Tag Archives: The Roots

Beastie Boys + The Roots

Beastie Boys weren’t the musical guests. But thanks to Jimmy Fallon’s coaxing (he’s a huge fan), he convinced them to rock “So What’cha Want” with The Roots. And the resulting performance was spectacular. Continue reading

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Chrisette Michele + The Roots

Chrisette Michele was on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night and she performed the title track from her new album, “Epiphany” (read my review) along with The Roots, Adam Blackstone, and her backup singers. Continue reading

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Asher Roth + The Roots

Asher Roth was on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to perform “Be By Myself” with The Roots. Of course the performance was great. Continue reading

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The Lonely Island + The Roots

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Andy Samberg was a guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon tonight and he had a surprise: a performance of “I’m On A Boat” with his Lonely Island cohorts and musical backing by The Roots. Continue reading

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Chrisette Michele “Epiphany” (2009)

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From the May 11, 2009 issue of The Miami Herald (web / print)

Chrisette Michele¬†deserved better production than she was getting. Although she shined recently on Nas’¬† Nat King Cole tribute “Can’t Forget About You” and The Roots’ energetic go-go-infused “Rising Up,” her smoky jazz vocals were sometimes out of place on her 2007 debut, I Am. Continue reading

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