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Questlove Working on Memoir

Questlove has earned himself a reputation as a man of many talents, but The Roots drummer is currently gearing up to add author to his long list of creative endeavors.

According to his site OkayPlayer, Quest plans to release a memoir, tentatively titled 'Mommy, What's

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John Legend & The Roots, ‘I Can’t Write Left-Handed’ (In-Studio) — Exclusive

John Legend's upcoming collaborative release with The Roots is not your average covers album. Aptly titled 'Wake Up!,' the album includes the oft-overlooked Bill Withers track 'I Can't Write Left-Ha

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John Legend and The Roots, ‘Wake Up Everybody’ — New Video

Artist: John Legend and The Roots feat. Melanie Fiona and Common
Song: 'Wake Up Everybody'
Why You Should Watch: Melanie Fiona and Common join the pairing of Legend and the legendary Roots crew in the video for the first single off the collaborative project tit

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John Legend, the Roots Play New Song at Miss Universe Pageant

Last night John Legend and the Roots were on hand in Las Vegas to provide background music for the Miss Universe pageant. Not a bad gig, although the Cirque du Soleil's 'Viva Elvis' orchestra got to soundtrack the swimsuit p

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John Legend Receives Replacement Grammy

Early in August, John Legend tweeted a photo of a broken Grammy Award, explaining that his nephew was to blame for the casualty. "I hope they send replacement Grammys!" Legend wrote on Twitter, after showing the photo of his mangled award for Best R&B Album of 2005.

Well, Legend got lucky this week. During a trip to The

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Questlove Still Makes DJ Gig Despite Car Accident

Questlove was involved in a minor car accident last night (Aug. 12) while on his way to DJ at the New York City hotspot Brooklyn Bowl. Quest wasn't doing the actual driving, but was caught off guard and found himself a little shook up when his driver ran into a cab causing what he says was 'a small pile up.'

The Roots drummer holds down a spot at Brookly

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Top Five Tweets of the Week

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In this week's round-up of the Top Five Tweets of the Week, Questlove and John Legend talk the art of tweeting, Chris Brown teases fans with information about a forthcoming album, Ne-Yo gives the l

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John Legend and The Roots Re-Work Classics on ‘Wake Up!’

To create his fourth studio album, 'Wake Up!' John Legend enlisted the creative guidance of production veterans, The Roots, which has resulted in an album laced with soulful renditions of classic '60s and '70s songs, in addition to the project's sole original track 'Shine.'

Production on 'Wake Up!' began in 2008, when it was merely intended to be a one-track addition to Lege

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Q-Tip Curating Hennessy Artistry Tour

A Tribe Called Quest leader Q-Tip has been selected to headline and lead the curation of this year's Hennessy Artistry tour. The program, which uses the alcohol company's dollars and influence to put on shows in New York, Chicago, Miami and Detroit, will feature Tip and The Roots at each stop with local talent opening up the shows. The Abstract recently

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John Legend and The Roots Reveal ‘Wake Up!’ Tracklist

John Legend and the Roots will debut 11 tracks on their collaborative album 'Wake Up!' which will be released on September 21.

The covers album -- produced exclusively by the Roots -- will feature remakes of 10 classic songs by

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