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More than 30 years ago, Afrika Bambaataa's Arthur Baker-produced "Planet Rock" changed the music industry forever, thanks in part to its use of the revolutionary 808 drum machine. The 808 created a…   Read Story »
Kings Of Leon played Fallon last night and recruited Questlove to fill in for injured drummer Nathan Followill, who was involved in a car accident last Saturday that forced the band to cancel their…   Read Story »
Questlove's new show Soundclash is premiering tonight on VH1 and the Roots drummer sat down and talked to Time about the new show and, more importantly, what he thinks is the song of the summer. "You…   Read Story »
VH1's new SoundClash series premieres next Wednesday. Produced by Questlove and hosted by Diplo, it'll bring together different bands and artists to perform onstage, purportedly "recreating the…   Read Story »
A little while ago, Amealia Meath, of the Vermont folk harmonizers Mountain Man, and Nick Sanborn, of the rootsy North Carolina psychedelic rockers Megafaun, teamed up to form the duo Sylvan Esso,…   Read Story »
Last night brought the 18th Annual Webby Awards, where Ylvis' captivatingly bizarre video for "What The Fox Say?" won for Best Viral Video. Appearing to hand off the award were Stephen Malkmus and…   Read Story »
Questlove is one of many reasons for the success of Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show, and this summer the Roots co-leader will expand his TV profile with a new VH1 series. As Executive Producer of…   Read Story »
When she made her big return late last year with her possibly-feminist/possibly-fetishistic "Hard Out Here" video, Lily Allen immediately found herself at the center of internet controversy,…   Read Story »
So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and this year, it's relevant to your interests! As you might have heard, Nirvana were inducted by…   Read Story »
Last November, Questlove informed readers of Us Weekly that one of his lifelong dreams is to play a dead body on Law & Order: SVU. That dream is now a reality. Questo-as-corpse got 17 seconds of…   Read Story »