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Obituaries

Malik B., founding member of The Roots, dies at 47

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Festivals

Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda to headline virtual broadcast of Roots Picnic on June 27

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Festivals

The Roots Picnic postponed indefinitely

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TV

Questlove to host 'Potluck' special on Food Network

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Streets

The Roots to get section of East Passyunk named in their honor – shocking the band's leader

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Music

Meek Mill headlines the 2020 Roots Picnic lineup

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Music

2020 Grammy Awards: How to watch and stream the 62nd annual music awards show

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Late Night

Bernie Sanders slow jams with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots

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Music

Questlove explains why The Roots won't reissue their second, third studio albums

Opinion

Natalie Egenolf: These Eagles players had the best, worst walk-up songs at Wentz’s charity softball game

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Music Festival

Five people injured after a stampede broke out at Roots Picnic

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Music

Questlove made a three-part, 300-song playlist in honor of Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' book tour

Music

The Roots' Black Thought releasing solo project after Thanksgiving

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Entertainment

Watch The Roots, Ariana Grande pay tribute to Aretha Franklin on 'The Tonight Show'

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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

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

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

Music

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

Lawsuits

Questlove reps respond to fired NBC employees' racial discrimination lawsuit

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Race Relations

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

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Entertainment

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

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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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Videos