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Former ‘Tonight Show’ Employees Sue NBC, Questlove Over Alleged Racial Discrimination

NBC and Questlove are being sued for allegedly discriminating against two 'Tonight Show' employees because they are white. The plaintiffs allege they were wrongfully terminated over a racist text.

'808' Documentary Featuring Diplo, Pharrell, Questlove & More Available Now

Learn about one of the most influential machines in music today.

Pandora Names Questlove New Advisor & First-Ever Artist Ambassador

Pandora has named Questlove as a new strategic advisor and it's first-ever artist ambassador for the brand. In addition to the new titles, The Roots drummer will get his own three-hour show titled Questlove Supreme curated and produced by the artist. ...

The Roots Picnic in Bryant Park to feat. Sets by Questlove & John Mayer; Cheap Passes Here

The weekend of October 1 will feature two major music festivals in New York City -- The Roots Picnic in Bryant Park, and the newly announced Meadows Music Festival at Citi Field. Luckily for festival goers based in the Big Apple, the lineups are ...

Questlove Was Once Fired by Prince -- and He Lived to Tell About It [WATCH]

Today is Questlove's birthday, but the DJ and Roots' drummer, has a gift for us instead. Back in November, Questlove revealed on Twitter that Prince once hired, and then fired, him from a DJ gig, and now the whole story is out.

Spoon, Questlove, Cold War Kids & More to Craft Custom Tacos for Scholarship Program

Think there aren't enough breakfast tacos in Los Angeles? Spoon lead singer Britt Daniels agrees, as he's crafted a custom taco for the Tex-Mex brunch restaurant HomeState, which is launching its Band Taco program to raise money for a scholarship ...

Vic Firth, Legendary Drumstick Creator and Percussionist, Dies at 85

Even if you aren't a percussionist the name Vic Firth--the world's most prolific drumstick maker--is still in your vocabulary. For the man who started it all, Mr. Everett Joseph "Vic" Firth has died at 85 years old.

Instagram Launches @Music: Showcase of New Acts Featuring Exclusives from Questlove, Until The Ribbon Breaks

Instagram has caught on to how popular musicians are in the social media world and has responded with @Music, an account sponsored by the service that will shine light on rising acts and give exclusive peeks at established performers such as ...

The Roots Announce 2015 Picnic Lineup: Erykah Badu, The Weeknd and A$AP Rocky to Headline

The Roots recently announced the lineup for their 2015 festival. The Eighth Annual Roots Picnic takes place May 30 at the Festival Pier in their hometown of Philadelphia. Along with The "Tonight Show" band, Erykah Badu, The Weeknd and A$AP Rocky will ...

Hugh Jackman and Chris Hemsworth Play Musical Beers on 'The Tonight Show' [WATCH]

While promoting his new sci-fi film, "Chappie," Hugh Jackman stopped by "The Tonight Show" and played musical beers with Jimmy Fallon and some unexpected guests.

Grammys 2015: Ed Sheeran Joined By John Mayer, Questlove, Herbie Hancock & ELO, Performs "Thinking Out Loud" & "Mr. Blue Sky" [WATCH]

Ed Sheeran was the seventh performer tonight at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. He took the stage with Herbie Hancock on keys, John Mayer on lead guitar and Questlove on drums backing him for a rendition of "Thinking Out Loud," which peaked at No. 2 ...

The 13 Songs of D'Angelo's 'Voodoo': Ranked for its 15th Anniversary

Today, Jan. 25, marks the 15th anniversary of D'Angelo's classic sophomore album, "Voodoo," which combined R&B, funk, soul and hip-hop in such an experimental and masterful way that it came to be seen at the crowning achievement of neo-soul, a ...

The Roots Perform Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars's 'Uptown Funk' as Black Simon & Garfunkel on 'The Tonight Show' [WATCH]

Black Simon & Garfunkel — aka Questlove and Kirk Douglas of The Roots — stopped by "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" last night, Jan. 14, to turn another contemporary pop tune into a folk ballad, "Billboard" notes. This time around the duo ...

Questlove: 'Fear Of Getting Blackballed' Preventing Artists From Creating Protest Songs

As the country erupts once more in protest over the death of Antonio Brown in Berkeley, Missouri, just two miles from Ferguson and potentially the non-indictment of a Houston police officer in the killing of an unarmed black man, Questlove shares his ...

[ALBUM STREAM] D'Angelo 'Black Messiah' Is Available Now: Singer Dropped First Album Since 2000's 'Voodoo' [LISTEN]

After a 14-year recording hiatus, soul singer D'Angelo finally put out another album. "Black Messiah" became available yesterday, Dec. 14, for fans on iTunes. Expectations are heavy for the performer's new album, "Billboard" notes, especially ...

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