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Tonight Show Host Jimmy Fallon On Day Time Hip-Hop Radio (Video)

His Tonight Show homie Black Thought (of The Roots) was on Hip-Hop radio late last year. Now Fallon is on a different station, no freestyling, but still a great time. Though we don’t get ‘bars’ for Breakfast from Jimmy, there is talk of bars…

Jimmy Fallon Discusses Fatherhood, Politics On His Show, Cultural Appropriation + More
– Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM


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Alternative/R&B: Childish Gambino – “Redbone” (Live Performance) [Video]

Hip-Hop’s eclectic is seen here performing “Redbone” live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Check out Childish Gambino, outside his Ern role, going alternative with the stage show.

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Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One: Magician David Blane Shows Up With A Deck Of Cards And A Frog… (Video)

You know you are a real magician when you can bring onlookers up for a really close look, then send them scurrying away like gleefully startled children. Hilarious, engaging and intriguing, watch master illusionist David Blane amaze Jimmy Fallon and The Roots in the clip above.


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Drake and Jimmy Fallon Play A Game Of ‘Faceketball’ (Video)

Okay, so sure it’s silly. But how many guests could make this game idea work by going all in like Drizzy did. Jimmy raised the intensity level with a Jumpman-Jumpman-Jumpman slam. Then Drake comes back by taking the rim off on one slam and shuts it down with a 360-degree dunk with a mini-Drizzy on top.

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Comedy: Watch Hugh Jackman Vs. Shaquille O’Neal In ‘The Phone Booth Game’ Hosted By Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Man. If you don’t think The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is comedy gold… we don’t know what to tell you. Trust. This clip will be the one to win you over or win you back.

Hugh Jackman and Shaquille O’Neal play a trivia game where a new mystery guest gets shoved into their phone booths after each wrong answer.

Alex Trebek joining Shaq in the booth…CLASSIC! Bwaaahahahaaaa!!!

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A Tribe Called Quest Performs “Can I Kick It” On The Tonight Show (Video)

Wait… ATCQ… ALL of them? Damn right this goes up on the site! “Can I Kick It” without the question mark; no question. Just Questlove and The Roots backing up the brothers reunited to do one of their seminal hits for Jimmy Fallon’s live audience. Dope!

You can get the 25th Anniversary Edition of “People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm” now via the link below, too.


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Spike Lee Speaks On Being Honored At The Oscars, With Having A Street Named For Him And More (Video)

There’s no overnight success. You gotta bust your ass.
Spike Lee

Truth spoken by the one bringing us the forthcoming “Chi-Raq” movie; a and a right to speak it, backed by decades of movie-making experience. Truly starting from nothing, getting a recent nod from the Academy (honorary Oscar award), and moves being made today; Spike speaks on all that and more with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show (starting around the 29-minute mark of the full episode embedded above).

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Michael B. Jordan Speaks On Getting Jacked, His Movie “Creed” And More (Video)

Commitment. To film making and to fitness. Get your bread, B. Respect. Above: Michael B. Jordan on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon chopping it up about his continuing the ‘Rocky’ movie franchise with his movie “Creed,” working with Sylvester Stallone, getting fit for the role and more.

I just remember seeing Rocky [and] Apollo Creed just being jacked, and I was like, “You know what, I gotta be close.”

Hoping this movie is the brother’s proper re-up …since the “Fantastic Four” reboot …you know. “Creed” ought to be good holiday movie watching though.


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Aziz Ansari Speaks On His ‘Master Of None’ Series, Casting His Mom & Dad To Be On The Show And More (Videos)

“My real parents played my parents.”
Aziz Ansari

Already getting rave reviews for his Netflix series, see Aziz Ansari above talking about his new comedy “Master of None” on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. During the sit-down, he talked about how the show was a good fit for Netflix, the show’s development and casting, and his mother and father agreeing to play themselves as characters on the show… and how his dad is ‘taking’ the positive attention he is getting as a result of being on the show. Dad’s going Hollywood, Aziz! Funny clip. Take a look above.


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Talib Kweli & Rapsody Perform “Every Ghetto” Live On ‘The Tonight Show’ (Video)

OHHH! The sound, the style, the swagger. What’s not to love about this live performance of “Every Ghetto” by Talib Kweli; featuring Rapsody and musical backing by The Roots. Got the music video and Indie 500 (Kweli and 9th Wonder) album pre-order linked below from an earlier post.


