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Usher, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith + More Cover ‘We Are the Champions’ on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ [VIDEO]

While we usually catch 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon' during the week, the comedian and late-night host filmed a special edition of the show last night (Feb. 1). To make the event even more spectacular, he enlisted some of our favorite stars including Ariana Grande, Sam Smith and Usher to take part in a cover of Queen's 'We Are the Champions.'

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Five Best Songs From The Roots’ ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ LP

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Roots' landmark album, 'Do You Want More?!!!??!,' which was released on Jan. 17, 1995. We decided to dissect the five best tracks from this beloved recording. Give the drummer some.

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Album Cover of the Year – 2015 The BoomBox Fan Choice Awards

Ten candidates, but only one can win. Vote for the rapper or singer you think should win The Boombox Fan Choice Award for Album Cover of the Year.

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Hip-Hop Song of the Year – 2015 The Boombox Fan Choice Awards

Vote for the rapper and song you believe should take home The Boombox Fan Choice Award for Hip-Hop Song of the Year.

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10 Best Album Covers of 2014

From PRhyme's broken heads to FKA twigs' powerful portrait, R&B and hip-hop is covered. Check out The Boombox's Best Album Covers of 2014.

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Questlove Talks Beef Between The Roots and The Notorious B.I.G. [VIDEO]

Believe it or not, the Notorious B.I.G. and The Roots had beef back in the days. Unfortunately, the Philadelphia group couldn't patch things up with the late rapper before his untimely death in March 1997. Drummer Questlove detailed his Biggie story during an episode of the Juan Epstein podcast.

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Honda Presents ’16 Bars’ LIVE: Black Thought Rocks the Mic at Exclusive Event

For the first 16 Bars LIVE event, we enlisted Black Thought of the legendary Roots crew. Renown as one of the best technical MCs ever, Thought got a chance to show off his virtuosity with a high-energy set inspired by the music of James Brown.

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Questlove Pens Heartfelt Tribute To Late Manager Richard Nichols

The Roots' Questlove pens heartfelt tribute to the group's longtime manager and svengali, Richard Nichols, who tragically passed away after battling leukemia.

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The Roots’ Manager Richard Nichols Dies, Music Industry Reacts

The Roots' longtime manager Richard Nichols has died. Rappers and R&B singers send heartfelt condolences on Twitter.

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Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson, Ed Sheeran + More Rock 2014 Philly 4th of July Jam

Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson, Ed Sheeran and more celebrated America with great performances at the 2014 Philly 4th of July Jam.

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