TheWaitingRoom’s Top 10 Songs of 2010

TheWaitingRoom’s TOP 10 SONGS of 2010 Due to unforeseen circumstances, I suck and was unable to keep up with the daily posting of my top songs of 2010, however I decided I did want to let you guys know my Top 10 songs of the year, so without further adieu… TheWaitingRoom‘s Top 10 Songs of … Continue reading

Top Songs of ’10: Jennifer Hudson & The Roots – “Let It Be” (live)

Starting today I’ll be posting TheWaitingRoom‘s Top 20 Songs of 2010. From today until Dec. 30th a song will be posted each day in the order they were released throughout the year. On the final day of 2010, Dec. 31st, my top 5 songs of the entire year will be posted. As with any year-end list, … Continue reading

John Legend & The Roots: UNSTAGED

Thursday night at 9PM EST, YouTube, VEVO, and American Express hosted the live streaming concert, John Legend & The Roots: UNSTAGED – with direction from Spike Lee, and guest appearances from C.L. Smooth, Estelle, Common, Melanie Fiona, and Jennifer Hudson taking it to church(!) during an encore. The streaming concert event, which took place in … Continue reading

New Video: The Roots & John Legend “Wake Up Everybody” (ft. Melanie Fiona & Common)

Been bumpin’ this 4-way collabo almost every morning on the train to work, and now we get the visual! The Roots, John Legend, Melanie Fiona, and Common teamed up to record this cover of “Wake Up Everybody,” and then shoot the video in Brooklyn last month. Pick up The Roots/John Legend collaboration album, ‘Wake Up!’ … Continue reading

New Music: John Legend x The Roots “Wake Up Everybody” ft. Melanie Fiona & Common

You may or may not know that John Legend and The Roots have teamed up to release a collaboration EP, ‘Wake Up!‘ – a collection mostly of cover songs of R&B and soul classics. Just this past week they shot the video for lead single, “Wake Up Everybody”, featuring Melanie Fiona and Common, in Brooklyn … Continue reading

New Music: The Roots “The Fire”

Listen to yet another new track, “The Fire”, from The Roots‘ upcoming new album, ‘How I Got Over‘, in stores June 22nd. John Legend graces the track, making this his second guest appearance on the new album. Check out his other ‘How I Got Over‘ co-starring track “Doin’ It Again” here. Thus far I’m feeling … Continue reading

Doin’ It Again

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=john+legend&iid=8561338″ src=”a/7/c/6/Dow_Live_Earth_1ff4.jpg?adImageId=13080584&imageId=8561338″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] Thanks to my sista’ from anotha’ mista’, JazziJoyce over at And How Does That Make You Feel? – check out this dope new song, “Doin’ It Again” from The Roots featuring John Legend. Between my last Roots’ post for “Dear God 2.0”, this new joint, and the … Continue reading

Dear God 2.0

It’s been nearly a year since we first heard the title track and lead single off The Roots‘ upcoming new album, ‘How I Got Over‘. Finally we get not only a final release date, June 22nd, but another great song off the album, “Dear God 2.0. The song features Jim James of the band My … Continue reading

Erykah Badu LIVE on Jimmy Fallon

Watch Erykah Badu perform “Window Seat” on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. This was Erykah’s first live performance of the song, which serves as the lead single off her upcoming album, ‘New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)‘ (in stores March 30th). Badu was backed by The Roots, including ?uestlove and James Poyser – … Continue reading

Top Songs of ’09: The Roots – “How I Got Over”

 “How I Got Over” The Roots It wouldn’t be wrong to say The Roots are several of the most talented and forward-thinking musicians and songwriters in the industry today. It’s rare that I don’t absolutely love a Roots lead single, and “How I Got Over” isn’t any different. The immediate urgency of the opening percussion … Continue reading