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The Roots mixed past and present for an impassioned message of injustice

Questlove is everywhere, seemingly doing everything, and with aplomb. But when it came to crafting a song to adequately accompany Kathryn Bigelow’s explosive “Detroit,” the affable multi-instrumentalist/producer/bandleader/composer says, “This is a heavy ball to carry.” Bigelow called him “out...
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Questlove is everywhere, seemingly doing everything, and with aplomb. But when it came to crafting a song to adequately accompany Kathryn Bigelow’s explosive “Detroit,” the affable multi-instrumentalist/producer/bandleader/composer ...

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