Channel Videos from The Roots

A Questlove presentation of Chaka Khan Live  #QuestosWreckaStow
4,884 views - 07/13/20
Chaka Khan performing live across the world and decade's with the world's leading performers! Don't forget to check out Roots Picnic...
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Questlove presents Chaka Khan #QuestosWreckaStow
10,450 views - 07/11/20
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Live Nation Urban Presents - Meet the Execs - Episode 5: Madeline Nelson
0 views - 07/11/20
Founder & CEO of Heads Music joins host, Brandon Pankey on this week’s episode of Meet the Execs! Madeline has been instrumental in the...
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
12,338 views - 07/11/20
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
10,231 views - 07/10/20
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Black Thought - Thought Vs Everybody (Audio)
38,648 views - 07/10/20
Official audio for "Thought Vs Everybody" by Black Thought from the upcoming Streams of Thought Vol. 3 EP. Listen to Streams of Thought...
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J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Soundclash! 2 Edition
1,520 views - 07/09/20
J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Soundclash! 2 Edition. Recorded LIVE on June 22, 2020. Video edited by Emmai Alaquiva. Follow...
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The Roots Jam Presents Solo Sessions – Episode 9: Baby Rose & Melissa McMillan
840 views - 07/09/20
In the spirit of the legendary Roots Jam Sessions, the band is opening up its platform to feature one song performances from music...
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Live Nation Urban Presents - The Souls of Black Folk - Episode 5: Dr. Cameron Webb
1 views - 07/09/20
The Souls of Black Folk - Episode 5: Dr. Cameron Webb, Director of Health Policy & Equity with the University of Virginia School of...
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The Roots Present Live from the Archives: The Roots featuring Cory Henry
1,492 views - 07/08/20
The Roots featuring Cory Henry – The Roots Jam Session 2018 Produced by Ginny Suss Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
11,608 views - 07/08/20
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Live Nation Urban Presents - Meet the Execs - Episode 4: Nicole Wyskoarko
545 views - 07/07/20
Episode 4 of Meet of Execs features special guest Nicole Wyskoarko, EVP Urban Operations, Interscope Geffen A&M Records. Hosted by...
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Live Nation Urban Presents - The Souls of Black Folk - Episode 4: Stephanie Young
973 views - 07/06/20
The Souls of Black Folk - Episode 4: Stephanie Young, Chief Officer for Culture, Communications and Media Partnerships, When We All Vote....
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J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Soundclash! Edition
3,326 views - 07/02/20
J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Soundclash! Edition. Recorded LIVE on June 15, 2020. Video edited by Emmai Alaquiva. Follow...
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The Roots Jam Presents Solo Sessions: Episode 8: Jade Novah & Joyce Wrice
2,027 views - 07/02/20
In the spirit of the legendary Roots Jam Sessions, the band is opening up its platform to feature one song performances from music...
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A Questlove presentation  #BlackLivesMatter #QuestosWreckaStow
5,618 views - 07/02/20
Tonight: Toots & The Maytals followed by Aretha Franklin in 1971 Don't forget to check out Roots Picnic 2020, here on The Roots...
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The Roots Present Live from the Archives: The Roots featuring Ledisi
1,218 views - 07/01/20
The Roots featuring Ledisi – The Roots Jam Session 2018 Produce by Ginny Suss. Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Questlove presents #AllJacksonEverything The Final Part  #QuestosWreckaStow
9,685 views - 07/01/20
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Live Nation Urban Presents - Meet the Execs - Episode 3: Ethiopia Habtemariam
742 views - 06/30/20
This episode of Meet of Execs features special guest Ethiopia Habtemariam, President, Motown Records & EVP, Capitol Music Group. Hosted...
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A Questlove presentation #AllJacksonEverything  #QuestosWreckaStow
11,152 views - 06/30/20
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H.E.R. Performs I Can't Breathe & Fate – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
322,941 views - 06/29/20
Questlove introduces H.E.R. as she performs "I Can't Breathe" & "Fate" for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience - Live from Electric...
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Lil Baby Performs The Bigger Picture – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
9,147 views - 06/29/20
Black Thought introduces Lil Baby as he performs "The Bigger Picture" for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of...
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Roddy Ricch Performs Ballin’ – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
10,146 views - 06/29/20
Liza Koshy delivers a special voting message and introduces Roddy Ricch as he performs his hit "Ballin'" for the 2020 Roots Picnic...
