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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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Lee Andrews, Singer and Father to Questlove, Has Died

The Greatest Teacher in my life, my dad Lee Andrews June 2nd 1936-March 16 2016. I love you. For every backstage experience. For every drum […]

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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 Time Questlove Threw a Party for Prince

If you’ve ever read his musical autobiography, Mo’ Meta Blues, you know Questlove is a heck of a storyteller. Well, he’s got a new story […]

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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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INTERVIEW: Patti LaBelle Says Her Next Venture Is to Record With Adele

Patti LaBelle has been enjoying a new round of publicity of late, thanks in no small part to her Patti LaBelle-branded sweet potato pies at Walmart […]

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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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Questlove Laments Loss of Legendary Dobbs and North Star Bar in Philly

Over the past two weeks, it was announced that two legendary Philly music venues would be closing their doors. First it was North Star Bar, […]

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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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Questlove Joins Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership Board of Directors

Questlove has his hands in lots of pots, but between being part of one of the most respected bands in hip-hop, writing books and serving as The Tonight […]

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Art Garfunkel Sings With the Roots on The Tonight Show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEElkTe_iIM Last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, legendary singer-songwriter Art Garfunkel joined Philly’s Questlove and Black Thought (aka the Roots as Black […]

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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 […]

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WATCH: Don Rickles Insults Questlove on The Tonight Show

Legendary comedian Don Rickles has made a career out of ribbing people—so much so that, in the comedy world, it’s considered a badge of honor […]

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Questlove Named Music Producer of Upcoming Roots Remake

A+E Networks is taking on the gargantuan task of remaking the television version of Roots, which was adapted from Alex Haley’s decades-spanning tome that follows the author’s […]