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Last night, the Hennessy Artistry event kicked-off in the Chi and here Tip, Black Thought along with the Roots cover N.W.A’s classic, “Straight Outta Compton”. The event also featured Curren$y, Kid Sister, D-Nice and special guest, Erykah Badu. I thought this video was SO DOPE! Enjoy :)

Shot in Brooklyn Heights last month, John Legend & The Roots’ video for their cover of Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes’ 70’s classic “Wake Up Everybody” featuring Common & Melanie Fiona finally premiered.

The Grammy-winning crooner said the original song didn’t need any alterations.

If there’s one word that best describes Ben Kenney, it’s versatility.

FROM MTV: John Legend is on the brink of releasing his next album, Wake Up Sessions, with the Roots. According to Legend, he’s been a fan of the Philadelphia band since his college days, when he was a student at the University of Pennsylvania. The singer told MTV News, “We’re, like, 99 percent done. We’ve […]

This week on NBC’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” anchor Brian Williams joined host Jimmy Fallon and house band The Roots to “slow jam” the news. Watch below as Fallon, Williams and The Roots turn everything from health care reform and congressmen with funny names into a seductive ballad, albeit a hilarious one! When he’s […]

Originally slated to be included as a bonus disc with his 2008 Evolver album, John Legend teamed up with The Roots to record a series of covers of politically charged songs. 

Now that is definitely a question that a lot of us may be asking ourselves (at least those of us who care)

If you missed last night’s “Hope For Haiti” telethon, your television must have been turned off as it was on every channel.  Check out some of the performance highlights from the telethon below!