Sep 302010

Recently we’ve seen quite a few Roots posts (1, 2, 3). We’ve also seen some Jimmy Fallon. We haven’t yet posted the two together though (funny, given that they hang out five nights a week). Well now we can. They’ve even brought along Justin Timberlake, the best third wheel ever.

The trio (Timberlake, Fallon, Roots) takes us through a four-minute medley of rap hits from yesterday and today on last night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. It starts with the Sugarhill Gang and ends with Jay-Z (“Empire State of Mind”). In between they tackle Eminem, Tupac, Kanye, Soulja Boy – well, pretty much everyone. Even the Roots’ own “The Seed 2.0” gets the Timb-Fall treatment. Continue reading »

Jun 172010

Jersey boys the Gaslight Anthem hit Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night. On air they performed “Boxer,” off their terrific new American Slang, but they stayed onstage afterward to tear through Pearl Jam’s “State of Love and Trust.” They’ve been playing the song live for the past few years, but never in such a high profile venue.

Never ones to hide their influences (insert obligatory Bruce Springsteen comparison here), the Gaslight Anthem look like they’re having the time of their lives. Though, to be fair, that’s how they look whenever they perform. This song rocks hard even for them, which is saying a lot. Watch the video below, then download the MP3 for your on-the-go enjoyment.
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