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The legendary Roots crew have always been known to flaunt their disdain for politics, but when Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on Nov. 22, the show’s house band was brutally forthcoming about their feelings toward Bachmann when, during her entrance to the stage, they played a cover of…

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After years of delays, one of R&B’s long lost kings, D’Angelo, is finally back in the studio at work on his long-awaited third album, according to current collaborator, The Roots drummer Questlove. The announcement was made July 12 via Questlove’s Twitter page, where the drummer revealed that he, bassist Pino Palladino and producer-engineer Russell Elevado…

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The poetry of divinely inspired words, the musicality of rich melodies and the passionate vocals of a global artistic treasure, otherwise known as Stevie Wonder, was honored at the sixth annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala Benefit Concert.  The event, held last night, June 14, began with a star-studded red carpet that nearly stopped traffic in…

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It goes without saying that in the world of music, snagging a collaboration with The Roots drummer and mastermind Questlove is sure to garner buzzworthy attention. And YouTube’s latest singing sensation, music duo Karmin, who’ve made a name for themselves covering popular hip-hop tracks, have done just that by teaming up with Questlove for their…

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