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Comedy: Jimmy Fallon Sings “Hello” With Lionel Richie… Sort Of (Video)

Gotta love when Fallon goes old school; always a special musical comedic experience. Watch here above, as he turns in a rendition of Lionel Richie’s R&B classic “Hello.” He has landed the ultimate assist on this song/sketch, too; Mr. Lionel Richie himself. Well, his head, at least.

(What makes it funny is how they keep straight faces throughout the silliness they are putting down. Good stuff!)

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Big Grams – “Fell in the Sun” (Live) [Video]

Big Boi and Phantogram have merged, at least for a bit, to form the super-group Big Grams. And they are already on the move, with a self-titled EP on iTunes (which features the likes of Run the Jewels and Skrillex). Above, watch Big Grams hitting the national TV stage, performing their single “Fell in the Sun” on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon (backed by The Roots), to support its release.

Check out the performance, and hit the link to get that EP if you like. Also, to learn a bit more about this collaboration, hit the jump to see Big Grams’ interview with Power 105’s Breakfast Club.


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Taraji P. Henson Plays ‘Fast Family Feud’ & Speaks On Her Role On ‘Empire’ (Video)

The lovely, the talented, the Emmy-nominated Taraji P. Henson is a guest on Jimmy Fallon’s couch. Mmm mm mm, if only she would be a guest on my… Okay, a man can dream, right? Here she is (above) being hilarious on The Tonight Show; playing Fast Family Feud with Fallon.

‘Cookie’ from Empire is definitely in the house! More after the jump.

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Ice Cube Talks About The N.W.A. Biopic. Black Thought And Questlove Talk About Cutting Class To Listen To N.W.A. (Video)

Hahaaa! Li’l Black Thought and Li’l Questlove were ditching school to bump that filthy Gangsta-Gangsta N.W.A. music. That’s right, the purists were had their ears on the gulley gritty sounds of Ren, Dre, Yella, Eazy and Cube back in the day. And oh damn, Cube is a guest on The Tonight Show, talking to Jimmy Fallon about the biopic “Straight Outta Compton.” Watch them trip… and take a quick memory lane trip in the above clip.

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Lauryn Hill Performs “Feeling Good” Live on ‘The Tonight Show’ (Video)

L Boogie sang that! You can admit it, once you watch. She was Jimmy Fallon’s guest on The Tonight Show – doing her tribute cover of “Feeling Good” (off the “Nina Revisited… A Tribute to Nina Simone” compilation) with a live band.


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Awkward! Jimmy Fallon And Aziz Ansari Read Some Of The Worst First Texts Ever Sent (Video)

Aziz Ansari is already dead funny, but put him on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon; and best believe some laugh-out-loud moments are about to happen. Aziz was on talking about research he did for his book of insights about online dating. Great show, but check out this particularly funny bit that features Jimmy and Aziz ‘analyzing’ some text fails de amore.

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Missed Opportunity: How Tonight Show Host Jimmy Fallon Passed Up On Nicole Kidman Back In The Day (Video)

So, Nicole Kidman was over to Jimmy Fallon’s apartment back in the day. A friend brought her over. Okay. And she was feeling dude. Okaaayyy. And…

…and NOTHING! Jimmy messed it up. Made no moves. She thought he was brushing her off; did not think he was interested in her at all. True story. Watch in disbelief as Nicole tells the story.

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Big K.R.I.T. Performs “Soul Food” feat. Raphael Saadiq On ‘The Tonight Show’ (Video)

The single, the video, and now The Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon knows what he is doing over there. Check out this performance of “Soul Food” (featuring Raphael Saadiq) above (The Roots got their back, too). And follow the link below to “Cadillactica” – the latest album from the mighty Mississippian.


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Nas Performing “N.Y. State of Mind” On ‘The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’ (Video)

Check in around the 8-minute mark.

Doing the media rounds, promoting the “Nas: Time is Illmatic” documentary. Jimmy Fallon with a major ‘get’… the G.O.D.M.C. N-A-S (Nas, Nas, Nas) doing “N.Y. State of Mind” for ‘The Tonight Show’ audience. Backed by The Greatest Band In Late Night: The Legendary Roots Crew!

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Public Enemy Rocks With ‘The Roots’ On The Tonight Show (Video)

The legendary Hall Of Famers Public Enemy (with the homie ATL’s own DJ Lord) brought their A-game as the musical guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Backed by the greatest band in late night, The Roots, they performed “Public Enemy No. 1.” Celebrating 30 years of Def Jam on The Tonight Show is the way to go. Check ’em out above as they bum rush the show!

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