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Fallon And The “Star Wars” Cast Singing The Score A Cappella Defies Words

What do you even say about something like this? “Here’s an a cappella version of the ‘Star Wars’ score performed by Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, and the ‘Star Wars’ cast”

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Alright Fine, Here Is Adele, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Doing “Hello” With School Instruments

I’ve been trying not to ruin Adele’s “Hello” for myself by listening to it too many times in too short a period of time, but I made an exception for this spot…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Will Tell You How To Get To “Sesame Street”

The Muppets are having a busy week! First, the family of Jim Henson donated the “Sesame Street” characters  to the National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonion. Then,…

Jessica Wakeman |

Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Cover “Blurred Lines” With Robin Thicke

Jimmy Fallon’s got his hands all up in your summer jams: here he is with The Roots and Robin Thicke covering the oh-so-catchy “Blurred Lines.” Sounds pretty good with a…

Jessica Wakeman |

Mariah Carey And Jimmy Fallon Sing “All I Want For Christmas (Is You)”

Well, this is just the cutest! Mariah Carey visited “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” to perform a Christmas ditty with Fallon and The Roots and it’ll light up even the…

Jessica Wakeman |

Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Cover “Call Me Maybe” With Carly Rae Jepsen

I think we can all agree that the “Call Me Maybe” covers need to stop. Let the last and greatest be Carly  Rae Jepsen herself covering “Call Me Maybe” with…

Jessica Wakeman |

New Conflict Resolution Strategy: The Hoagie Of Forgiveness

A few days ago, The Roots’ Questlove was on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” and he started some beef with Tina Fey, claiming that whenever she’s on “Late…

Julie Gerstein |

Michele Bachmann Demands Apology For “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” Incident On Jimmy Fallon

On Monday night, Michele Bachmann visited Jimmy Fallon’s late night talk show and his house band, The Roots, played a little music like they always do. But then it became…

Jessica Wakeman |

Please Watch Justin Timberlake And Jimmy Fallon Give A Hip-Hop History Lesson

There’s nothing better than watching two straight-up nerds geek out about the thing they love. In this clip from last night’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” Jimmy, The Roots and…

Julie Gerstein |

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Maximum Balloon To John Legend & The Roots

Hot damn, it’s another jam-packed Tuesday. This week, John Legend and The Roots will make you want to get naked; Maximum Balloon will blow yo mind; and Swans will make…

Simcha |

Quickies: John Legend And The Roots’ Album Collabo & Jennifer Aniston Dating LiLo’s Ex

John Legend and The Roots have teamed up for an album entitled Wake Up!, which will hit stores Sept. 21. But check out the video of their in-studio…

Annika Harris |

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Miley Cyrus To Eminem

It’s Tuesday, aka New Music-day! This week, The Roots go deep; Eminem goes even deeper; Conor Oberst bands together with some indie icons for an album of covers; Stars, Sia,…

Simcha |