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Roots Picnic 2018 lineup (Chappelle, Dirty Projectors, Dipset, Brandy, Rapsody, more)

The truly stacked lineup also includes 2 Chainz, Lil Uzi Vert, dvsn, Black Thought & J Period with Fabolous & Jadakiss, Goldlink, BadBadNotGood, Jojo Abot, Sun Ra Arkestra, and more.

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JT Fallon
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Justin Timberlake talked Prince tribute, played with Chris Stapleton on ‘Fallon,’ expands tour

Fallon interviewed his pal about the Prince tribute, and then Questlove co-signed the performance: ”It was dope.”

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Essence Festival 2018
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Essence Festival 2018 lineup (Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, more)

This year's lineup was curated by The Roots, and includes Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Snoop Dogg, Kelela, Miguel, dvsn, Idris Elba, and more.

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The Roots Jam Sessions at Gramercy Theatre
photo by P Squared
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The Roots Jam Sessions included Miley, RTJ, Dave Chappelle & MUCH more (videos, night 2 pics)

Run the Jewels, Gary Clark Jr, Portugal. The Man, Chuck D, Big K.R.I.T., Chronixx, Miley Cyrus, Kimbra, Jill Scott, Dave Chappelle, Talib Kweli, Common, Remy Ma, 6LACK, DRAM, Action Bronson, Freeway, Rapsody, Roxanne Shante, and Jimmy Jam were among the guests at The Roots' pre-Grammys Jam Sessions at Gramercy Theatre.

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Questlove
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Questlove denies “ridiculous allegations” made in racial discrimination lawsuit

Yesterday it was reported that Questlove was being sued for racial discrimination, and Questlove has since responded to the ”ridiculous” allegations.

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Camila Cabello on Fallon
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watch Camila Cabello & The Roots play “Havana” with toy instruments on ‘Fallon’

A rare chance to hear Camila sing her unstoppable banger backed by The Roots using toy instruments.

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The National at House of Vans Chicago
photo by James Richards IV
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Eminem, The National, Childish Gambino & more playing Citi shows at Irving Plaza

The "Citi Sound Vault" series, which in 2017 brought Beck, Metallica, and others to Hollywood Palladium in the leadup to the Grammys, returns this year with some big artists playing Irving Plaza at the end of January.

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Holiday Sweaters
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ugly holiday sweaters from Descendents, Metallica, Wu-Tang, Husker Du, RTJ, more

In addition to impressing your family, friends or co-workers with 52 of the best indie holiday songs, you might wanna show up to your next holiday party in one of these music (and TV) themed ugly sweaters.

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017
Photo credit: Sachyn Mital
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in pics: The Roots, Common, Wyclef, more

The 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade made its way through two and a half miles of Manhattan, from Central Park West to Herald Square, on Thursday (9/22) morning. The annual tradition unfolded under tight security following the bike lane truck attack less than a month ago, on Halloween.

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The Roots playing shows around the holidays

Meanwhile, Black Thought just wrapped up Season 1 of HBO's The Deuce and helped design a pair of sneakers sold at Barneys.

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