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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 awa

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Watch ‘The Legendary,’ a New Documentary About the Roots

What would it be like to play in the Roots? What would it be like to play so consistently, passionately and hard night-after-night that the industry and fans all over the world end up respecting your musical prowess and dedication to your craft? A new online documentary clip seeks to answer those questions while providing some unique insight into what makes the Roots tick as musicians.

Entitled 'The Legendary,' the short film spe

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Ne-Yo, Chaka Khan Hit the 7th Annual Roots Jam Session

When it comes to the Roots Jam Sessions, surprise appearances are pretty much expected, but for this year's show, the list of special guests didn't fail to disappoint. For their 7th Annual Roots Jam Session held a

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John Legend & the Roots Grab Grammys for ‘Shine,’ ‘Wake Up!’

It's turning out to be a big night for John Legend and the Roots. The R&B crooner and the rap band have snagged three Grammys for their collaborative album 'Wake Up!.' Up for five awards at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, the group won for Best R&B Album, Best R&B Song fo

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John Legend & The Roots Talk Nina Simone on ‘Wake Up!’

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In honor of Black History Month and the five Grammy nominations that 'Wake Up!' received, we're taking a look at the track-by-track breakdown of John Legend and the Roots' collaborati

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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 duri

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Lauryn Hill, John Legend & the Roots Tapped for 2011 JazzFest

With her recent reemergence on the performance circuit, Lauryn Hill is popping up on several 2011 festival line-ups. Yesterday she was announced as one of the acts for Coachella 2011, and now Ms. Hill is headed down south for her next venture. Th

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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 makin

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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 W

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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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