What happened to The Roots keyboard player? Leonard Hubbard, former bassist and founding member of the Grammy-winning hip-hop group The Roots, has died after a nearly decade and a half-long battle with cancer. Hubbard’s wife, Stephanie Hubbard, confirmed the news of her husband’s death to the Philadelphia-based 6abc station.
Why Are The Roots on Jimmy Fallon? In 2008 comedian Jimmy Fallon approached the Roots to serve as his backing band when he became a late-night talk-show host, maintaining that it was the only group that could provide excellent and appropriate backup music for vocalists in any genre. The choice sent shock waves in several directions.
What happened to the lead singer of The Roots? Hubbard’s wife, Stephanie, confirmed her husband’s death. The cause of death was multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer, which he was first diagnosed with in 2007.
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