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Black Thought Reveals His 10-Minute Freestyle Was Off The Top & Kicks Another Verse (Video)

On Thursday, Black Thought unleashed a freestyle that rocked the world. Unlike Eminem’s politically-charged BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher that became world news, Thought’s verse did not have the benefit of being launched on the world’s biggest stage for Hip-Hop. Instead, his freestyle came courtesy of a digital drop by... Read more

Black Thought & Common Have A Freestyle Battle That Goes Off The Wheels (Video)

When it comes to freestyling, few are better than Black Thought and Common. Unlike others who shy away from grabbing an open mic, both Comm' and Thought seize the moment when there's an opportunity to rhyme. And, while neither has anything left to prove, each often goes completely off the... Read more

Seth Rogen Smashes The Roots’ “Mellow My Man” In An Epic Lip Sync Battle (Video)

Among the many stunts Jimmy Fallon stages with his guests, some of the best are his lip sync battles. Over the years, he's waged war with Tom Cruise, Will Ferrell, Ellen DeGeneres and Kevin Hart, to name a few. His latest matchup was against fellow funnyman Seth Rogen and, as... Read more

All 4 Members Of A Tribe Called Quest Perform On TV For The 1st Time In 15 Years (Video)

Yesterday (11/13), A Tribe Called Quest released the 25th anniversary deluxe edition of their debut album, People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm. To celebrate, all 4 members reunited on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to perform together on TV for the first time in over 15 years.... Read more

Big Boi & Phantogram Perform Fell in the Sun With The Roots (Video)

Big Boi's and Phantogram's respective fans have always known the musicians for not only being talented recording artists, but also highly entertaining live performers. The former is known for his lively stage shows alongside his Outkast partner, Andre 3000 and the latter are an eclectic duo whose set designs and... Read more

GZA, Tom Morello, The Roots & Crazy Legs Are All In Together (Video)

The Wu-Tang Clan's GZA stopped by "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon" last night (March 3) to perform his recently released single "The Mexican." While he was backed by The Roots, Tom Morello (of Rage Against The Machine) joined GZA with his guitar, and Kara of K.I.D. sang the chorus.... Read more

Ghostface Performs Love Don’t Live Here No More on The Tonight Show (Video)

Ghostface Killah took the stage on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon and performed a version of "Love Don't Live Here No More" that was oh so soulful. Instead of The Roots, he was backed by a band called The Revelations who more than held it down. Kandance Springs supplied... Read more

Jimmy Fallon Remixes Nightly News to Create Rapper’s Delight…Brilliance Follows (Video)

Plain and simple, Jimmy Fallon (likely with some help from The Roots) is killing the game with his Hip-Hop spoofs. After setting the web on fire with his "Evolution of Hip-Hop Dance" skit with Will Smith, his latest is an expertly edited mix of Nightly News anchor Brian Williams (and... Read more

Here’s a Look at Day 1 of Questlove’s First Day on The Tonight Show (Video)

The Legendary Roots Crew made the move with Jimmy Fallon and is now the house band for The Tonight Show. Here's an inside look at Questlove's day 1 on the show. Check it out. Related: Here’s a (mostly) video playlist celebrating the nearly 20-year career of The Legendary Roots Crew... Read more