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Jake Jenkins on 06/04/14 - 08:49 AM
Stream The Roots' new allbum ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin in full over at Pitchfork Advance.
Chris Collum on 05/13/14 - 01:04 PM
The Roots' drummer Questlove has posted the first in a weekly series of essays over at Vulture exploring the history and current landscape of hip-hop and what it means for black culture. It's an interesting read and well worth your time.
Jake Jenkins on 04/24/14 - 08:36 AM
In case you missed it, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform "Woods" and a whole different version of "Holocene" with The Roots. You can watch the web-exclusive version of the latter here.
Ryan Dennehy on 02/07/14 - 06:42 AM
Run the Jewels will be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on January 22nd, backed by The Roots. Get hyped in the replies!
Chris Collum on 01/16/14 - 12:14 PM
Watch Kanye West's performance of "Bound 2" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, featuring Charlie Wilson and The Roots.
Drew Beringer on 09/09/13 - 11:48 PM
You can stream Elvis Costello & The Roots new collaboration album, Wise Up Ghost, over at NPR. The record will be in stores next Tuesday, September 17th.

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Drew Beringer on 09/09/13 - 05:00 PM
You can watch Ariana Grande performing "The Way" with Mac Miller and The Roots from last night's episode of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/15/13 - 10:54 AM
The Roots and Elvis Costello have announced a collaborative album, Wise Up Ghost. The album will be released on September 17th via Blue Note Records.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/29/13 - 07:44 AM
Watch Jessie Ware's American TV debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon here where she performs "Wildest Moments" with The Roots.
Kyle Huntington on 01/18/13 - 04:33 AM
Watch Sky Ferreira's television debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon here where she performs "Everything Is Embarrassing" with The Roots.
Kyle Huntington on 01/08/13 - 10:05 AM
The Roots' new album will be titled &TYSYC.

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Jason Tate on 07/02/12 - 11:50 AM
Guys, guys, wow. This is my favorite news of the day. As if you could enjoy Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" any more than you already do, there is a video in the replies of her performing the song with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots. I'm watching it on a loop.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/09/12 - 09:34 AM
Watch The Roots covering Beastie Boys' "Paul Revere" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/01/12 - 05:58 AM
John Legend and The Roots doing a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing In The Dark" can be seen here.
Jonathan Bautts on 03/02/12 - 01:26 AM
Check out a video of Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) performing a "jam session" version of "Perth" with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon here.
Kyle Huntington on 02/09/12 - 12:12 PM
The Roots have released a short-film to accompany their new album Undun.

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Jason Tate on 12/15/11 - 12:20 PM
You can stream The Roots' new album undun over at NPR.com.
Drew Beringer on 11/30/11 - 12:36 AM
Listen to The Roots' "Make My" featuring Big K.R.I.T. here. It is the first single off their upcoming album undun.

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Dre Okorley on 10/17/11 - 02:00 PM
Jump to the replies to watch Stephen Colbert perform Rebecca Black's "Friday" with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/02/11 - 12:19 AM
TV On The Radio, Cat Power, The Roots and more will play this year's LouFest in Forest Park, St.Louis. Head here for more details.

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Kyle Huntington on 03/31/11 - 04:50 AM
Head to the replies to watch Lissie perform "When I'm Alone" with ?uestlove (The Roots) on Jimmy Fallon.
Kyle Huntington on 02/05/11 - 07:51 AM
Duffy is releasing her new album, Endlessly, next week. The record is produced by Albert Hammond and the rhythm section is provided by The Roots. The first single from the album, "Well, Well, Well", is available for download here and you can head to the replies to see the official video.
Kyle Huntington on 11/27/10 - 05:31 AM
Regina Spektor's performance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon can be seen here.
Jonathan Bautts on 11/24/10 - 02:33 PM
The studio version of John Legend & The Roots' cover of Arcade Fire's "Wake Up" has surfaced.
Jonathan Bautts on 11/23/10 - 10:04 PM
A video of Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake and The Roots performing a rap medley can be seen in the replies.
Jonathan Bautts on 09/30/10 - 01:30 AM
Watch John Legend & The Roots cover Arcade Fire's "Wake Up" in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 09/27/10 - 09:14 AM
Head to the replies to check out John Legend & The Roots performing on Jimmy Fallon.
Ian Walker on 09/25/10 - 09:25 AM
John Legend & The Roots' AOL Session has been posted.
Jonathan Bautts on 09/23/10 - 01:38 AM
And I have held on to many ghosts.
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Blake Solomon on 09/22/10 - 05:33 AM
I'd rather go to hell than be in purgatory.
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Ian Walker on 09/20/10 - 11:09 PM
Billboard's cover story on John Legend & ?uestlove can be viewed here.
Jonathan Bautts on 09/18/10 - 01:41 PM
You can stream John Legend & The Roots' new covers record, Wake Up!, on NPR.
Garett Press on 09/13/10 - 07:06 AM
Another studio performance from John Legend & The Roots has hit the internet. Check out their cover of Donny Hathaway's "Little Ghetto Boy" in the replies. Their album Wake Up! is due September 21.
Ian Walker on 09/09/10 - 08:41 PM
Another track from John Legend's collaboration album with The Roots has surfaced online. "Shine" is the album closer and is the only one that's not a cover. Check it out here. Wake Up! is due September 21.
Ian Walker on 09/07/10 - 01:13 PM
Check out a video of John Legend & The Roots covering Bill Withers' "I Can't Write Left Handed" here. Their collaboration album Wake Up! is due September 21.
Ian Walker on 09/02/10 - 09:23 AM
The video for John Legend & The Roots' "Wake Up Everybody" can be viewed here. Their collaboration album Wake Up! is due Sept 21.
Jonathan Bautts on 08/19/10 - 12:09 PM
Head to the replies to see The Roots' new video for "The Fire."

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Blake Solomon on 07/26/10 - 10:20 PM
Questlove (The Roots) has announced that the band will release a total of three albums in 2010. The next, Wake Up, will be released in September.

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Blake Solomon on 07/21/10 - 01:06 PM
The Roots' new album How I Got Over is now streaming on myspace.

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Blake Solomon on 06/18/10 - 02:58 PM
The Roots will release How I Got Over on June 22nd. Tracklisting and album art is in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 05/20/10 - 10:36 PM
Head to the replies to see Patrick Stump covering Bobby Womack's "If You Think You're Lonely Now" with The Roots.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 04/28/10 - 06:40 PM
The Roots are working on their new album, titled How I Got Over.
Steve Henderson on 06/10/09 - 10:09 AM
The Roots' album, Game Theory, is available on Amazon MP3 for $2.99.
Joe DeAndrea on 04/05/09 - 12:08 PM
There appears to be a rumor that The Roots might end up being Jimmy Fallon's house band when he takes over for Conan O'Brien. Yikes.
Steve Henderson on 11/17/08 - 11:36 AM
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