?uestlove has revealed that after eleven years, he has returned to the studio as a drummer for D’Angelo. The pair have had a rocky personal and musical relationship ever since the end of D’Angelo’s “Voodoo” tour in 2000.
Last night while Charlie Sheen was putting on quite a display of crazy on CNN, ?uestlove announced via Twitter the rather eclectic line-up for the 4th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia. This year the Philadelphia hip-hop heroes will share the stage with The Grammy’s pick for Best New Artist, Esperanza Spalding, Wiz Khalifa, and Mr. […]
It was 1991 all over again last night on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” as Bell Biv DeVoe took the stage to perform their hit single “Poison” for the broadcast. The group, who performed with The Roots backing them up, also performed “Do Me” as a web exclusive.
On the Valentines Day episode of Chris Rock‘s HBO talk show in 1997, D’Angelo performed with an all-star band including Raphael Saadiq, ?uestlove of The Roots, Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest and the late Chalmers “Spanky” Alford. The quintet, which was unofficially known as Linwood Rose, performed D’Angelo’s hit single “Lady.”
In honor of what would have been producer/MC J Dilla’s 37th birthday, Gifted Team Films, Okay Player, and Brian “B. Kyle” Atkins have released the documentary Still Shining which tells the story of his life through interviews with his family, friends, and artists he worked with. Dilla died on February 10th, 2006, just days after […]
One of our favorite segments on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon is the “Remix The Clips” segment where ?uestlove takes popular viral videos and makes a beat live on the spot out of them.
?uestlove from The Roots just inked a book deal with Grand Central Publishing for a book combining his always entertaining stories of celebrity encounters, music factoids, and his thoughts on life. The book will be titled “Mommy, What’s A ?uestlove?” ?uestlove once said that he’d only write such a book long after he retired. We […]