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The Roots Pull Out of David Bowie Tribute Concerts

Questlove is irked that someone won't allow The Roots to use their equipment.

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Adele, Jimmy Fallon And The Roots Perform ‘Hello’ With Classroom Instruments [VIDEO]

Adele has given many haunting live performances of her hit single, "Hello" but have you heard the version with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots playing classroom instruments?

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Justin Timberlake And Jimmy Fallon Team Up For ‘History Of Rap 6′ [VIDEO]

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon teamed up for the 6th installment of their beloved 'History Of Rap' series, performing a medley of hip hop classics.

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Justin Bieber Has Drum-Off With Questlove, Sings ‘Where Are U Now’ As Country Ballad On Fallon [VIDEO]

Justin Bieber hit up The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and in addition to a freestyle session with the Roots and a drum-off with Questlove, he showed us his country side.

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Erykah Badu & the Weeknd Rock 2015 Roots Picnic [VIDEOS]

R&B superstars Erykah Badu and the Weekend performed soulful and energetic sets at the 8th annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia on Saturday (May 30).

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10 Best Album Covers of 2014

From PRhyme's broken heads to FKA twigs' powerful portrait, R&B and hip-hop is covered. Check out The Boombox's Best Album Covers of 2014.

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Questlove Talks Beef Between The Roots and The Notorious B.I.G. [VIDEO]

Believe it or not, the Notorious B.I.G. and The Roots had beef back in the days. Unfortunately, the Philadelphia group couldn't patch things up with the late rapper before his untimely death in March 1997. Drummer Questlove detailed his Biggie story during an episode of the Juan Epstein podcast.

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Meghan Trainor, Jimmy Fallon + the Roots Perform ‘All About That Bass’ With Classroom Instruments [VIDEO]

Just when we thought we couldn't be any more obsessed with Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass,' Jimmy Fallon had to come along and make it positively epic.

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Questlove Pens Heartfelt Tribute To Late Manager Richard Nichols

The Roots' Questlove pens heartfelt tribute to the group's longtime manager and svengali, Richard Nichols, who tragically passed away after battling leukemia.

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The Roots Manager Richard Nichols Dies, Music Industry Reacts

The Roots' longtime manager Richard Nichols has passed away. Rappers and R&B singers send heartfelt condolences on Twitter.

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