The Roots Founding Member Malik B. Dead At 47

'Your steel sharpened my steel as I watched you create cadences from the ether,' Black Thought wrote in a tribute

Watch Shawn Mendes Inject Some Whimsy Into 'Treat You Better' With Jimmy Fallon

Raspy voice, meet classroom instruments

Did The Roots' Black Thought Create 'Mumble Rap?'

Mumble rap is older than you think

Ariana Grande, Justin Timberlake, And More Set For Charlottesville Benefit Concert

Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, Dave Matthews Band will perform at Charlottesville benefit concert, and here's how you can donate.

Ed Sheeran Shook A Banana Wildly For The Toy Instrument Version Of ‘Shape Of You’

Turns out it sounds just as good in the classroom

Alicia Keys, The Roots, And Young M.A Team Up For One Stunning 'Blended Family'

Also: doughnuts!

Playlist: Solange’s Table

Hear the collaborators and inspirations for her new album

Shawn Mendes Parodies Justin Bieber With A Song About Hiding His Bong

Shawn Mendes plays the Hashtag Game on 'The Tonight Show,' parodying songs by Adele, Coldplay, and, most hilariously, Justin Bieber.

Seth Rogen Lived Out Every Rap Fan’s Dream With This Epic Lip Sync

Seth Rogen flipped the script on Jimmy Fallon's lip sync challenge by working in a surprise from the Roots.

The Lonely Island's G-Rated 'I'm On A Boat' Is Even Funnier Than The Original

The Lonely Island teamed up with The Roots to perform 'I'm on a Boat' with toy instruments.

Watch Jimmy Fallon And Natalie Portman Become Sia To Sing With Sia

Sia, Natalie Portman, The Roots and Jimmy Fallon remake "Iko Iko."

What’s Cuba Like? Let Questlove Show You: Watch

Cruise through Cuba with Questlove, thanks to this mini-documentary by Okayplayer.

Michael Myers Visits (And Frightens) The Roots And Jimmy Fallon On 'The Tonight Show'

The Roots remix the 'Halloween' theme song as Michael Myers visits Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show.'

Jay Z, Beyonce, No Doubt And More Performed At The Global Citizen Festival -- Here's Why

Here's why Jay Z, Beyonce, No Doubt and more participated in the Global Citizen Festival in New York City.

Tonight Show 'Family Feud' Is The Best Idea Jimmy Fallon Has Ever Had

Steve Harvey brought "Family Feud" to his appearance on "The Tonight Show," playing host as Jimmy Fallon and Jason Segel faced off with the Roots.

The Roots' Manager, Rich Nichols, Dead At 55

The Roots' longtime manager, Rich Nichols, died in a Philadelphia hospital on Thursday after a long battle with leukemia.

Jay Z, Fun, Tiësto And Carrie Underwood Are Headlining A Major Show

Jay Z, fun. and Carrie Underwood are among the headliners of this year's Global Citizen Festival in New York.

The Roots Rapped About 'Harry Potter' And It Was Magical

The Roots' rap about Harry Potter is an instant classic.

Miley's Tongue On A Crew-Neck Is Just The Beginning Of Our Ugly Christmas Sweater List

MTV News rounds up the best and more bizarre holiday sweaters.

Robin Thicke, Jimmy Fallon's G-Rated 'Blurred Lines': Watch Now!

Thicke's original clip may not be kid-friendly, but Fallon and the Roots used classroom instruments to give an altogether precious performance.

Nine Hangout Fest Vines That Put You Right On The Sand

These video snippets of Afrojack, Macklemore and more give you a taste of all the on-demand coverage MTV and VH1 have to offer.

Roots Reveal Puzzling New Album Title: & Then You Shoot Your Cousin

Drummer ?uestlove opens up about the group's next LP and a joint album with ... Elvis Costello in latest Billboard mag.

D'Angelo Joins Questlove For Historic Superjam At Bonnaroo

R&B singer hits the stage during early morning hours his first U.S. performance in 12 years.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Heat Up Bonnaroo's Saturday Night

In their first appearance at the festival, RHCP unleash raucous energy.