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Questlove + Black Thought – Live Intro Performance | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
59,640 views - 06/29/20
Questlove and Black Thought kick off the initial performance for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist...
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Real People & High School Students – Voting PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
425 views - 06/29/20
Real People & High School Students – Voting PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience Watch the rest of the artist performances here:...
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The Roots + Bilal Perform Dear God – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
16,054 views - 06/29/20
Lin-Manuel Miranda delivers a special voting message and introduces The Roots & Bilal for the final performance of the 2020 Roots Picnic...
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Deon Cole – Comedy Segment | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
1,999 views - 06/29/20
Deon Cole delivers a special comedy segment for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist performances...
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Janelle Monae – Voting PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
581 views - 06/29/20
Janelle Monae delivers a special voting message for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist performances...
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Wallo267 – Voting PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
320 views - 06/29/20
Wallo267 delivers a special voting message for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist performances here:...
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The Roots + Michelle Obama – Opening Segment | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
2,185 views - 06/29/20
Questlove and Black Thought kick off the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience with Michelle Obama. Watch the rest of the artist...
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When We All Vote – Our Mission | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
541 views - 06/29/20
A special message from When We All Vote. Watch the rest of the artist performances here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?...
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G Herbo & Polo G Perform Gangstas Cry PTSD & more – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
1,244 views - 06/29/20
Black Thought introduces G Herbo & Polo G as they perform "Gangsta's Cry," "PTSD," and "Wishing For A Hero." Also featuring a special...
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Elaine Welteroth – Voting PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
292 views - 06/29/20
Elaine Welteroth delivers a special voting message for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist...
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Kirk Franklin Performs Favor & Hosanna – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
1,750 views - 06/29/20
Questlove introduces Kirk Franklin as he performs "Favor" and "Hosanna" with a 40 piece choir for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual...
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Coach K – Art Segment | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
291 views - 06/29/20
Quality Control CEO Kevin "Coach K" Lee showcases some of his favorite owned art pieces and discusses the importance of supporting black...
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Paypal #2 | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
140 views - 06/29/20
A special message from PayPal, one of our partners for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Lyft | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
237 views - 06/29/20
A special message from Lyft, one of our partners for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Lowes | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
161 views - 06/29/20
A special message from Lowes, one of our partners for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Paypal | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
227 views - 06/29/20
A special message from PayPal, one of our partners for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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When We All Vote – Michelle Obama PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
234 views - 06/29/20
Michelle Obama delivers a special voting message in partnership with When We All Vote. Watch the rest of the artist performances here:...
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The Roots Picnic – Origin Story | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
1,831 views - 06/29/20
The Roots Picnic origin story Subscribe to The Roots' channel: http://bit.ly/RootsYouTube Official site for The Roots:...
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Ghetto Gastro – Culinary Segment | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
440 views - 06/29/20
Ghetto Gastro – Culinary Segment | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience Watch the rest of the artist performances here:...
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Chris Paul – Voting PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
216 views - 06/29/20
Chris Paul delivers a special voting message for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist performances...
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EarthGang Performs Wings – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
2,110 views - 06/29/20
Black Thought introduces EarthGang as they perform "Wings" for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist...
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Kerry Washington – Voting PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
351 views - 06/29/20
Kerry Washington delivers a special voting message for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist...
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Common – Voting PSA | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
244 views - 06/29/20
Common delivers a special voting message for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of the artist performances here:...
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Musiq Soulchild & The Roots Perform Halfcrazy & more – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
83,414 views - 06/29/20
The Roots & Musiq Soulchild perform a medley of "Halfcrazy" and "Just Friends" for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the...
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D-Nice – Live DJ Set | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
1,330 views - 06/29/20
Questlove & Black Thought introduce D-Nice as he performs a live DJ set for the 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience. Watch the rest of...
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Snoh Aalegra Performs Medley – Live | 2020 Roots Picnic Virtual Experience
26,410 views - 06/29/20
Tracee Ellis Ross delivers a special voting message and introduces Snoh Aalegra as she performs a medley of "I Want You Around," "Whoa,"...
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Live Nation Urban Presents - The Souls of Black Folk - Episode 3: Ted Reid & Alice Vilma
390 views - 06/29/20
The Souls of Black Folk - Episode 3: Economics with special guests Ted Reid, Senior Vice President/Sports and Entertainment Director,...
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A Questlove presentation  for #BlackHistoryMonth #AllJacksonEverything
5,243 views - 06/29/20
Don't forget to check out Roots Picnic 2020, here on The Roots Channel! #AllJacksonEverything #BlackHistoryMonth Subscribe to The...
