Tagged: The Roots


Stream: The Roots f. Raheem DeVaughn, “Tomorrow”

The Roots, who are currently at work on their 11th studio album And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, have shared a new track. You wouldn’t guess it judging by the album’s title but “Tomorrow” is … read more »


Watch Kanye West Perform “Bound 2″ on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

When does a surprise stop being a surprise? Popular opinion is when you spoil the surprise by telling people about it in advance, which is what Jimmy Fallon did earlier today when he announced on … read more »

POSTED September 10, 2013 7:18PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: , , , ,

The Roots: Death of Existentialism

We’re the ‘hip-hop band’ but we’re just making our next album, which is going to be an amalgamation of every personality that’s in the whole ensemble read more »

POSTED May 22, 2013 11:56AM IN FEATURES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,

Watch Jessie Ware on Fallon

Jessie Ware appeared on last night’s episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon wearing a cropped, velvet-collared blouse and performing “Wildest Moments” with The Roots. Ware’s in the middle of a US tour; catch her … read more »

POSTED January 17, 2013 10:43AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

All Tomorrow’s Parties Moves to New York

This year’s All Tomorrow’s Parties I’ll Be Your Mirror Festival, curated by Greg Dulli and originally set for Asbury Park, New Jersey, has been moved to Pier 36 in New York, an indoor venue in … read more »

POSTED July 13, 2012 11:03AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Watch Frank Ocean on Fallon

After releasing his album a week early, Frank Ocean made his television debut on Monday night’s episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, performing “Bad Religion” with the Roots and a string orchestra. Ocean teared … read more »

POSTED July 10, 2012 2:05AM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,

Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange Drops Tonight, One Week Early

Frank Ocean‘s new album Channel Orange will be released digitally tonight, a week before the album’s original July 17th release date. The early release of the album will be availably only on iTunes (buy it … read more »

POSTED July 9, 2012 10:16PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (5) TAGS: , , ,

Live: Roots Picnic 2012

As music festivals go, the Roots Picnic is very much its own beast. With none of the ditzy-hippie desert accessories—dream catchers, feathers, beaded headbands—of Coachella, the corporate-sponsored social media machine of SXSW, the daunting primal … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2012 11:08AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Watch Obama and The Roots Slow Jam on Fallon

Barack Obama joined Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots last night, to make the case that the interest rates on subsidized student loans should remain low when they’re re-evaluated by Congress this summer. … read more »

POSTED April 25, 2012 10:12AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

Bonnaroo Announces 2012 Lineup

Bonnaroo has announced its entire 2012 lineup, via a Spotify playlist featuring songs from performers. Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, Bon Iver, The Roots, Major Lazer, Ludacris, Flying Lotus, The Beach Boys, Kurt Vile, Danny Brown, Yelawolf, … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2012 12:24PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,