Questlove Making Directorial Debut With Black Woodstock Documentary

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Questlove is a man of many hats. The Roots co-leader has served as the musical director for Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show for years, he’s published a few books, and he’s been a producer on a number of television and film projects. His next new venture will be as a director of a movie. As More »

Nirvana, R.E.M., The Roots, Steely Dan Address Loss Of Masters In Universal Fire

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Studio FireYesterday, a New York Times feature revealed that thousands upon thousands of master tapes from artists like Louis Armstrong, Janet Jackson, and Tupac were destroyed in a 2008 fire at Universal Studios Hollywood. Although the fire itself was public knowledge, the loss of Universal Music Group’s recordings was kept secret, with even the … More »

Watch Bad Bunny Perform “Mía” With Jimmy Fallon In A Puerto Rican Parade

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Bad-Bunny-on-FallonThere’s no real reason why every late-night musical performance has to look the same. Every once in a while, we’ll see an artist who finds a way to turn it into something special. And every once in an ever longer while, we’ll see someone completely disregard the visual language we’ve come to expect. That’s what … More »

Surviving R. Kelly Producer Says Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Questlove And More Declined Interviews For The Series

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R. KellySurviving R. Kelly, the miniseries tracing the singer’s alleged history of sexual and physical abuse, premiered on Lifetime last night. The comprehensively researched series features over 50 interviews, including with R. Kelly’s accusers, family members, and friends, but it includes a surprisingly small amount of appearances from celebrities. The only musicians interviewed in the documentary … More »

Kendrick Lamar, Sufjan Stevens, Questlove, More Inducted Into The Academy

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts of Sciences announced 928 new members today, illustrating a push for greater diversity in the organization. Marking record highs for the Academy, 49 percent of the new inductees this year are female and 38 percent are people of color, as Variety notes. Several prominent musicians were inducted … More »

Questlove Wears “Kanye Doesn’t Care About Black People” Shirt

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Questlove isn’t a fan of Kanye West’s unabashed support of President Trump — and he’s not afraid to show it. More »

Watch Justin Timberlake Seek Questlove’s Approval For Prince Tribute, Duet With Chris Stapleton, & More On Fallon

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A weekend of Justin Timberlake overload concluded with even more Justin Timberlake late Sunday night when the self-described Man Of The Woods followed his Super Bowl halftime show with lots more screen time on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show broadcast live from Minneapolis. Timberlake sat for an interview with Fallon, during which he explained … More »

Questlove Responds To Accusations Of Racial Discrimination

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Questlove has officially responded to a recent lawsuit for racial discrimination by two former Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon employees. More »