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Thought and Vision: A Conversation with Roots Vocalist Tariq Trotter

Posted 2 months ago
Source: Douglas Gorenstein

About halfway through our interview, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter pauses: "Sorry, I'm in the middle of cooking dinner." On this particular day, dinner is lobster bisque, Arctic char, and sautéed kale. It is a homemade meal, made entirely from scratch. Apparently, the man can cook.

"Yeah, I'm a foodie. You better ask about ...
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Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon Beatbox and Rap ‘It Takes Two’ (Video)

Posted 2 months ago
Credit: thewrap.com
Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon didn’t need a band at all to perform the hip-hop classic “It Takes Two” on “The Tonight Show” Thursday night (though that didn’t stop The Roots from chiming in for the chorus). The pair used the iPad app Loopy to create backing tracks that would layer and repeat behind them.
Fallon and Smith took turns performing various beatbox sounds ...
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Jimmy Fallon Recreates 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' With Carlton And Jazzy Jeff

Posted 2 months ago
Late night TV just got flipped, turned upside down.

In honor of the "Tonight Show" heading out to Los Angeles, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots parodied the opening title sequence from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." Yep, you read that right. Fallon recreated the old sets from the Will Smith show, had Steve Higgins fill the role of his mom and even brought in some special guests ...
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Jimmy Fallon Recreates ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Title Sequence With Alfonso Ribeiro (Video)

Posted 2 months ago
Credit: thewrap.com
Jimmy Fallon packed up “The Tonight Show” and moved it across the country, and he did it in style. In fact, he did it “Fresh Prince” style.
On his first episode of “The Tonight Show” in Los Angeles — he broadcast a special episode from Phoenix after the Super Bowl Sunday — he showed a video detailing how he made the trip to L.A., and it looked a ...
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Jimmy Fallon & Music Superstars Sing 'We Are The Champions' A Cappella (Video)

Posted 2 months ago
Credit: justjared.com
The late night show following the Super Bowl always features some great celeb appearances and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Sunday (February 1) was no exception!
To kick off the show, Jimmy showed off a fun video he and The Roots made with celebs, in which they sang “We Are the Champions” a capella.
Featured in the video are Carrie Underwood, Sam Smith, Ariana Grande ...
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‘Empire’s’ Taraji P. Henson Takes Out Ryan Seacrest, Jimmy Fallon in Charades (Video)

Posted 2 months ago
Credit: thewrap.com
Taraji P. Henson plays a pretty good Cookie on Fox’s newest smash hit “Empire,” but she does an even better “Elephant Man,” apparently.
The actress joined Jimmy Fallon and Ryan Seacrest for a competitive game of charades on Friday’s “Tonight Show,” where she pretty much single-handedly won the thing for her and teammate Tariq of house band The Roots ...
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Kevin Hart Plays 'Slapjack' On Jimmy Fallon And Things Get Intense

Posted 2 months ago
Kevin Hart joined Jimmy Fallon for a game of "Slapjack" on Thursday. The game is basically Blackjack, but the loser gets smacked with a giant prosthetic hand. The actor did have one grievance before things got started, though.

"I'm just a little p*ssed off that I couldn't get a Black hand," said Hart as he held up the prosthetic. "This is Martin Luther King ...
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Jerry Seinfeld Reveals Queens Catastrophe on Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Worst I Ever Bombed’ (Video)

Posted 3 months ago
Credit: thewrap.com
Don’t fret, young comics: Even Jerry Seinfeld bombs — or at least he has in the past.
Seinfeld joined Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday, perfectly timed to Festivus — a faux holiday celebrated by “Seinfeld” fans every Dec. 23. The non-commercial holiday was invented by Frank Costanza (Jerry Stiller) on the former NBC sitcom, much to the chagrin ...
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Big Sean Joined by E-40 and The Roots for 'IDFWU' on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show'

Posted 3 months ago
Credit: aceshowbiz.com
The Detroit MC is joined by collaborator E-40 and the members of The Roots for a slowed-down version of the break-up anthem from his upcoming album.
Related Links: Jimmy Fallon, E-40, The Roots, Big Sean
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One Direction Makes Fun of Jimmy Fallon’s British Accent During Floor Interview (Video)

Posted 3 months ago
Credit: thewrap.com
One Direction proved incredibly gracious guests on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday night, with Niall Horan talking about how thankful he was to be on the show and meet Jimmy Fallon and The Roots for the first time. A bit later, Harry Styles took a moment to congratulate Fallon on the recent birth of his child.
See video: One Direction Perform ‘Night Changes’ at AMAs, Dish on ...
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