Number 33: “Had an MTV mansion/compound long before anyone did.”
“We have patience. But we do NOT have patience for the #Bitchassness,” Questlove writes.
Delightfully-wigged Sia, Natalie Portman and Jimmy Fallon play the cutest version of ‘Iko Iko’ with The Roots on The Tonight Show.
“Did I just get fired and replaced by a cartoon fish?”
The Roots drummer Questlove has shared a moving story about how a run-in with police when he was 16 cut short his passion for Bono-led rockers U2, who have since given him a “new beginning” by performing with The Roots in New York. Taking to Instagram to post a photo of U2 (below), Questlove, sometimes
Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA recently shared a new collaborative single, The Mexican, with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello and together they performed the track on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, with a little help from house band The Roots, and a pair of breakdancers. The track is actually a cover of British rockers Babe
Dave Chappelle appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon recently, during which he discussed meeting Kanye West and the show’s house band The Roots. Host Fallon also questioned the comedian about being featured on the artwork for Prince‘s 2013 single Breakfast Can Wait. Chappelle first recounted how he met The Roots after he was
Despite their status as one of the world’s hardest-working bands in any genre — from their gig as the Tonight Show house band, to regular tours, constant collaborations, and individual member side-projects — The Roots have recorded a new album, titled And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. The band revealed the title back in January
The Roots drummer and internationally renowned hip-hop expert, Questlove has released an apology via his official Facebook page, in reference to a controversial Instagram post which resulted in a wave backlash against the drummer, who some say was displaying racial insensitivity. The band were on tour in Japan before Christmas where the artist found a
Hip hop visionaries The Roots have announced they will be performing a cheeky run of sideshows while in town for Falls Festival 2013, announcing shows for both Sydney and Melbourne. For four years now, The Roots have held the position of house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, so put them in a headlining
Kanye West set fire to the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon stage with an incredible performance of his song Bound 2 off his sixth studio album Yeezus, released back in June. West received some help from Late Night house band The Roots, singer Charlie Wilson, who did vocals on the record, and a children’s choir.
Hip hop legends and Jimmy Fallon house band, The Roots have been added to the already stocked lineup for Southbound 2014, joining Vampire Weekend, MGMT and Grizzly Bear. A change in scheduling regarding The Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon, for which the funk-soul octet work as the nightly house band, means the group will
UPDATE: The Falls Festival 2013/2014 lineup has been announced – details here! The cats behind Falls Festival have announced via Facebook that the first lineup for the 2013 / 2014 event will be announced Monday, 12th August in the AM. The announcement will also come hand in hand with the first opportunity to win a
The Roots have revealed plans to bring their unequalled live show to Australian shores for a 2013 tour. When a hungry fan tweeted drummer Questlove, asking if they’d be coming Down Under soon, the hip hop legend replied simply that the band “will be in Aussie day after Xmas for a week in 2013.” This
It seems like every dude and his dog has covered Daft Punk‘s smash hit Get Lucky, so it should come as no surprise that alt country rockers Wilco, hip hop act The Roots and even the President of the United States have gotten on board – well, sort of. Wilco decided to Get Lucky at
A new full-length album is on the way that has a number of generations excited. Slated for a release sometime around Tuesday, 17th September Wise Up Ghost sees the legendary talents of Elvis Costello conducted in harmony with the genius of the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon house band, The Roots. The band’s frontman ?uestlove