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The Columbian
Politics on ‘Tonight Show’? Listen to the Rootsof the fall selective memory “Then you, you built a wall “A 20-foot wall “So
Politics on ‘Tonight Show’? Listen to the Roots
The Columbian / Posted 14 minutes ago
of the fall selective memory “Then you, you built a wall “A 20-foot wall “So I couldn’t see” Get it? Bandleader Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson has written about the importance of walk-on (or “walkover” in industry parlance) music on “The Tonight... Read more
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Pitchfork
Erykah Badu: Mama’s Gun Album Reviewensemble (Chinah Blac and YahZarah) bellowing in Rufus-meets-Brand New Heavies
Erykah Badu: Mama’s Gun Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 8 hours ago
ensemble (Chinah Blac and YahZarah) bellowing in Rufus-meets-Brand New Heavies unison as longtime collaborators Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson on drums, James Poyser on piano, Pino Palladino on bass, and Jeff Lee Johnson on guitar lay down a robust... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jon Voight cuts a cheery figure as he leaves a Hollywood restaurantin on the subject with a tweet which drew attention to the fatal shooting of un
Jon Voight cuts a cheery figure as he leaves a Hollywood restaurant
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
in on the subject with a tweet which drew attention to the fatal shooting of unarmed Terence Crutcher. It's a joke, right? Questlove expressed his disbelief that the marriage was over by tweeting, 'Surely the Onion hacked @TMZ' What about America?... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Jimmy Fallon Tries Out for 'Live! with Kelly' Co-Host. See If He and Kelly Ripa Make Great Duoshow that he could be a perfect co-host on "Live!". But Fallon's audition woul
Jimmy Fallon Tries Out for 'Live! with Kelly' Co-Host. See If He and Kelly Ripa Make Great Duo
AceShowbiz / Posted 2 days ago
show that he could be a perfect co-host on "Live!". But Fallon's audition wouldn't be just your average. With the help of Questlove, he simultaneously played a game of Word Sneak and interviewed The Roots' drummer who's promoting his new book... Read more
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/Film
Hamilton Documentary Trailer: PBS Special to Air in OctoberW. Bush. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary Ha
Hamilton Documentary Trailer: PBS Special to Air in October
/Film / Posted 2 days ago
W. Bush. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary Hank Paulson, Secretary Timothy Geithner, Questlove, Black Thought, Jimmy Fallon, John Weidman, Nas and Stephen Sondheim. Hamilton’s America shows just how timeless... Read more
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FOX News
Kelly Ripa Auditions Jimmy Fallon For 'live' Co-host Gig On The 'tonight Show'down in front of a drop-down New York skyline, Kelly and Jimmy teamed up to pla
Kelly Ripa Auditions Jimmy Fallon For 'live' Co-host Gig On The 'tonight Show'
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
down in front of a drop-down New York skyline, Kelly and Jimmy teamed up to play the game, with "Tonight Show" bandleader Questlove sitting in as their guest. Not only did Fallon get the chance to employ his winning charm, but the three of them... Read more
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E! Online
Jimmy Fallon Auditions for Live! With KellyQuestlove's first words were "nude model" while Ripa and Fallen received "Snapc
Jimmy Fallon Auditions for Live! With Kelly
E! Online / Posted 2 days ago
Questlove's first words were "nude model" while Ripa and Fallen received "Snapchat." The co-hosts easily slipped the social medium into conversation by talking about Questlove's promotional methods, while the drummer had a more difficult time... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kelly Ripa lets Jimmy Fallon audition as her cohost on Tonight ShowWith Kelly host appeared to be in great spirits as she put Jimmy through his pa
Kelly Ripa lets Jimmy Fallon audition as her cohost on Tonight Show
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
With Kelly host appeared to be in great spirits as she put Jimmy through his paces in the audition. The duo interviewed Questlove, grilling The Roots musician about his new book Something To Food About, which is about creative chefs. Share this... Read more
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The News & Observer
‘The Tonight Show’: Ignore Fallon and listen to the Rootsof the fall selective memory “Then you, you built a wall “A 20-foot wall “So
‘The Tonight Show’: Ignore Fallon and listen to the Roots
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
of the fall selective memory “Then you, you built a wall “A 20-foot wall “So I couldn’t see” Get it? Bandleader Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson has written about the importance of walk-on (or “walkover” in industry parlance) music on “The Tonight... Read more
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New Kerala
Hollywood celebs express shock, sarcasm over Brangelina's split - newkerala.com #121944comment on. Luke Evans: It's very sad to hear. Chrissy Teigen: Brad and Angel
Hollywood celebs express shock, sarcasm over Brangelina's split - newkerala.com #121944
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
