Taraji P. Henson plays Password with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots

Monday night featured a landmark for Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show: It was the first time Questlove and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter were on a game team together. The two Roots leaders faced off against Fallon and Taraji P. Henson in a game of Password, and acquitted themselves well, too: The Roots won the first round, when Trotter successfully guessed “Bubble” based on Questlove’s “burst” clue. 

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Questlove blames 'us' for Rich Homie Quan's Notorious B.I.G. error

Thanks to nerves and technical issues, Rich Homie Quan’s effort to take on The Notorious B.I.G.’s part in “Get Money” at the recent VH1 Hip Hop Honors wasn’t as successful as it could have been — and in a new Instagram post, Questlove urges people to stand back and look at what might be causing people’s anger.

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Jimmy Fallon recalls the time Prince destroyed him at ping pong

The late Prince was more than just a musical icon who changed the pop landscape with hits like “Purple Rain” and “Little Red Corvette”; he was also a dedicated ping pong player. One of the highlights of Prince’s rivalry with fellow ’80s pop titan Michael Jackson, for instance, was the time Prince destroyed the latter at ping pong.

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Jimmy Fallon and The Roots take on the Harlem Globetrotters

Jimmy Fallon spent Wednesday’s episode of The Tonight Show responding to queries from an “audience suggestion box.” The funniest one complimented Fallon and The Roots for working so well together and wondered how they would fare on the basketball court. To answer the question, Fallon and the band suited up and took on the Harlem Globetrotters in a game. 

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