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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 &apo…
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 s…
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 artists including Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Donny Hathaway and Mike Jame…
Questlove and Amy Winehouse Forming Supergroup
The Roots released their ninth album 'How I Got Over' in June, recently wrapped production on John Legend's upcoming project 'Wake Up!' and already drummer and producer Questlove is at work on his next venture.
Questlove's latest mission is to form a supergroup with trou…
The Roots Preview ‘How I Got Over’
The Roots' highly-anticipated ninth album 'How I Got Over' will hit stores on June 22. And while Eminem and Drake would certainly disagree with this, but apparently it is possible to prevent your entire album from leaking before the scheduled release date...
Chiddy Bang Introduce Their New Brand of Hip-Hop
Meet Chiddy Bang, the Philly-based duo of 19-year olds who are perking up ears and commanding attention with their progressive blend of hip-hop, indie and electronic music. Producer Noah "Xaphoon Jones" Beresin and rapper Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege, dropped their first mixtape 'The…
Questlove Talks Jimmy Fallon, Erykah Badu and Roots Picnic
Roots drummer Questlove sat down with Billboard Thursday and discussed a variety subjects, from the history of his legendary band to the benefits of his gig with Jimmy Fallon, and the reason that Run D.M.C. won't be playing the annual Roots Picnic this summer, as planned...
Ghostface, Raekwon, Method Man Added to Roots Picnic
It was announced Thursday (May 6) by Roots drummer Questlove that the special guest performers at this year's annual Roots picnic will be none other than Staten Island's finest Ghostface Killah, Raekwon and Method Man, who released the collaboration 'Wu Massacre' in March...
John Legend, The Roots and Q-Tip Pitch In on Earth Day
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, several prominent musicians are joining forces at an event at the National Mall in Washington D.C. on Sunday, April 25.
After nine days of advocacy events and exhibits, the final day of festivities at the National Mall will feature a host of legen…

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