ROOTS Hip Hop Band Perform At Friday Night Live Inside The Hard Rock

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The ROOTS hip hop band perform at Friday Night Live inside the Hard Rock Las Vegas hotel. With plenty of fans enjoying poolside music series on July 11, 2009. Great way for the UFC 100 fans to start the weekend party in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The Grammy award-winning ensemble has been influenced by many R&B and rap artists. Jimmy Fallon’s popular talk show, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” currently employs the group as the house band.

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The Roots originated from Philadelphis with their debut album in 1993. They have worked with varying artists including Cody Chestnutt and Roy Ayers.

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Hard Rock Las Vegas Friday Night Live concert series showcased the jazzy eclectic sounds of Roots on Friday. Band members include Black Thought, Damon “Tuba Gooding Jr.” Bryson, Questlove, Kamal Gray and “Captain” Kirk Douglas.

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