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‘Herb Alpert Is…’ features Questlove, Sting, Quincy Jones and a host of other influential artists and producers discussing the legacy and continued philanthropic work of the cultural icon.
This year’s line-up includes Philly’s own Meek Mill, along with rising R&B star Summer Walker, DaBaby, Snoh Aalegra, Burna Boy and Thundercat.
Stars including Anita Baker, TLC, The Isley Brothers, Sergio Mendes and Charles Lloyd have already been confirmed for this year's event.
The three-disc 20th anniversary edition of The Roots’ classic comes with 10 bonus tracks.
The Roots’ iconic discography will be honoured with a series of reissues of their classic albums including ‘Things Fall Apart’, ‘Do You Want More ?!!??!’ and ‘Illadelph Halflife’.
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.
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’.
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.