Black Star team up with The Roots on Fallon
Last night Black Star performed 'Little Brother' on the Fallon Show, which can mean only one thing...a Roots/Black Star collaboration! It's good to hear soulful hip-hop like this again, minus all the 'Swag'.
As 130 BPM pointed out, Questlove was pretty happy with the process:
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