Posts tagged "The Roots"


G-Unit Performs ‘I’m Grown’ On ‘The Tonight Show’ With Jimmy Fallon

G-Unit performs their newest hit 'I'm Grown' from their latest EP, The Beast is G-Unit on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.


The Roots, Usher And More Sing ‘We Are The Champions’ With Jimmy Fallon

Queen’s 1977 hit “We Are The Champions” just received an A-list remix. Late night television host Jimmy Fallon recruited today’s top artists to sing the…


Meek Mill Debuted A New Verse Alongside The Roots At Pre-Grammy ‘Jam Session’

The Roots revived their pre-Grammys “Jam Session” this year, extending the concert to a four night series. Featuring appearances from Miguel, T.I., Ed Sheera…


Video Premiere of Maimouna Youssef ‘Stay’

"Stay" is the newest video from Grammy-nominated soul singer/emcee Maimouna Youssef from her latest mixtape…


’94 Week: Questlove Remembers The Roots’ Self-Exile Of 1994

As VIBE continues celebrating one of the most pivotal and influential years in modern black music, 1994, we chopped it up with afro-picked drummer Questlove…

Movies & TV

Steve Harvey Hosts Special Edition Of ‘Family Feud’ With Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon is all about the jokes and the laughs, so its no surprise he teamed up with Steve Harvey for a special edition of…


Cop Killers: 13 Rap Lyrics About Police Murdering Civilians

Police brutality is nothing new. The tally of victims reads like a roll call: Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant. The list is seemingly eternal,…


NEXT Artist: Maimouna Youssef

Baltimore native Maimouna Youssef is no rookie when it comes to music. The starlet has been singing songs, writing lyrics and spitting rhymes for the…


Questlove Pens Tribute To Late Roots Manager

Questlove let his pen flow in a heartfelt tribute to The Roots' late manager and longtime collaborator, Richard Nichols. After Nichols passed away from leukemia…


Watch: The Roots Perform Improv About Cheese & Flying Cows On ‘The Tonight Show’

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots took a page out of the Whose Line Is It Anyway? playbook and called on random audience members to hel…


The Roots’ Manager Richard Nichols Passes Away

It's a sad time for legendary hip hop group, The Roots. Unfortunately, the band's longtime manager Richard Nichols passed away after a long fight with…


Jay Z, The Roots & No Doubt To Perform At Free Global Citizen Festival

The stars are coming out to end world poverty. This September, Jay Z will headline the 2014 Global Citizen Festival at the Great Lawn i…


The Roots Remember High School Talent Shows With Boyz II Men: ‘They Used To Cheat With Glitter!’

It's no secret that The Roots attended the same high school as R&B vocal group Boyz II Men back in the '80s.


New Video: The Roots Feat. Patty Crash ‘Never’

The legendary Roots crew debut the video for track No. 2 off their …and then you shoot your cousin LP, “Never.” Surrounded by chaos, a…


What We Wish Happened at Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2014

With Nas and 50 Cent embracing like old friends on stage, Nicki Minaj bringing out Drake and the G-Unit reunion, Hot 97’s  Summer…


Vixen Vent: We Need More Late Night Hosts of Color

Say goodbye to one of the most successful black late night hosts, because The Arsenio Hall Show ha…


Trey Songz, The Roots & The LOX At Summer Jam 2014

Hot 97's Summer Jam 2014 has heated up rather quickly. Wiz Khalifa called on Snoop Dogg for his set, The Roots put on a…


Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monae, Jhene Aiko & More Perform At The 7th Annual Roots Picnic

The Roots held their seventh annual Roots Picnic yesterday (May 31) at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. Featuring performances by…


Live Stream: Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2014

It’s that time again. Hot 97 is back with their annual hip-hop main event, Summer Jam. Featuring Nas, 50 Cent, Childish Gambino, Jhene Aiko,…
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