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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

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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 too

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The Roots Score Indie Flick Starring Black Thought

The Roots may be keeping it locked on late night TV as the house band for 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' but they've managed to sneak in some time to score a film. The legendary Philly crew has provided a 'soul-drenched' soundtrack for the new political drama 'Night Catches Us' starring Kerry Was

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Dice Raw Assembles All-Star Cast for ’100′ Remix

The city of Brotherly Love has unified. Producer Dice Raw, best known for contributing to projects from Philly natives The Roots, is at the helm of the Philadelphia Historical remix of '100,' with legen

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Eminem, Jay-Z and B.o.B Square Off for 2011 Grammys

Eminem snagged the most nominations for the 53rd annual Grammys, which were announced during an hour-long TV special on CBS Wednesday evening hosted by LL Cool J. The Detroit rapper is trailed by newcomer Bruno Mars, who scored

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Lauryn Hill Joins The Roots Onstage for Bob Marley Cover

Lauryn Hill continued her slow comeback to the limelight by hitting the stage at a charity event for Parkinson's in New York City over the weekend. The gala, called 'A Funny Thing Happened On the Way

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The Roots, Mary J. Blige and Ronald Isley Dominate at Hennessy Artistry Finale

Hip-hop and R&B flooded Wall Street last night (Oct. 14) as The Roots, Q-Tip, D-Nice, Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige, Ronald Isley, Bobby Brown, Mike Posner and Eve commanded the stage for the Hennessy Artistry

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The Roots to Perform at Philadelphia Obama Rally

U.S. President Barack Obama is back on the campaign trail and working to get members of the Democratic Party elected in November's midterm elections. This means that candidates in swing races will get the presidential treatment at huge rallies for the next month or so

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John Legend and The Roots ‘Wake Up!’ New York City

John Legend and The Roots took over Terminal 5 in New York City on Thursday night (Sept. 23) to premiere their collaborative covers album 'Wake Up!' with the help of some surprise guests. Common and Melanie Fiona appeared on stage for their feature on the joint-album's title-track, while Est

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Watch John Legend and the Roots Perform at AOL Sessions

The recent pairing of John Legend and the Roots is a meeting of the minds that has born a cover album like no other. The singer-songwriter/pianist and hip-hop collective both share an appreciation for instrumentation, a v

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