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A Questlove presentation #AllJacksonEverything Soul Train Edition #QuestosWreckaStow
4,960 views - 06/28/20
#AllJacksonEverything Don't forget to check out Roots Picnic 2020, here on The Roots Channel! Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Roots Picnic Pre-show
57,244 views - 06/28/20
Come to this cookout pre-Roots Picnic and see some familiar folks and some you’ve never seen before! 5:30pm ET until Roots Picnic...
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Questlove presents #AllJacksonEverything Pt 3 #QuestosWreckaStow
17,655 views - 06/27/20
#AllJacksonEverything Subscribe to The Roots' channel: http://bit.ly/RootsYouTube Official site for The Roots: http://theroots.com/...
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J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Messengers Edition [Fela & Marley Tribute]
4,163 views - 06/25/20
J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Messengers Edition [Fela & Marley Tribute]. Recorded LIVE on June 8, 2020. Visual art by Dan Lish....
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The Roots Present Live from the Archives: The Roots featuring Jill Scott
9,048 views - 06/25/20
The Roots featuring Jill Scott - The Roots Jam Session 2018 Produced by Ginny Suss Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Live Nation Urban Presents - Meet the Execs - Episode 2: Juliette Jones & Marsha St. Hubert
610 views - 06/25/20
This episode of Meet of Execs features Atlantic Records’ Juliette Jones (EVP/Urban Promotion) and Marsha St. Hubert (SVP/Head of...
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A Questlove presentation for #BlackMusicMonth #AllJacksonEverything
6,579 views - 06/25/20
Tonight: First up we have an episode of The Jacksons Variety Show Then Michael Live at Wembley in 1988 And...
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Questlove presents #AllJacksonEverything Pt 2 of 5 #QuestosWreckaStow
13,610 views - 06/24/20
Tonight: Curious Samples, Struggle Covers... & Weird Al. Subscribe to The Roots' channel: http://bit.ly/RootsYouTube Official site...
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Questlove presents #AllJacksonEverything Pt 1 of 5 #QuestosWreckaStow
15,549 views - 06/23/20
Tonight: Curious Samples, Struggle Covers... & Weird Al. Subscribe to The Roots' channel: http://bit.ly/RootsYouTube Official site...
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Live Nation Urban Presents - The Souls of Black Folk - Episode 2: Henry Hipps
1,185 views - 06/22/20
Live Nation Urban presents “The Souls of Black Folk”, in-depth conversations with progressive leaders to discuss the state of Black...
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A Questlove presentation for Black Music Month #QuestosWreckaStow
6,294 views - 06/22/20
Bill Withers live followed by James Brown live, both from 1971. Subscribe to The Roots' channel: http://bit.ly/RootsYouTube Official...
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
14,117 views - 06/20/20
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Questlove Supreme Live – Spike Lee
7,898 views - 06/19/20
“Questlove Supreme” is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural...
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
10,333 views - 06/19/20
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J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Ms. Lauryn Hill Edition
10,204 views - 06/19/20
J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Ms. Lauryn Hill Edition. Recorded LIVE on may 25, 2020. Visual art by Dan Lish. Video edited by...
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The Roots Jam Presents Solo Sessions – Episode 7: ADÉ & Sly5thAve
1,261 views - 06/18/20
In the spirit of the legendary Roots Jam Sessions, the band is opening up its platform to feature one song performances from music...
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A Questlove presentation for Black Music Month #QuestosWreckaStow
7,915 views - 06/18/20
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The Roots Present Live from the Archives: The Roots featuring Run The Jewels
3,040 views - 06/18/20
The Roots featuring Run The Jewels - The Roots Jam Session 2018 Produced by Ginny Suss Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Questlove presents The Official Philly International Set part 2 #QuestosWreckaStow
10,998 views - 06/17/20
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Live Nation Urban Presents - Meet the Execs - Episode 1: Azim Rashid
816 views - 06/16/20
As Live Nation Urban continues to celebrate Black Music Month and support our community, we’re proud to introduce Meet the Execs - a...
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Questlove presents The Official Philly International Set #QuestosWreckaStow
15,125 views - 06/16/20
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Live Nation Urban Presents - The Souls of Black Folk - Episode 1: Marc Lamont Hill
1,746 views - 06/15/20
Live Nation Urban presents “The Souls of Black Folk”, in-depth conversations with progressive leaders to discuss the state of Black...
