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Interview: Comedian Jo Firestone

UPDATE: Unfortunately, Jo Firestone had to cancel her appearance in Philly this Saturday due to health reasons. She’ll be replaced on the bill by Emmy Blotnick. […]

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Eat This Now: Love & Honey’s Fried Chicken

Last year, we reported that chefs Todd and Laura Lyons would be opening a fried chicken-centric restaurant in their Northern Liberties neighborhood. Last month, Love […]

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Ben Simmons Eats a Dalessandro’s Cheesesteak on Fallon

Ben Simmons, the presumptive first pick in tomorrow’s NBA draft, got a taste of what Philly might (will) be like if (when) the Sixers select him. […]

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Mayor Kenney Ducks Cataldi Question About The Roots and July 4th

Philly’s July 4th celebration will feature an homage to the “Philadelphia Sound” of legendary producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Mayor Jim Kenney said in […]

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Philly Music Royalty Turned Out to Celebrate Lee Andrews’ Life

A collective gasp erupted in the Philadelphia music community when news of doo-wop superstar Lee Andrews had died March 16th at the age of 79. […]

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No Roots on July 4th?

Say it ain’t so, Questo. The Roots won’t be headlining the Wawa Welcome America! Festival on July 4th, according to this report from Billy Penn. […]

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WATCH: The Roots Play “Musical Beers” on The Tonight Show

What else can we say about this, except that it sure seems fun to be The Roots these days:

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Lawsuit: Former Roots Bass Player Sues Questlove, Black Thought

Leonard “Hub” Hubbard joined The Roots in 1992, back when the Roots were just a really good local band and long before Questlove and friends […]

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WATCH: The Roots Play “Action News” Theme for Danny DeVito

Check it out: Have to think that @kamalgray is responsible for Roots playing ActionNews theme for introducing Danny Devito on Fallon last night. — Jim […]

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WATCH: Adele Sings “Hello” With The Roots On Toy Instruments

Every once in a while Jimmy Fallon brings on a singer who has a huge hit and has her/him sing it with him and The […]

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Philly Named No. 1 Music City in North America

Vivid Seats, a website for buying and selling music, sports and theater tickets, recently compiled a list of the 20 best North American cities for […]

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Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Get Their Own Ride at Universal Theme Park

Last night on The Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon could barely contain himself when he announced to the audience that a new The Tonight Show-themed […]

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Jimmy Fallon Toasts The Roots at Walk of Fame Gala at the Fillmore

Jimmy Fallon made an appearance last night at the Fillmore in Fishtown for the Philadelphia Music Alliance’s sold-out gala to induct The Roots and a handful of […]

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Jimmy Fallon to Induct the Roots Into the Philly Walk of Fame

The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon will zip down to Philly after a taping of his show on Monday to speak at a special ceremony inducting his […]

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WATCH: Justin Bieber Beats Questlove in Drum-Off

Sunday night, Justin Bieber grabbed the world’s attention when he shed tears on stage at the VMAs, but later in the week, he was making Questlove […]