*Does this mean that Questlove has truly “arrived?”
Not only is his band the new house band on a show that rests securely in ‘top dog’ history, but he was apparently so moved by the Bramhall World’s cartoon that continues to give flight to his latest gig as music director on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ that he sent his mom a special message via Instagram.
Bill Bramhall’s Feb. 17 cartoon shows New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s son Dante watching Jimmy Fallon and The Roots’ drummer on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The teenager is shown telling them, “Step it up — yer in New York.”
The cartoon refers to “The Tonight Show’s” move to New York City. It has been in Los Angeles for the past four decades. de Blasio’s son represents all New Yorkers welcoming the venerable late-night talk show back to its rightful home.
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