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The Roots, ‘How I Got Over’ — New Video

Artist: The Roots
Song: 'How I Got Over'
Why You Should Watch: The Philadelphia Roots crew managed to make some time in between daily jams with Jimmy Fallon and tweeting to crank out a video for the first official (?) single off their upcoming album of the same name.

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Questlove and Stevie Wonder Involved in Love Triangle?

Unless you're an avid reader of Questlove's twitter, last night you probably missed what initially looked like a run-of-the-mill "here's what I did today" status update that actually linked to a lengthy personal confession by the Roots drummer.

Or was it? Though he's been known to get personal on his blogs in t

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Documentary Explores Women’s Role in Philly Hip-Hop

Filmmaker Maori Karmael Holmes set out to shoot her master's thesis at Temple University with two goals in mind -- one was to explore the history of women in hip-hop, and the other was to look at the city of Philadelphia's contributions to the genre

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Common, Questlove Talk Hennessy Artistry Series

Cognac kings Hennessy are embracing the hip hip community with an upcoming four-city series of musical performances curated by Common and Philadelphia hometown heroes, the Roots. Fans in attendance of any of the Hennessy Artistry Series shows can

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Jay-Z to Make ‘Surprise’ Pre-All Points Appearance?

Last week's news that Roc Nation CEO, Jay-Z would step in to headline Friday's All Points West Festival made waves, after the Beastie Boys dropped out of the lineup when Adam "MCA" Yauch announced tha

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The Roots Debut ‘How I Got Over’ on Fallon

The legendary Roots crew debuted a new track from their forthcoming album 'How I Got Over' last night on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.'

The song, which is the title track from the album, has been called "a prime slice of the Roots' socially conscious hip-hop" by Billboard. A video for 'How I Got Over' will also be released in Jul

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The Roots, Public Enemy Take Over Philly for Pier Picnic

If we had to give the 2nd Annual Roots picnic a theme, we'd simply say: Music unites the masses. Unarguably the best hip-hop band ever, The Roots, who scored a gig jamming for Jimmy Fallon Monday-Friday, packed approximately 7,000 music lovers and an awesome assortment of talent into the Festival Pier at Penn's Landing on Saturday.

The legendary Roots crew kicked off the all-day af

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Say What! — Usher Gives Teens a Chance to Direct Next Video + More

Usher is hosting a Body by Milk-sponsored contest to give teens an opportunity to direct his next music video ...

Known for throwing one hell of a party, Diddy threw ex-girlfriend Kim Porter an intimate birthday bash at Murano Restaurant & Lounge in

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The Roots Crash Tourbus in Paris

The Roots got into an accident last night in Paris, when their double-decker tour bus did a "360 on the highway and end up ramped up (the van that crashed into ours was UNDER our double decker bus) in the air," according to the blog post ?uestlove put up minutes later.

Though several of the ba

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The Roots to Retire From Touring?

This past weekend, ?uestlove announced via Youtube that The Roots, who have been on the road for the better part of the last decade, have finally decided to retire from touring to take on a new challenge in March, as the house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Though Quest quickly dispelled the rumors that the

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