A Questlove-directed documentary about the other major music event of the summer of 1969 and documentaries about the creators of Sesame Street and the coronavirus pandemic in China are among the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jim Curtin is a Philly guy who hits some of the best restaurants for date night, plays whiffle ball with his kids in city parks and counts himself a big fan of Questlove. For a...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Ahmir Thompson, founder of The Roots and drummer for the “Tonight Show” band, wants to find the kind stranger who bought him a turntable and several records at the tender...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Malik B, a rapper and founding member of The Roots, has died. He was 47.
The group announced the death of the Philadelphia-born emcee in a social media post Wednesday. The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Lee Daniels talked about past drug use and urged people not to give into the temptation to abuse drugs during the coronavirus pandemic, saying “You are not alone.”...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and former President George W. Bush will be among 200 star-studded participants in a 24-hour global livestream event.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The singers from five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live at next month's Academy Awards.
Producers said Thursday that best actress nominee Cynthia...
NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a dinner party hosted by Questlove, be aware that nothing has been left to chance.
The guest list has been carefully chosen, as have...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chances are there’s at least one TV binger on your gift list. Why not go all in for the holidays and wrap up something on-point?
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Rubin poses for pictures and shares bro hugs from his courtside seat before Philadelphia 76ers playoff games with a hodgepodge of celebrities that could be straight out of a "Dancing With The Stars" casting call.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Patton Oswalt has married actress Meredith Salenger.
The 48-year-old Oswalt and Salenger, who's 47, shared photos of the Saturday ceremony and reception at Jim Henson Studios in Los Angeles on social media. Attendees included The Roots and "Tonight Show" bandleader Questlove, and singers, Aimee Mann and Michael Penn, who serenaded the couple.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia is honoring longtime local gospel group the Dixie Hummingbirds with a historical marker.
Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney unveiled a plaque Tuesday in front of founder John B Davis' former home.
Davis established the Dixie Hummingbirds in 1928 in Greenville, South Carolina. After several moves, the group settled in Philadelphia.
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Questlove is assuring students at a Pennsylvania high school that he will still perform at their prom despite unexpectedly canceling days earlier.
The Roots' drummer and DJ posted on Twitter on Friday that he has "adjusted some things" to perform Saturday at senior prom at Pennsbury High School East in Fairless Hills.
Reaction to the death of rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry at age 90:
"I am so sad to hear of Chuck Berry's passing. I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us. He lit up our teenage years, and blew life into our dreams of being musicians and performers. His lyrics shone above others and threw a strange light on the American dream. Chuck, you were amazing, and your music is engraved inside us forever." — Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, in a series of posts via Twitter
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia public school students received a surprise during an educational project with The Aspen Institute.
Roots drummer Questlove on Wednesday was called in as a guest to motivate high school students participating in this year's challenge. The Aspen Institute annually partners with an urban school district for a problem solving venture called The Aspen Challenge.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janelle Monae, Maxwell and Angelique Kidjo are set to perform at the Women's March on Washington this weekend.
Organizers of the event announced its performance lineup Wednesday. Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Indigo Girls, MC Lyte, Samantha Ronson, Toshi Reagon and Emily Wells are also set to perform at Saturday's march.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Roots drummer Questlove is starting a new three-hour weekly show on the streaming music service Pandora that will feature music, interviews and conversations from the Grammy-winning musician.
Pandora announced the partnership on Wednesday and said "Questlove Supreme" will debut Sept. 7 on his new Pandora station. Guests include comedian Maya Rudolph, producer and engineer Bob Power, and musician Kimbra.