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Questlove's We've  Been telling You Playlist #QuestosWreckaStow
9,913 views - 06/15/20
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
11,370 views - 06/13/20
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Streams of Thought presents Let's Get Free a Conversation with Stic of Dead Prez
12,554 views - 06/12/20
In this episode of Streams Of Thought, titled "Let’s Get Free", Tariq holds a thoughtful conversation with peer, and fellow MC, Stic of...
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
10,363 views - 06/12/20
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J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Healing Edition
4,287 views - 06/11/20
J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: Healing Edition. Recorded LIVE on June 1, 2020. Visual art by Ernesto Yerena. Video edited by Emmai...
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The Roots Jam Presents Solo Sessions – Episode 6: Valerie June, María Isabel & Marcos G
1,752 views - 06/11/20
In the spirit of the legendary Roots Jam Sessions, the band is opening up its platform to feature one song performances from music...
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The Roots Present Live from the Archives: The Roots featuring Jeremy Ellis
2,235 views - 06/10/20
The Roots featuring Jeremy Ellis - The Roots Jam Session 2018 Produced by Ginny Suss Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
14,993 views - 06/10/20
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Questlove presents PRINCE #QuestosWreckaStow
29,104 views - 06/09/20
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Questlove presents Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Day 3 #QuestosWreckaStow
19,055 views - 06/06/20
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Questlove presents Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Day 2 #QuestosWreckaStow
18,784 views - 06/06/20
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Questlove presents Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Day 1 #QuestosWreckaStow
23,535 views - 06/05/20
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Black Lives Matter
20,533 views - 06/03/20
Go to communityjusticeexchange.org to donate to bail funds around the country. #blacklivesmatter Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Questlove presents More of The Roots #QuestosWreckaStow
15,700 views - 06/02/20
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Questlove presents The Roots #QuestosWreckaStow
22,180 views - 05/30/20
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
17,265 views - 05/30/20
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Questlove Supreme Live – Yvonne Orji
5,272 views - 05/29/20
“Questlove Supreme” is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural...
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Questlove presents #QuestosWreckaStow
9,224 views - 05/29/20
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J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: MJB Edition [Mary J. Blige Tribute]
7,764 views - 05/28/20
J.PERIOD Presents The Live Mixtape: MJB Edition [Mary J. Blige Tribute]. Recorded LIVE on April 13, 2020. Visual art by Dan Lish. Video...
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The Roots Jam Presents Solo Sessions – Episode 5: Lisa Ramey, Kacey Williams & Mannywellz
1,253 views - 05/28/20
In the spirit of the legendary Roots Jam Sessions, the band is opening up its platform to feature one song performances from music...
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The Roots Present Live from the Archives: Black Thought's Funkmaster Flex Freestyle
4,491 views - 05/28/20
Black Thought's Funkmaster Flex Freestyle - LIVE featuring Dave Chappelle The Roots Jam Session 2018 Subscribe to The Roots' channel:...
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Reconstruction w/ Stro Elliot – Episode 7: The Man vs Machine
1,409 views - 05/27/20
The newest member of The Legendary Roots Crew, musician and producer Stro Elliot, breaks down his process of reconstructing a sample into...
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Questlove presents Earth, Wind & Fire slow jams #QuestosWreckaStow
12,463 views - 05/27/20
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Streams Of Thoughts Presents: Wide Awake, a Conversation with Hank Willis Thomas
2,944 views - 05/26/20
In the episode of Streams Of Thought, titled Wide Awake, Tariq holds a conversation with his contemporary and noted artist Hank Willis...
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Guitar Stories w/ Captain Kirk – Episode 12: Ed Sheeran
1,000 views - 05/26/20
Legendary Roots’ guitarist, “Captain” Kirk Douglas, will host a series that gives guitar players an inside look on how to play with your...
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Questlove Celebrates Africa Day #TheRootsAfricaDay
15,935 views - 05/26/20
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Poizon Ivy DJ  Set | The Roots Africa Day 2020
4,484 views - 05/25/20
Ivy Awino aka Poizon Ivy the DJ . Yani’s mom. Proud 🇰🇪 . Dallas Mavericks/3X NBA All Star/Basketball Africa League sound strategist. K104...
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Nix Performance | The Roots Africa Day 2020
1,520 views - 05/25/20
Nix performs "DJANGO" and "TAATUNEEN" in a special performance for #TheRootsAfricaDay Nicolas Omar Diop, alias Nix, is a Senegalese...
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