‘The Tipping Point’ is populated by hip-hop’s forgotten heroes, and catches The Roots still finding their place in the pop culture pantheon.
The much-acclaimed album was named after Malcolm Gladwell’s 2000 pop-sociology classic in which he explored how minor movements and behaviors can proliferate.
The Queen of Pop also indulged Fallon in a cha-cha lesson, inviting the entire studio audience to have a dance with her.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
Originally released in 2004, the record features the hits ‘She Wants To Move, ‘Maybe,’ and ‘Jump'.
Dropped during the peak of coastal beef in hip-hop, Questlove breaks down the perfect storm that produced The Roots’ breakout album, ‘Things Fall Apart’.
Voodoo still stands as a wildly innovative, forward-thinking and challenging record, who knew it would take 14 years for D’Angelo to top it.
The Roots are also, famously, 'The Tonight Show's' house band as well as much-revered hip-hop pioneers.
Originally released in 2011, the critically-hailed 'Undun' was nominated for a Grammy Award.
Other new members from the music world include Prince & The Revolution's Lisa Coleman and Wendy Melvoin, Sufjan Stevens and German pianist Hauschka.
The tour will feature the Wolf Trap Orchestra a live band and several vocalists who will perform deep cuts and classics from Prince’s fabled catalogue.
Keith Wilder, co-vocalist with 1970s funk pioneers Heatwave died on 29 October 2017, aged 65, the cause of death has not yet been confirmed
Motown Records will release the soundtrack for the new movie, 'Detroit', featuring songs by Martha Reeves & the Vandellas and a new song by The Roots.