comment on. Luke Evans: It's very sad to hear. Chrissy Teigen: Brad and Angelina. How am I supposed to go to work today? Questlove: Everyone is serious as a heart attack with this 'I might actually have a chance! Talk Brangelina. Josh Gad:... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chrissy Teigen tweets reaction to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's splitsite The end of an era: Celebrities took to Twitter in droves to react to the
Chrissy Teigen tweets reaction to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's split
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
site The end of an era: Celebrities took to Twitter in droves to react to the end of the Brangelina But The Roots' Questlove was baffled at such reactions, writing: 'Everyone is serious as a heart attack with this "I might actually have a... Read more
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Gulf News
Brangelina divorce: Celebrities reactI just think it’s a shame that’s even talked about. They’re just two people bre
Brangelina divorce: Celebrities react
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
I just think it’s a shame that’s even talked about. They’re just two people breaking up. There’s bigger fish to fry right now.”Musician Questlove on Twitter: “Everyone is serious as a heart attack with this ‘I might actually have a chance!!!!!’ tal... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Emily Blunt Josh Gad and other celebs react to Brangelinato fry right now." -- Filmmaker Tate Taylor to the AP at the London premiere of
Emily Blunt Josh Gad and other celebs react to Brangelina
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
to fry right now." -- Filmmaker Tate Taylor to the AP at the London premiere of "The Girl on the Train." "Everyone is serious as a heart attack with this 'I might actually have a chance!!!!!' talk." -- Musician Questlove on Twitter.Other State... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Emily Blunt, Josh Gad and other celebs react to BrangelinaThere's bigger fish to fry right now." - Filmmaker Tate Taylor to the AP at the
Emily Blunt, Josh Gad and other celebs react to Brangelina
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
There's bigger fish to fry right now." - Filmmaker Tate Taylor to the AP at the London premiere of "The Girl on the Train." "Everyone is serious as a heart attack with this 'I might actually have a chance!!!!!' talk." - Musician Questlove on Twitt... Read more
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Daily Mail
Angelina Jolie's father Jon Voight expresses sadness at her splitin on the subject with a tweet which drew attention to the fatal shooting of un
Angelina Jolie's father Jon Voight expresses sadness at her split
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
in on the subject with a tweet which drew attention to the fatal shooting of unarmed Terence Crutcher. It's a joke, right? Questlove expressed his disbelief that the marriage was over by tweeting, 'Surely the Onion hacked @TMZ' What about America?... Read more
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Billboard
100 Greatest Music Books of All Timethat, like the star himself, is maddening and exquisite, screwy and profound.
100 Greatest Music Books of All Time
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
that, like the star himself, is maddening and exquisite, screwy and profound. 65. Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove​Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Ben Greenman, 2013 Call it a meta-autobiography. Questlove’s book includes lists of... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
GTFOHWTBS: Twitter Gives Jimmy Fallon All The Side Eyes For Playing Nice With Donald Trump [VIDEO]chance he gets and tell African-Americans to vote for him because “you’ve got n
GTFOHWTBS: Twitter Gives Jimmy Fallon All The Side Eyes For Playing Nice With Donald Trump [VIDEO]
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 8 days ago
chance he gets and tell African-Americans to vote for him because “you’ve got nothing to lose?” Tonight Show bandleader Questlove can’t possible find a cape to put on for this one. It’s moments like these that make you realize how important... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Daryl Hall and John Oates treated Phoenix to a hit-filled set of blue-eyed soulafter topping the charts with such classics as "Rich Girl" and "Kiss on My List
Daryl Hall and John Oates treated Phoenix to a hit-filled set of blue-eyed soul
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
after topping the charts with such classics as "Rich Girl" and "Kiss on My List." They got so big that when Roots drummer Questlove inducted the group to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014, he said, “I’m gonna list all the duos in the rock era... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hirwa to Share Stage With U.S. Rapper Akua Naruwhich in turn have influenced her music. She has collaborated with famous music
Hirwa to Share Stage With U.S. Rapper Akua Naru
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
which in turn have influenced her music. She has collaborated with famous musicians like Ahmir Thomson popularly known as Questlove, Tune Yards, Beninese-born American Grammy Award winning singer and activist Angelique Kidjo and Festum, among... Read more
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Style Weekly
When Will Richmond Embrace Hip-Hop?an all-time high. He cites multi-instrumentalist Devonne Harris, or DJ Harriso
When Will Richmond Embrace Hip-Hop?
Style Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
an all-time high. He cites multi-instrumentalist Devonne Harris, or DJ Harrison, who has gotten props from Roots drummer Questlove, as well as Nickelus F., a revered lyricist with writing credits for Drake, and low-key artists such as Lil’ Ugly... Read more
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Fortune
Why Record Labels Will No Longer Offer Exclusive Album Releasesthe competition. Pandora is one such service. The Journal reported the Interne
Why Record Labels Will No Longer Offer Exclusive Album Releases
Fortune / Posted 16 days ago
the competition. Pandora is one such service. The Journal reported the Internet radio signed a deal with The Roots drummer Questlove to be its first “artist ambassador,” a role similar to the one Spotify created for Lady GaGa’s manager Travis... Read more
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Billboard
Listen to Zack de la Rocha's Fierce Debut Solo Single 'Digging for Windows'time and a release date has not yet been announced. Over the years reports have
Listen to Zack de la Rocha's Fierce Debut Solo Single 'Digging for Windows'
Billboard / Posted 16 days ago
time and a release date has not yet been announced. Over the years reports have surfaced that everyone from Trent Reznor to Questlove, DJ Shadow and El-P were rumored to be working on songs that de la Rocha began compiling after leaving Rage in... Read more
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Pitchfork
Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de la Rocha Goes Solo With El-P-Produced New SingleRumors and reports about a Zack de la Rocha solo record have swirled for almost
Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de la Rocha Goes Solo With El-P-Produced New Single
Pitchfork / Posted 17 days ago
Rumors and reports about a Zack de la Rocha solo record have swirled for almost two decades. Questlove, DJ Shadow, and Trent Reznor have all talked about sessions with the Rage frontman. In 2003, de la Rocha’s DJ Shadow collaboration “March of Death”... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Back to Schoolfavorite "back to school" books from this banner year: As drummer, producer, m
Back to School
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
favorite "back to school" books from this banner year: As drummer, producer, musical director and co-founder of The Roots, Questlove (Ahmir Khalib Thompson) isn't well-known for his culinary expertise, but his curiosity is boundless. Hence, his... Read more
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NBC Miami
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'
NBC Miami / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'
NBC Connecticut / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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NBC New York
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'
NBC New York / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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NBC Chicago
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'
NBC Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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NBC Washington
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
'Blindspot' Season 2 a 'Massive Emotional Roller Coaster'
NBC Washington / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Blindspot Season 2 a "Massive Emotional Roller Coaster"its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both pa
Blindspot Season 2 a "Massive Emotional Roller Coaster"
NBC Bay Area / Posted 23 days ago
its regular timeslot of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.) 'Tonight': Questlove, Spade Reenact 'Bachelor in Paradise' David Spade and The Roots' Questlove reenact a dramatic scene from Season 3... Read more
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Mashable
Small Girls, big bets: Meet the young women that claim PR's future is much more than just pressthem, Small Girls sent pairs to sneaker aficionados they knew such as Reddit CE
Small Girls, big bets: Meet the young women that claim PR's future is much more than just press
Mashable / Posted 24 days ago
them, Small Girls sent pairs to sneaker aficionados they knew such as Reddit CEO Ohanian, four-time Grammy winning singer Questlove and Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel. "I think it’s pretty different than paying Khloe Kardashian. It’s a transaction.... Read more
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First Coast News
Angela Corey's defeat and how the Internet reactedof the incumbent is a “sign of positive things to come in our fight for a #FREE
Angela Corey's defeat and how the Internet reacted
First Coast News / Posted 24 days ago
of the incumbent is a “sign of positive things to come in our fight for a #FREEAMERICA.” Other notable figures such as Questlove from the Grammy Award-winning band, The Roots, and the popular left-leaning magazine, The Nation, took to Twitter... Read more
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Philly.com
Frank Ocean, and an ocean of streaming music(which pays more minuscule royalty rates than its competitors) announced this w
Frank Ocean, and an ocean of streaming music
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
(which pays more minuscule royalty rates than its competitors) announced this week it was bringing on the Roots' Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson as its first music ambassador. The drummer's three-hour Questlove Supreme show will debut Sept. 7. In a... Read more
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Billboard
2017 Grammy Preview: Industry Insiders on the Artists to Watchwhat industry insiders predict for the 2017 Grammys. "There's no way we won't
2017 Grammy Preview: Industry Insiders on the Artists to Watch
Billboard / Posted 29 days ago
what industry insiders predict for the 2017 Grammys. "There's no way we won't get a Prince tribute, and there's no way Questlove won't be involved. I can see Beyoncé having a moment and Dave Grohl crushing the guitar solo on 'Purple Rain.' The... Read more
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The Irish Times
Songs of the week: Frank Ocean, Rae Sremmurd and Michael BubleThe Roots crew’s iron-clad street cred has so far weathered everything from Pic
Songs of the week: Frank Ocean, Rae Sremmurd and Michael Buble
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
The Roots crew’s iron-clad street cred has so far weathered everything from Pictionary contests against reality TV stars to Questlove losing a “drum-off” to Justin Bieber. But Tariq Trotter is really pushing it here, with this guest rapper spot on... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Homeland Security is investigating nude-photo cyberattack on Leslie Jonespersonal info/photos. Support Leslie by not supporting the ... that did this.”
