The Roots

Obituaries

Questlove posts tribute to Anthony Bourdain, plans memorial playlist

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Black Thought gets cerebral remembering the Roots of the Picnic

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Comedy

Check out an ode to Wawa from The Roots and Jimmy Fallon

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Celebrities

Jimmy Fallon wants you to cook him dinner at your place in Philly

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Television

Will Smith rebooted the 'Fresh Prince' theme song with Jimmy Fallon

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Bomb Threat

Bomb threat forces cancellation of The Roots' SXSW concert

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Olympics

Watch The Roots' tribute to the 2018 Winter Olympics on 'The Tonight Show'

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Festivals

Dave Chappelle hosting this year's Roots Picnic

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Music

NPR just made the ultimate music playlist to amp up Eagles fans

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Lawsuits

Questlove reps respond to fired NBC employees' racial discrimination lawsuit

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Entertainment

The Roots will perform at halftime in NFC title game, Eagles announce

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Race Relations

Questlove reacts to apology from Alabama sorority sister expelled for racist videos

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History

Questlove learns fascinating truth about family ancestry on 'Finding Your Roots'

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Books

Details revealed for ‘Creative Quest,’ a new book from Questlove

Travel

Visit Philly enlists Roots MC for travel campaign marketed toward African-American tourists

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People

Questlove was asked to design a spatula for charity, and here's what he came up with

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Courts

Frank 'Knuckles' Walker, ex-drummer, longtime band member of The Roots, sues group

Entertainment

‘Fresh Air’ host reunites with Questlove on ‘The Tonight Show’ this week

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Musicians

Questlove credits Dave Chappelle for landing gig with Jimmy Fallon

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Television

WATCH: Dave Chappelle plays 'Freestylin' with The Roots on Jimmy Fallon

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People

Questlove dishes top cheesesteak spot, food recommendations ahead of Roots Picnic

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Musicians

The Roots are creating an animated kid's series about South Philly

Concerts

The Roots announce Pharrell Williams, Lil Wayne on bill for 2017 picnic

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Music

WATCH: The Roots play 'Super Mario Bros.' theme with game's creator

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Videos

WATCH: The Roots, Jimmy Fallon get 'Family Feud' rematch

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Explainer: The songs, and cartoon characters, swept up in Melania Trump's plagiarism scandal

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WATCH: Will & Willow Smith perform 'Summertime' at 2016 Roots Picnic

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Music

Weekend Concert Picks: Bey, Bone Thugs, The Roots & more

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Events

2016 Roots Picnic returns to Festival Pier

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WATCH: The Roots' 'Black Thought' busts out freestyle at Harvard talk

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Events

The Roots reportedly not scheduled for Wawa Welcome America! Festival this year

Entertainment

Questlove composes score for thriller starring Emile Hirsch, Zoë Kravitz

Music

Questlove, Terry Gross teaming up for live interview event

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Leon Bridges, Usher, Future to headline 2016 Roots Picnic

Entertainment

Questlove tells bizzare story about Prince firing him as a DJ

Music

Five Christmas tunes from Philly artists

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WATCH: Jimmy Fallon in Philly for the Roots Walk of Fame induction

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TV

The Roots take down Jimmy Fallon in 'The Tonight Show Family Feud'

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Events

Black Thought joins 'Engaging Males of Color' speaker series

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Theater

The Roots to executive produce Broadway cast recording of hip-hop musical 'Hamilton'

Entertainment

Who is Philly's greatest living celebrity?

Music

Watch: Mayor Nutter performs 'Rapper's Delight,' again

Events

MKTO, Zella Day added to 4th of July Jam lineup

Music

Watch: The Roots perform #DinoRaps on 'The Tonight Show'

Concerts

The Roots Picnic rocks Philly

Music

The Roots, Billie Holiday headed to Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame