After Black Star performed “Little Brother” with The Roots on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, ?uestlove explained why the song is so important. The drummer behind The Roots noted his appreciation for J Dilla and shared some of what he knows about the beat. He also said that it was a dream of his to perform the song with Black Star.
The performance of “Little Brother” can be heard and seen below, courtesy of Yardie.
The Roots’ ?uestlove shared his excitement about playing the song with his Twitter followers, acknowledging that it has been a dream of his to perform the song with the duo. He then filmed a piece for the show, explaining why the song is such a strong piece of work.
“Scientifically this is one of the most intricate Hip Hop songs ever crafted,” he shared. “This was the greatest thing I’ve ever witnessed in my life.”
The video to that piece can be seen below, courtesy of NBC.