The Roots

The Roots to Jam at Inaugural Comedy Central Awards
Comedy Central will tape its inaugural Comedy Awards on Saturday (March 26) with tunes courtesy of the Roots. The Philly-based group, who currently serve as the house band for 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' will be on hand to provide live music and entertainment throughout the award show.…
The Roots Tap Nas, Wiz Khalifa for the 4th Annual Roots Picnic
The Roots have announced the lineup for their fourth annual picnic which will take place at the festival pier in Philadelphia on June 4. As expected the lineup for the all-day event mixes genres with Nas and Wiz Khalifa joining the Roots as headliners and recent Grammy award winner Esperanza Spaldin…
John Legend & The Roots Talk Nina Simone on ‘Wake Up!’
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Jimmy Fallon to Host The Roots’ 7th Annual Jam Session
The Roots are the coolest band on late night television, holding down the fort on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.' So, it only makes sense that the Fallon returns the favor. The comedian has signed on to host the hip-hop band's 7th Annual Roots Jam Session during Grammy week in Los Ang…
Dice Raw Injured in Car Accident
Musician Dice Raw, a longtime collaborator and friend of The Roots, is recovering from injuries sustained during a car accident last Wednesday (Jan 5). The Philadelphia native was driving through his hometown when a woman ran a red light while making a U-turn on the north side of the city, subsequen…
The Roots Recall Near Beef With The Fugees
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Hip-hop collective The Roots aren't known for being troublemakers, staying out of beefs during their long career. But that doesn't mean they haven't gotten close to sparring with another group. The band's leader Questlove recently spoke on an incident that took place during the '90s …

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