Posts Tagged ‘ The Roots ’

Listen: The 10 best hip-hop love songs for Valentine’s Day

Jay Z at Pepsi Center by John Leyba

Take a listen as we go through the 10 best hip-hop love songs.



The 10 best Questlove quotes

Questlove attends the Clive Davis Institute Of Recorded Music 10th Anniversary Party at Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel on September 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Ahead of his DJ set at Cervante’s Masterpiece Ballroom on Oct. 5, Reverb has put together the 10 best Questlove quotes that range from insightful to hilarious.



Watch: Jimmy Fallon and the Roots play the “Sesame Street” theme song

Jimmy Fallon and the Roots perform the "Sesame Street" theme song with a bunch of muppets.

This video of Jimmy Fallon and the Roots playing the “Sesame Street” theme song with a bunch of Muppets will make you happy no matter how bitter and angry you are.



Watch: Kanye West and the Roots on Jimmy Fallon — “Bound 2″

ACL 2011 Friday

Kanye West stopped into “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on Monday for a memorable performance of “Bound 2″ with the Roots and Charlie Wilson.



Watch: Ice Cube, the Roots perform “It Was a Good Day” on Jimmy Fallon

Snoop Dogg CDA 2012

On Wednesday’s episode of “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” Ice Cube performed his classic anthem, “It Was a Good Day,” backed by the Roots.



SXSW 2013 Saturday review: Justin Timberlake, Questlove, Wild Belle, In the Whale and more

SXSW 2013 - Day 4

My notes for SXSW 2013 on Saturday morning started very simply: “SX day 4, THANK GOD.” The festival remains the best place to see music that I’ve ever experienced, but it’s also a soul-killer.



2013 Grammys playlist: Listen to Frank Ocean, the Lumineers, M83 and more

The Black Keys @ 1st bank

Being less interested in what people are wearing, who shows up, speeches and drama, we decided to focus on the actual music at the Grammys (crazy right?). That’s why we took the liberty to create a playlist of our favorite tunes from the 2013 Grammys.



Sasquatch music festival 2012: Bon Iver, Jack White, Beck, Girl Talk, more (photos and review)

Sasquatch Music Festival 2012

Sasquatch music festival 2012: Bon Iver, Jack White, Beck, Girl Talk, more (photos and review))



Guest Feature: Rap is an overall winner, but loser at the Grammys

ACL 2011 Friday

Rap is an overall winner, but loser at the Grammys. A look inside hip-hop’s history with the music industry’s most revered award ceremony



Best of 2011: Albums of the year

Wye Oak @ Larimer Lounge

Best albums of 2011 featuring Wye Oak, Jay-Z and Kanye West, Girls, Bright Eyes, St. Vincent, Kurt Vile and more