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NOT SO FAST: Fiona Apple Fires Back At Rumor

Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment

Fiona Apple was reported to have stormed off the stage at a recent Louis Vuitton event in Tokyo, but she's now sniping back at journalists who ran the...

That Time Colin Powell, Ellen & Jamie Foxx Danced Like Dorks

Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment

Questlove had quite the gig over the weekend, dj'ing a private party for Ron Perelman and snapping some legendary Instagrams. Case in point: This i...

Hiatus Kaiyote Turns the World Upside Down

Craig Carpenter | Posted 10.12.2013 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

Hiatus Kaiyote, the "future soul" band hailing from Melbourne, Australia has already earned legions of admirers. The quiet release of their first album, Tawk Tomahawk, was met with rave reviews, and promoted by the likes of influential DJ's, Gilles Peterson and Jeremy Sole.

Elvis Costello Teams Up With The Roots For Catchy New Single

Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment

If drunk Florence Welch wasn't enough to brighten up your Monday, allow Elvis Costello and The Roots to take a stab. The visuals starts with Costello ...

'That Doesn't Mean It Doesn't Sting Any Less'

Questlove | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Questlove

I do have desires to go to certain places and do certain things and enjoy the perks and benefits of a person who works his arse off as much as I do. So I got over my hangups of not wanting to be the odd guy in the room some time around 2007. Mixed results at best.

About That Time Questlove Was Almost Fired From 'Late Night'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment

Remember that time Questlove sparked a media firestorm after playing "Lyin' Ass Bitch" as Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann sauntered...

What Jack White, Kitty & Joe Jonas Have In Common

AP | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jack White, Kitty and Joe Jonas are among the winners of the O Music Awards. The off-kilter 24-hour awards show hosted by th...

They're Back!!

Posted 06.20.2013 | Comedy

You may think you've had your fill of hearing Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," as well as the myriad spoofs of it, but you're wrong. You've got a Black Simon...

Questlove: 'I Don't Have Friends'

Posted 06.13.2013 | Black Voices

You know, after work, everyone hangs and they go to a bar and stuff? I don't socialize that way. I don't have a posse. I don't have friends. I got the...

The 24-Hour Awards Show

AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — More than 50 bands will help keep the party rolling for 24 hours during the O Music Awards. The show put on by MTV, VH1 and CMT that...

Backstage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Zorianna Kit | Posted 06.26.2013 | Celebrity
Zorianna Kit

Earlier this month musicians such as Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush, Lou Adler and Quincy Johns were inducted in to the 28th Annual Rock and ...

Justin Timberlake Confirms Big News

Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment

The rumors are true: Justin Timberlake will release another new album in 2013. Speaking with Ryan Seacrest on Monday night at an event for Timberlake'...

Justin Timberlake Prepping Second '20/20' Album For November?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment

Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" might not drop until Tuesday, but there is already talk of a second volume hitting shelves in just a few mo...

Which Filmmaker Inspired Questlove's Latest Endeavour?

Posted 03.14.2013 | Black Voices

In between balancing his nightly gig on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and studio sessions, Questlove has been pretty busy fine tuning his literar...

Hiatus Kaiyote: Global Soul from an Unlikely Place

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs

Who's your favorite Australian soul band? Can't name any? Thought so. Now, you can say Hiatus Kaiyote. Except they may become your favorite band, period.

David Bryne And Questlove Get Together To Talk Music

Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
Katherine Brooks

The Public Theater has a knack for bringing together opposing forces from the world of fine and performing arts, placing giants like Tony Kushner and ...

Questlove To Release Memoir

AP | Posted 03.01.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Drummer-producer Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of the Roots is adding "author" to his resume. Thompson announced Wednesday that "Mo' Meta Bl...

Downton Jimmy

Caroline Vella | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty
Caroline Vella

Just like the original PBS series of a similar name, the attention to detail is exquisite. With Brooke Shields cast as the lovely wife and SNL's Fred Armisen as the homely daughter, they have made an absolutely perfect mockery of the esteemed drama.

WATCH: 'Downton Sixbey' Takes Snobbery To New Heights

Posted 02.07.2013 | Comedy

The "Downton Abbey" parody on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," called "Downton Sixbey" after Fallon's Studio 6B at 30 Rock, is back for the second nigh...

PHOTOS: Questlove Dreams Of Sushi

Posted 01.25.2013 | Black Voices

Foodstagram is clearly not dead. On Friday, Instagram lover and Roots drummer, Questlove, took to the photo sharing site to show off his latest foo...

Questlove: D'Angelo's New Album Is An 'Instant Classic'

Posted 01.25.2013 | Black Voices

After announcing on Twitter in 2011 that D’Angelo was back in the studio recording his long-awaited follow-up to 2000's 'Voodoo,' Ahmir "Questlove" ...

WATCH: Black Simon & Garfunkel Makes Us So Very Happy

Posted 01.10.2013 | Comedy

Black Simon & Garfunkel, the duo made up of The Roots' Questlove and "Captain" Kirk Douglas, made another appearance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"...

WATCH: Backstreet Boys Sing '90s Hit With The Roots

Posted 12.20.2012 | Comedy

The Backstreet Boys stopped by "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Wednesday to sing their newest single, "It's Christmas Time Again," but after the sho...

The 'Greatest Hip-Hop Song Of All Time' Is ...

rollingstonelogo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone, which recently named Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five's "The Message" the Greatest Hip-Hop S...

Mark de Clive Lowe: Orbiter of Sound

Wyatt Closs | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC
Wyatt Closs

Too bad Mark de Clive Lowe doesn't own a soul spaceship. He could've used one. It might not have taken him so long to pick up all that he has learned and shared from so many musical places