The Roots - Page 5

The Roots – “Never” Video

The Roots' new album ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin is a conceptual art-rap affair, made without any real concern for the marketplace, and so…
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2014 - 11:41 am

Watch Chad Smith & Will Ferrell’s Drum-Off, Red Hot Chili Peppers Play With The Roots On Fallon

Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith have long found themselves near the top of every celebrity-lookalike listicle, and last week, we…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2014 - 8:57 am

Watch The Roots Perform “Never” With A-Trak On The Tonight Show

It's not surprising, of course, that the Roots were on The Tonight Show last night. They're on The Tonight Show every night. But yesterday, the…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2014 - 11:03 am

The Roots – “Understand” Video

The Roots recently released their new album ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin and now have a new stop-motion video for the track "Understand." Stop-motion…
Miles Bowe | May 16, 2014 - 4:49 pm

Stream The Roots …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin

As house band on The Tonight Show, the Roots are in the odd position of having full and complete job security. That means they're utterly…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2014 - 3:33 pm

Watch tUnE-yArDs Perform “Water Fountain” On Fallon

tUnE-yArDs' Nikki Nack came out this week, and last night Merrill Garbus and crew stopped by The Tonight Show to perform "Water Fountain" with the…
Scott Lapatine | May 10, 2014 - 10:13 am

The Roots – “Tomorrow”

The Roots will release their eleventh studio album And Then You Shoot Your Cousin next month. We've already heard "When The People Cheer" and now…
James Rettig | April 26, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Watch Future, Pusha T & The Roots Perform “Move That Dope” On The Tonight Show

"Move That Dope," the burping, twitching Future/Pusha T/Pharrell/Casino posse cut from Future's new album Honest, is easily my favorite single of the year, in any…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2014 - 9:53 am

Watch Stevie Nicks And Jimmy Fallon (As Tom Petty) Recreate The “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” Video

This week The Tonight Show has booked talent from the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, which goes down in Brooklyn Thursday night.
Scott Lapatine | April 10, 2014 - 12:22 am

Watch Nas, Q-Tip & The Roots Revisit Illmatic On The Tonight Show

Nas's beyond-classic debut Illmatic turns 20 this year, and he's celebrating by releasing a 20th-anniversary reissue and doing the album in full on tour. Last…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2014 - 10:54 am

The Roots – “When The People Cheer”

In their capacity as the Tonight Show house band, the Roots don't exactly need to keep making albums, but they're doing it anyway. The long-running…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2014 - 8:49 am

Roots Picnic 2014 Lineup

The Roots are having a big year, having just been promoted from Late Night house band to Tonight Show house band. And now they've announced…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2014 - 12:38 pm

Watch Rick Ross Play The Tonight Show With The Roots

"The Devil Is A Lie," Rick Ross's new Jay Z collab, is a harder and more anthemic song than either Ross or Jay has any…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

Watch U2 Play Jimmy Fallon’s First Tonight Show

Last night was the night Jimmy Fallon finally wrested control of The Tonight Show from Jay Leno's fierce, demonic clutches. And Fallon's first musical guest…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 8:51 am
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