In a recently shared clip, The Roots drummer Questlove drops by Sesame Street to jam with Grover and learn about the letter “M”—which, of course, is for “musician.”As Grover explains, “A drummer is a musician, and luckily, we have one of the world’s most amazing drummers right here…” Questlove begins to thank the blue puppet for the compliment before Grover cuts him off—”Me!” he says with confidence.Chance The Rapper Stars In Theatrical Performance Alongside Cookie Monster On ‘Sesame Street’ [Watch]Grover goes on to “teach” Questlove his best drum chops, which Quest unsurprisingly picks up pretty quickly. When he stops Grover’s lesson to show him his real abilities (Grover: “If you want, I do not want you to embarrass yourself”), the Sesame Street-er is unfazed by his talent. As Grover exclaims, “You know what? I am not only an excellent drummer, but I am also an amazing music teacher!” You can watch Quest play drums on Sesame Street below.Grover Teaches Questlove To Play Drums On Sesame Street[Video: Sesame Street]This is not the first time Questlove has jammed out with members of the Sesame Street crew. Check out the 2013 video of Jimmy Fallon and The Roots playing the Sesame Street theme song on toy instruments below:Jimmy Fallon, The Roots – Sesame Street Theme Song[Video: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon]
Jagged Little Pill, the musical production based on Alanis Morissette‘s hit 1995 studio album, will make its Broadway debut this fall and winter. Morissette shared the news of the musical’s forthcoming arrival to Broadway with a post to her Facebook on Friday, stating the production will open at the Broadhurst Theatre on December 5th. Previews for the show will begin on November 3rd.Related: All-Star Musicians Perform Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ For Planned Parenthood BenefitThe musical premiered last year with a reported sold-out run at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA. The musical, along with its accompanying book, was directed/written by Diane Paulus. Jagged Little Pill also features choreography from Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and musical supervision/orchestrations/arrangements of Morissette’s music by Tom Kitt.Eva Price, one of the show’s producers, also told the New York Times that their show would be revised for its Broadway premiere later on this year.“We were quite happy with the work we did on our original musical, but you can always keep improving,” Price said of the show’s initial reception. “The changes we have made are many, many little ones that add up to a more streamlined, layered, and deeper show. The world has continued to change, and that has affected the writing and the direction.”The musical’s storyline follows the Healys, a seemingly perfect suburban family grappling with uncomfortable truths about many of the urgent issues deeply affecting our communities and our world today, including struggles with prescription pain medication, according to Broadway.com.Fan club presale for tickets to the show begins this Monday, May 6th, at 10 a.m. EST. Fans can click here to register for early ticket access. Fans can also watch the video below for a behind-the-scenes look at the show’s rehearsals prior to its debut last spring.Jagged Little Pill Rehearsal: A First Look[Video: American Repertory Theater]
“We had a nice game against First Deepwater and it was good that it ended in our favour. However, the referees looked like they were acting out a script and it is a bad development. It seems some of the teams are desperate to qualify for the Final Eight. This perhaps is the reason for the desperation to win at all costs. This is the cause of the rivalry that is becoming unhealthy among teams,” reasoned the AHIP coach.Despite his team’s good showing in the second phase of the Zenith Bank Women’s League so far, Idanwenkai insisted that AHIP is not desperate to play in the Final-Eight in Lagos.“What my organisation is concerned about is to develop players that will become top players in future. We are not in the league to win-at-all-cost, but add glamour to it by training players to become stars. We don’t want to be part of any group that is desperate for laurels,” stressed the coach.He buttressed his position by pointing out that over 70 per cent of the players playing in the league came from AHIP basketball programmes.“I must say that the standard of the league has improved. The teams are more balanced and churning out good performances, which is good for the overall improvement of the women’s game. I enjoin all the teams to contribute their quota to the rise of basketball in the country.Idanwenkai however admitted that there are no small teams in the league anymore.With yesterday’s victory, AHIP has now won four games this season. Its next game in the series is against GT 2000 tomorrow evening.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Kano-based Adolescent Health and Information Programme, (AHIP) Basketball Club, yesterday defeated First Deepwater Basketball Club of Lagos 56-53 in one of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League games in Asaba.AHIP’s victory was the high point of the matches decided on Tuesday.Other teams that also won in the second phase of the league include; IGP Queens who defeated Taraba Hurricanes 61-22 while GT 2000 also snatched a 38-39 victory against Customs. Zamfara Babes lost to immigration 36-44 while Benue Princess defeated Plateau Rock.Speaking after his team’s victory against First Deepwater, Coach of AHIP, Wilson Idanwenkai, told reporters that his girls had a good game.He commended his players for sticking to the game plan even in the face of biased officiating from the referees.
Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson, who admitted to raping a woman last year, was sentenced Wednesday to 43 months to 10 years in prison for the off-campus attack, the Lansing State Journal reported.Robertson, now 21, was dismissed from the Spartans team after being charged in the case but played in 2017 at Garden City (Kan.) Community College after his bond conditions were modified. His bond was revoked after he was arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Garden City.An Ingham County, Mich., judge said at sentencing that there was “evidence of a continuing pattern of conduct” by Robertson, who has had multiple run-ins with the law. Prosecutors agreed to drop two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in exchange for Robertson’s guilty plea. He had faced up to 15 years in prison.A highly sought four-star prospect from Fort Wayne, Ind., the 6-5, 260-pound Robertson chose Michigan State in 2016 over offers from, among others, Alabama, Notre Dame and Ohio State.He was allowed to enroll in East Lansing after entering a diversionary program following his arrest on misdemeanor battery charges in January 2016, stemming from an October 2015 incident in which he was accused of improperly touching a female high school classmate.