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The Roots' Pros And Cons Of Being Fallon's House Band

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

It only took about 20 minutes for Roots drummer Questlove to realize they would be stuck with Jimmy Fallon. Questlove, along with fellow band memb...

Freestylin' With The Roots!

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.11.2014 | Comedy

What happens when you combine The Roots with Jimmy Fallon's audience participation? This happens. Watch The Roots freestyle with information ...

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...

Living Large In Philly

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 07.31.2013 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA -- The Roots are officially living large in their hometown. Members of the house band for NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" in New Yo...

Racial Hatred Fired At Star After Bachmann Intro Song Snafu

Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment

Once the world caught on to the sly, musical message that the "Late Show With Jimmy Fallon" backing band the Roots sent to Michele Bachmann during her...

Michele Bachmann: Outraged At The Roots, Demands NBC Apology

Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

Michele Bachmann has spoken out and demanded an apology for the song played by the Roots, the "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" house band, when she was ...

Jimmy Fallon Apologizes For Band's Michelle Bachmann Diss

Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment

Seeking to quell growing criticism and public attention, "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon has apologized for his house band's understated musical attack...

The Roots Subtly Burn Michele Bachmann On Jimmy Fallon

AP | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Jimmy Fallon's house band the Roots didn't have a warm welcome for Republican presidential contender Michele ...

The Roots Greet Michele Bachman With 'Lyin' Ass Bitch'

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment

It's usually the host delivering the political snark, but last night on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," it was the house band that provided the pointe...

The Roots: We Wouldn't Have Survived Without Jimmy Fallon

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

NEW YORK — The Roots are making sandwiches. The band is holed-up in a Manhattan studio, preparing for their new gig as the house band on "Late N...