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Questlove Pays Tribute to Roy Ayers in New Documentary
Legendary neo-soul musician Roy Ayers will be honored in an upcoming documentary titled 'The Roy Ayers Project.' The film will feature appearances from respected musicians, including Roots drummer Questlove, who will discuss the influence that Ayers had on his musical career...
Ashley Judd Backtracks, Says No Problem With Hip-Hop
While on a promotional blitz for her new book, 'All That Is Bitter, and Sweet,' Ashley Judd has been causing quite an uproar in the hip-hop community for blasting the genre's music. After coming under fire for her words, now the actress is explaining exactly what she meant...
Nicki Minaj, the Roots Team With Casio for New York City Show
Last night (April 7) at the Best Buy Theater in New York City, Nicki Minaj and the Roots teamed up for the launch of the Casio Tryx camera, an innovative shape-shifting pocket cam. The event was invite-only, with the 'Pink Friday' creator taking a break from her opening slot on Lil Wayne&a…
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…

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