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The Roots, Kid Rock & Travie McCoy Perform Beastie Boys Tribute

The Roots were joined by Travie McCoy and Kid Rock for a Beastie Boys tribute performance at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Chuck D of Public Enemy did the honors of inducting Mike D and Ad-Rock who were present in MCA’s absence. Check out the ceremony when it airs May 5th.  – […]

Future Makes ‘Magic’ With The Roots

F2 by 3030fm Future hit our television sets last night to perform on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The ATL rapper backed by The Roots performed “Magic,” off his debut album Pluto, due out April 17th.   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Video: ANTHM – ‘Never Do’

  New York City native ANTHM was on the attack in his last video, but this time he switches it up with a more laid back approach as he takes on “Never Do” by The Roots featuring Raphael Saadiq. Take a stroll through NYC with ANTHM and hear him wax poetics about his trials and […]

Check Out The 5th Annual Roots Picnic Lineup

The two day span of June 2nd and 3rd, makes Philadelphia the place to be! Today the 5th Annual Roots Picnic lineup was announced with notable names, KiD CuDi, De La Soul, Wale, Diplo, Shabazz Palaces, Danny Brown and Mr. MFN eXquire among others will join The Roots. The two day show will take place […]

ASCAP Presented the 3rd Annual Grammy Brunch Sponsored by PEPSI

ASCAP Presented the 3rd Annual Grammy Brunch Sponsored by PEPSI. Taking place at the luxurious Sunset Tower Hotel Pool Terrace, the event was attended by celebrities and ASCAP’s closest members such as  NE-YO, SHAGGY, KELLY PRICE, LEDISI, ROCSI DIAZ, PAUL EPWORTH, DEENA CARTER, DJ WHITESHADOW, MARCUS PAULK, ARI LEVINE and BRYAN MICHAEL COX amongst others. This year’s ASCAP Grammy nominees include Bruno […]

Video: Young Jeezy & Ne-Yo Perform On Jimmy Fallon

YJLYAFNJFL by YardieGoals Young Jeezy is still riding that TM:103 wave and rightfully so, his latest single “Leave You Alone” featuring Ne-Yo is picking up steam. Last night the two performed on Jimmy Fallon backed by The Roots. The track should have a video hitting the internet soon.  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Collaborative Project Between Questlove & Jay-Z In The Works

HollywoodTV spoke with The Legendary Roots Crew drummer Questlove at the Sundace Film Festival this past week. The musical genius announced he is working on a collaborative project with Jay-Z. He also said he will be gifting Jay’s baby girl, Blue Ivy with a loaded iPod filled with plenty of music. Lucky blue!  – Sean […]

Nas Performs “Nasty” With The Roots

21223138 by YardieGoals   Nas hit Jimmy Fallon’s traveling stage in Indianapolis to perform “Nasty” backed by The Legendary Roots Crew. Check the performance out in case you missed it Thursday night. Advertisement  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Q-Tip, ?uestlove & Black Thought Trace Their Ancestry

Many of us wonder where our ancestors came from. Q-Tip, ?uestlove and Black Thought took part recently in OkayAfrica “The Roots Of” series. Watch as they learn about those who came before them.   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Black Star & The Roots Perform On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

21214134 by YardieGoals Talib and the artist formally known as Mos Def hit the stage last night with some help from The Roots. Check out the legendary duo performing “You Already Knew” and “Little Brother.” Check out the performance from Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to start your morning off right!  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) […]