Interview: How Questlove Stays Occupied The Roots' drummer on signing with Jimmy Fallon, stumping for Obama, and cooking up Philly's neo-soul scene. —By Aaron Ross Stay Occupy, Questlove Stay, Philly Neo Soul, Jimmy Fallon, Bandlead Questlove, Neo Soul Scene, Bi Aaron, Roots Bandlead, Aaron Ross
I’ve gone on record saying that Questlove knows more about music than anyone walking this earth. Not only is the man a musical genius, but his increased popularity from his association with Jimmy Fallon has allowed The Roots‘ bandleader to show that he is one of hip-hop’s leading intellectuals. Several of my articles have criticized …
The Roots, hip-hop band. Their work has been repeatedly met with critical acclaim, and they are best known for hits You Got Me, What They Do, Proceed, Adrenaline!, The Seed 2.0, & Wake Up, Everybody. They currently perform as the house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and will move with Fallon to The Tonight Show in 2014. They have won 4 Grammys and 3 NAACP awards. About.com ranked them #7 on its list of the 25 Best Rap Groups of All-Time, describing them as "Hip-hop's 1st legitimate band."
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Jimmy Fallon "music room" bit Your Morning Jam: The Roots Do 'Blurred Lines' With Kiddie Instruments This is awesome!!!!!