All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘the roots’

Kaitlyn Bristowe: ‘Ian Did Enough Damage to Himself,’ Hilarious Spoof on ‘The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’

Kaitlyn Bristowe shed no tears when Ian left The Bachelorette earlier this week. In fact, given his exit interview, most of the show’s fans likely waved him off with a rude gesture as he rode away–still muttering–in his town car. “I’m being punished for being an intellectual,” he said. “They didn’t teach cheesy music quotes at Princeton. I don’t find …

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India Carney Leaves ‘The Voice’ Ahead of Finals, Christina Aguilera Doesn’t Win This Season

India Carney went home from The Voice on Tuesday night, just ahead of this season’s finals. India’s departure means Coach Christina Aguilera won’t win this season of The Voice, as some had predicted earlier in the season. Tuesday night found five contestants left on The Voice. Team Blake–coached by Blake Shelton–saw Meghan Linsey vying for her spot in the finals. …

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Roxanne Chalifoux: ‘Crying Piccolo Girl’ Plays With Roots Band On ‘The Tonight Show’

“Crying Piccolo Girl” Roxanne Chalifoux took the Internet by storm over the weekend when a video of her crying while playing the piccolo went viral. The Villanova senior said she can’t help crying because of her college’s loss to North Carolina State during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The game would be her last to play with her school’s pep …

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Carrie Underwood Releases New Music Video, ‘Little Toy Guns’

Carrie Underwood is pregnant with her first baby, but that hasn’t kept her from making new music, and sharing that music with her fans. Underwood released a new music video for ‘Little Toy Guns’ with her fans last week. ‘Little Toy Guns’ is about how words can deeply wound children. Carrie Underwood talked about its meaning during a recent interview. …

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50 Shades Trailer Prank On The Roots By Jimmy Fallon

Everyone has been going gaga for popular Twilight fan fiction story Master of the Universe aka 50 Shades of Grey. The trailer for the upcoming movie, which hits theaters on Valentine’s Day 2015, was released this past week and the horny housewives of the world flipped. The teaser was THE most viewed trailer so far this year, having earned an …

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Idina Menzel And The Roots Give “Let It Go” A New Treatment

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots have a history of taking good songs and making them even better using toy instruments, office supplies, or just their voices, so it’s not a surprise that their version of “Let It Go” from Disney’s “Frozen” is an even more awesome rendition than the 400 or so floating around the web right now. The “Tonight …

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Jimmy Fallon Teams Up With Sesame Street Cast To Jam

Jimmy Fallon and house band The Roots have teamed up with several musicians and celebrities over the years to perform song covers with unconventional instruments–staplers, pencils, and coffee pots, to name a few–and now they’ve taken it a step further to work with some of the “Sesame Street” cast and a bunch of classroom instruments. As the show moves into …

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Mariah And Jimmy Fallon Do Infamous Christmas Song

Mariah Carey took the Christmas song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and made it her own in 1994, and since then it’s become a staple of holiday music every year. But if you’re like most people, Christmas music gets old pretty fast. That’s why you should watch this video immediately and enjoy the spin The Roots puts on …

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Aguilera On Fallon: The Roots, Office Supplies Remix

Christina Aguilera has found a hit in her song “Your Body”, the video for which has seen hundreds of thousands of hits on YouTube already. But a new remix of the tune might just trump it, which is quite a feat considering it was done with only office supplies and a cell phone as accompaniment. When the songstress appeared on …

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Paul Ryan: Black Ex Leads To Controversial Article

Paul Ryan has had his share of controversy this election year, just like every other politician in the running. However, one thing has proved to make him stand out from the crowd, and some are pretty irritated about it. As written for The Roots by political correspondent Keli Goff, Ryan reportedly dated an African-American woman while in college. Ryan has …

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