Posts tagged "The Roots"

Johnny Osbourne, Red Fox & Screechy Dan Shock Out With The Roots

The LargeUp Posse Knows How To Throw A Holiday Party
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Late last year at Brooklyn Bowl, our peoples over at LargeUp threw a little holiday jam with The Roots as the house band. They invited NYC dancehall all-stars Red Fox, Screechy Dan, and the legendary Johnny Osbourne. This may be the first time anybody played the Sleng Teng riddim on a tuba. Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Beres Hammond & The Roots on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

The Maestro Makes His U.S. Television Debut
Beres Hammond has been a staple in the Jamaican music world for quite some time. His soulful voice and feel0good lyrics have always made his songs just flow right. While he was in town for a performance at the Barclays Center, Hammond made his first appearance on American television by rocking out with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Our peoples at LargeUp TV have the hookup with The Roots so you know they’ve got the exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of The Roots and the man of the hour himself. Video After The Jump…