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5 October, 2012 12:55 pm

Another remix from The Robert Glasper Project, Black Radio Rediscovered, which also features collaborations with Mos Def, Little Brother, and Pete Rock.

4 October, 2012 3:59 am

Kendrick performs “Swimming Pools (Drank)” on Jimmy Fallon, backed by the legendary Roots crew.

21 September, 2012 6:22 am

Last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, SNL actress Maya Rudolph appeared, and performed Prince’s classic single “Darling Nikki” alongside the legendary Roots crew and her partner-in-crime Gretchen Lieberum. This wasn’t quite an impromptu performance, as the two make up “Princess”, and are performing a selection of Prince covers tonight at The Brooklyn Bowl [cont.]

14 September, 2012 4:44 am

The Roots will be honored by the city of Philadelphia, with a mural of the group located at the World Communications Charter School, 1433 South Street. Produced by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Project, The Roots thank the city for the honor in the above clip.

26 July, 2012 2:20 am

The Roots back Nelly for this performance of perhaps one of the worst songs of the 100BPM Neptunes-era of club bangers.

10 July, 2012 1:32 pm

Frank Ocean makes his debut television appearance tonight on Jimmy Fallon, performing “Bad Religion” from Channel: Orange, which is out on Itunes now.

15 June, 2012 1:07 am

A classic done justice.

15 May, 2012 3:41 am

Big K.R.I.T. collaborates with The Roots for his single from Live From The Underground up at Late Night.

25 April, 2012 6:33 pm

This will work greater for his campaign than all the mud-slinging the other side can muster.

16 March, 2012 6:20 am

Happening June 2nd and 3rd in Philly at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, The 5th Annual Roots Picnic will include performances by The Roots, Kid Cudi, De La Soul, Wale, Major Lazer, Diplo, St. Vincent, The Tune-Yards, Danny Brown, Shabazz Palaces, Moosh & Twist, Flosstradamus, Stretch Armstrong, The Hood Internet, Star Slinger, Mr. MFN Exquire, [cont.]

6 February, 2012 2:26 pm

Nas appears on Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon to perform his 2011 single “Nasty”, with The Roots backing him up.

6 February, 2012 2:17 pm

This comes from the soundtrack to a new film called Soundtrack For A Revolution, due February 14th, chronicalling the civil rights movement of the 1960′s.

15 January, 2012 2:51 pm

Common celebrates the release of The Dreamer/The Believer with The Roots, live on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

5 January, 2012 4:46 pm

After Black Star’s performance on Jimmy Fallon the other night, ?uestlove explains the story behind J. Dilla’s “Little Brother” beat.

5 January, 2012 12:17 pm

21214134 by YardieGoals BSLBJFL by YardieGoals Looks like Mos Def Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli are really running with the Black Star reunion. Surely we’ll see an album this year? Here, they join The Roots on Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon, performing “You Already Knew” and “Little Brother”, produced by J. Dilla.

14 December, 2011 4:48 pm

A nine-minute film based on The Roots recently @@@@1/2 rated LP here at HHS.

12 December, 2011 4:03 pm

I guess at 17, listening to “Distortion To Static” in the whip, I fully expected The Roots to be around 17 years later at 34. Of course, at that time, I also expected by now I’d be listening to A Tribe Called Quest’s ninth LP and Biggie’s sixth. However the transformation that The Roots crew [cont.]

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