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The Roots is known for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) and Detroit (2017). See full bio »

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(2014-2022)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Music Department
(2009-2014)
Detroit Soundtrack
(2017)
Zoolander 2 Soundtrack
(2016)

Filmography

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 2020 40 Years a Prisoner (Documentary) (music)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (composer - 234 episodes, 2014 - 2018) (performer - 198 episodes, 2014 - 2017)
- Amanda Seyfried/Daveed Diggs/Wiz Khalifa feat. Swae Lee (2018) ... (composer: theme music)
- Sienna Miller/Tim Tebow/Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds (2018) ... (composer: theme music)
- Chris Hemsworth/Lindsey Vonn/Maroon 5 feat. SZA (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
- Tyler Perry/Lea Michele/Jhené Aiko feat. Big Sean (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
- Hillary Rodham Clinton/Miley Cyrus (2017) ... (composer: theme music)
 2017 Night of Too Many Stars (TV Special) (house band)
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 609 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (composer - 6 episodes, 2010 - 2011)
- Andy Samberg/The Muppets/Final Show (2014) ... (performer: theme song)
- Colin Farrell/Chris Pratt/2 Chainz (2014) ... (performer: theme song)
- The Best of Jimmy Fallon - Comedy Pieces (2014) ... (performer: theme song)
- The Best of Jimmy Fallon - Digital Pieces (2014) ... (performer: theme song)
- The Best of Jimmy Fallon - Musical Sketches (2014) ... (performer: theme song)
 2013 Elvis Costello & The Roots: Walk Us Uptown (Music Video) (music)
 2010 Night Catches Us (music performers)
 2010 The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice! (TV Movie documentary) (musician: Opening Montage)
 2008 Enough (Short) (music - as The Roots Family)
 1998 Nonchalant: Take It There (Music Video) (song producer)
 1997 Erykah Badu: Otherside of the Game (Music Video) (song producer)
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Other Works:

CD: "How I Got Over"

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Alternate Names:

Legendary Roots Crew | The Roots Family | Roots | The Square Roots
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The Roots served as the house band on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon from 2009 to 2014, and in the same role on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon since 2014. See more »

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