Homeland Security is investigating nude-photo cyberattack on Leslie Jones
Los Angeles Times / Posted 30 days ago
personal info/photos. Support Leslie by not supporting the ... that did this.” Guys were there supporting Jones as well. Questlove spoke out, saying, “these acts against leslie jones....are sickening. its racist & sexist. it’s disgusting. this is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Katy Perry’s support for Leslie Jones introduces ‘misogynoir’ to white mainstream USand nude photos — fans and celebrities flooded social media with messages of su
Katy Perry’s support for Leslie Jones introduces ‘misogynoir’ to white mainstream US
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
and nude photos — fans and celebrities flooded social media with messages of support. ‘‘Ghostbusters’’ director Paul Feig, Questlove, Patton Oswalt, Octavia Spencer, Kathy Griffin and Alyssa Milano were among the many stars who rallied behind Jones... Read more
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Daily Mail
Homeland Security is working to track down Leslie Jones' hackersdirector Paul Feig, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Patricia Arquette, Gabb
Homeland Security is working to track down Leslie Jones' hackers
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
director Paul Feig, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Patricia Arquette, Gabby Sidibe, Lena Dunham, and Questlove also tweeted in support of Jones. It comes after several selfies of Jones with famous celebrities including... Read more
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ABC News
Homeland Security Investigates Hacking of Leslie Jones' Websitetime." After the news of the hack broke on Wednesday, fellow artists and colle
Homeland Security Investigates Hacking of Leslie Jones' Website
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
time." After the news of the hack broke on Wednesday, fellow artists and colleagues expressed support for Jones. Musician Questlove tweeted, "these acts against leslie jones....are sickening. its racist & sexist. it's disgusting. this is hate... Read more
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Daily Mail
FBI is working to track down Leslie Jones' hackersdirector Paul Feig, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Patricia Arquette, Gabb
FBI is working to track down Leslie Jones' hackers
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
director Paul Feig, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Patricia Arquette, Gabby Sidibe, Lena Dunham, and Questlove also tweeted in support of Jones. It comes after several selfies of Jones with famous celebrities including... Read more
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11 News Houston
Twitter turns proton packs on Leslie Jones hackerleslie jones....are sickening. its racist & sexist. it's disgusting. this is ha
Twitter turns proton packs on Leslie Jones hacker
11 News Houston / Posted 30 days ago
leslie jones....are sickening. its racist & sexist. it's disgusting. this is hate crimes. this aint "kids joshing round"— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) August 24, 2016 How can anyone look @ what's happened to Leslie Jones today/the past few weeks... Read more
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CNET
Pandora taps Questlove for three-hour radio show 'Questlove Supreme'Enlarge Image Pandora announced a partnership with The Roots drummer to debut
Pandora taps Questlove for three-hour radio show 'Questlove Supreme'
CNET / Posted 30 days ago
Enlarge Image Pandora announced a partnership with The Roots drummer to debut a new radio show called "Questlove Supreme." Does Questlove ever sleep? He already has a full-time gig as bandleader on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," but... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Leslie Jones’ website hacked, reportedly exposing nude photosline between free speech and hate speech. After news broke that Jones had been
Leslie Jones’ website hacked, reportedly exposing nude photos
WGN TV Chicago / Posted a month ago
line between free speech and hate speech. After news broke that Jones had been hacked, celebrities — from Katy Perry to Questlove to Octavia Spencer — shared their support of Jones on Twitter. But the trolls on Twitter were also vocal — other... Read more
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