Perform on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

The Late Night With Jimmy Fallon show was the setting for Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man to connect with The Roots for a performance of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) track “Protect Ya Neck.” Watch.

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Roots’ Drummer Questlove To Release Insightful Memoir This Summer

According to Rolling Stone, Questlove, drummer of legendary hip-hop group The Roots, is working on a book that will be part memoir, part cultural study.

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VIDEO: Wale & The Roots Perform Live on “Jimmy Fallon”

Wale returned to “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” for the first televised performance of his new single “Bad.”
The Maybach Music rapper was joined by The Roots and singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, who played guitar and provided vocals. Watch.

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The City of Philadelphia Dedicates Wall Mural To Legendary Group The Roots

The Roots have been ambassadors for Philadelphia in Hip-Hop and world culture overall since hitting the scene in 1993, now The City of Brotherly Love recently decided to reciprocate by dedicating a mural to them in their honor.

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VIDEO: Meek Mill & Kirko Bangz Perform on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Meek Mill & Kirko Bangz made their late-night debut on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” The MMG MC performed his single “Young & Gettin’ It” with some help from Kirko Bangz, The Roots, and Funkmaster Flex. Watch.

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VIDEO: Flo Rida & The Roots perform ‘Good Feeling’ – Live On Jimmy Fallon

Flo Rida and the legendary The Roots perform ‘Good Feeling’ on Jimmy Fallon’s special in Indianapolis. The host also announced that the single will be no. 1 on Top 40 chart next week.

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VIDEO: D’Angelo Performs Live with The Roots At Bonnaroo

In his first performance in the U.S. in over 12 years, D’Angelo joined The Roots in a surprise performance at Bonnaroo.

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?uestlove of The Roots to Teach College Course at NYU

The Roots drummer Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson can now add “professor” to his résumé. According to a response tweet from yesterday, the Roots’ drummer will co-teach a course called “Classic Albums” at NYU.

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VIDEO: Cee-Lo Green Brings X-Mas Cheer To ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Cee-Lo Green brought along a little Christmas spirit as he visited “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Cee-Lo joined The Roots to perform his soulful track from his holiday album CeeLo’s Magic Moment. Watch.

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VIDEO: T.I. Performs Live With The Roots on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

T.I. linked up with The Roots for an energetic performance of “Ball” for ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.’ Watch.

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