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Janelle Monae, The Roots + More to Honor Prince at 2016 BET Awards

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Prince's ex-fiancee Sheila E. and D'Angelo are also slated to honor the late legend during the awards show.

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The Roots, Cyndi Lauper, Ann Wilson to Perform at David Bowie Tribute Concert

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Noam Galai/Ethan Miller, Getty Images

The show was originally meant to be a living tribute, but will go on in spite of Bowie's death.

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Meghan Trainor, Jimmy Fallon + the Roots Perform ‘All About That Bass’ With Classroom Instruments [VIDEO]

Meghan Trainor

Just when we thought we couldn't be any more obsessed with Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass,' Jimmy Fallon had to come along and make it positively epic.

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Jimmy Fallon, the Roots + the Cast of ‘Sesame Street’ Perform ‘Somebody Come and Play’ at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade [VIDEO]

Jimmy Fallon Sesame Street Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013

In case you didn't think Jimmy Fallon or the Muppets could be more adorable, check them out performing with the Roots!

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Robin Thicke Does ‘Blurred Lines’ With Classroom Instruments on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Robin Thicke, Jimmy Fallon

This is our favorite new version of 'Blurred Lines'!

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Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars + More Are Hip-Hop Illuminati in New ‘Cleveland Show’ Photos


The urban legend that many of hip-hop's prominent rappers are members of the Illuminati is parodied on the season premiere of FOX's animated series 'The Cleveland Show.' The episode, which airs on Oct. 21, stars Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, and the Roots' drummer Questlove.

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Jay-Z, Rihanna, Questlove + J. Cole Attend 40/40 Club Opening at Barclays Center

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Jay-Z celebrated the grand opening of the Barclays Center's 40/40 club Thursday night (Sept. 27) in Brooklyn, N.Y. Hov's closest friends like Rihanna, Questlove (of the Roots), J. Cole and other celebrities were in attendance at the club's first party inside the Brooklyn Nets' new home.

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Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars + More To Appear on ‘The Cleveland Show’ This Fall

Kanye West Nicki Minaj Bruno Mars
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Hip-hop/pop dignitaries Kanye West, Nicki MinajBruno MarsQuestlove and and will invade the small town of Stoolbend, Va., next fall on 'The Cleveland Show.' The group will appear on an episode titled 'Menace II Secret Society,' in which the five celebrities are supposedly part of the secretive "rap illuminati."

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Trayvon Martin Case: Stars Tweet for Justice

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The national uproar over the Feb. 26 shooting death of Trayvon Martin has been dominating the headlines on news channels and social media for several weeks. The 17-year-old teen was shot and killed by neighborhood watch patroller George Zimmerman in the gated community of Sanford, Fla


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The Roots Hope To Turn ‘Undun’ Into a Play or Movie

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The Roots' new LP 'Undun' is a stirring hip-hop opus as it narrates the story of a young man's fateful journey into a life of crime. Black Thought's descriptive storytelling and the group's comprehensive music holds the project effectively together. The Philadelphia band hopes to possibly expand the album's story line into different mediums.

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