The Roots

  After starting out with a lil’ tribute to funk, the Roots launched into their fan favorites from “You Got Me” to “The Seed.” Don’t miss the sousaphone player.

Here’s what you need to know about FunkFest. Friday, September 12 Gates open at 4pm. Showtime at 6pm. Saturday, September 13 Gates open at 2pm. Showtime at 4pm. Venue Information Metrolina Expo Fairgrounds 7100 Statesville Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28269 PERFORMING ARTISTS Friday Outkast War Fantasia Doug E Fresh Saturday LL Cool J The Roots […]

Philadelphia Hip-Hop band The Roots have been creating their brand of soulful Hip-Hop for more than 20 years. To celebrate the milestone, the crew is…

After graduating from “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” we weren’t sure when we’d get new studio material from…

  The Roots Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson knows a thing or three about turning your passion into profit. Between his nightly gigs as Jimmy Fallon’s in-house…

Members of the house band for NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and the official Music Curators for the City of Philadelphia, The Roots, have…

  On the heels of his 2013 Grammy nomination for his contributions to The Roots album, Undun, Dice Raw is currently putting the finishing touches…

  Legendary Hip Hop group, The Roots are getting an honor placed upon them in their hometown of Philadelphia, that definitely embodies the very definition of Hip Hop. A wall…

The music gods seemed to converge in New York earlier this week as two musical geniuses combined their talents.  Soul singer D’Angelo and Roots drummer…

The Roots put on an incredible performance during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. [ooyala code=”RqbTR1NTpN_IbKroko6gNfJJDAqCc4eV”]

If you’ve ever heard of The Roots, you know their drummer, Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, is a huge Soul Train fanatic. Questlove went on Okay Player and remembered his first non-musical or blood related hero, Don Cornelius. In the piece, ?uestlove says, his bag of hard drives of Soul Train episodes have caused trouble for him […]

Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson found himself in the hot seat on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live. When Andy Cohen asked Questlove if he had ever not been credited for his contribution to an album, he said Prince hadn’t credited him on Prince’s One Night Only album. Apparently, Thompson sat in on drums for a song and […]