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  1. Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Join U2 at Madison Square Garden

    7:37 am 7/23/2015

    Other celebs in attendance included Sir Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys and Nile Rodgers.Read more

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  2. The Roots Board 'Hamilton' as Cast Recording's Executive Producers

    9:05 am 7/22/2015

    "Ten minutes into 'Hamilton', though, I was just so stunned. It was such a sucker punch," says Questlove. 'Hamilton' "can be your introduction to hip-hop — on Broadway. And it’s a valid one. It’s a credible one."Read more

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  3. Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment: MSNBC, 'NBC Nightly News' Staffers on Train

    8:37 pm 5/12/2015

    Media figures who survived the incident that left at least seven people dead and dozens more injured include former U.S. Rep. and Iraq war veteran Patrick J. Murphy, who is an anchor for MSNBC's 'Taking the Hill,' and 'NBC Nightly News' producer Janelle Richards.Read more

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  4. Mercedes-Benz Sponsors Evolution Tour with Alabama Shakes, Young the Giant, Mayer Hawthorne

    11:58 am 7/1/2014

    Test drivers of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA and CLA will get free tickets to concerts at each tour stop.Read more

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  5. The Roots Introduce New CD With an Art Happening: Concert Review

    1:32 pm 5/14/2014

    The exclusive hip-hop event featured no live rapping and more prerecorded atmospherics than beats.Read more

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  6. Brooklyn Bowl Bringing Vibe to Vegas; Announces Initial Band Bookings

    11:41 am 1/28/2014

    Among the headliners scheduled to perform at the brand new venue: Phil Lesh & Friends, Jane's Addiction, O.A.R., The Roots and Elvis Costello and Cake.Read more

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  7. Love at First Jam: Elvis Costello on His Collaboration with The Roots (Q&A)

    5:07 pm 10/4/2013

    "I've ended up with this strange career of basically doing what the f--- I want," Costello tells THR. His latest effort, "Wise Up Ghost," may be the musician's most rhythmic work yet.Read more

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  8. Elvis Costello and The Roots to Release 'Wise Up Ghost' in September

    12:58 pm 5/29/2013

    Questlove calls the finished product “brilliant.”Read more

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  9. The Roots' Questlove to Release First Book

    12:54 pm 2/27/2013

    The four-time Grammy Award-winning drummer announces that "Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove" will be out in June.Read more

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  10. Lady Gaga, Cher, Snoop Dogg, Adam Levine Among Musicians Tweeting Election Elation

    9:40 pm 11/6/2012

    The music industry played a key role in Barack Obama’s re-election, and its stars are showing their devotion -- and relief -- on social media.Read more

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