Watch prolific Philly emcee Black Thought (of The Roots) perform at an intimate and exclusive charity event New York City on Thursday.
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Brooklyn emcee Joey Bada$$, BJ The Chicago Kid, and The Roots delivered a very a smooth rendition of “Like Me” for ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’
Iggy Azalea is not criticized because she has a vagina, she’s criticized for being a modern-day Jim Crow era-inspired minstrel without the blackened face.
DJ Questlove is bringing his soulful Bowltrain to Brooklyn Bowl’s Las Vegas location this Thursday and Friday.
UK-based illustrator Ali Graham has transformed The Roots’ Black Thought, ?uestlove, and Captain Kirk Douglas into every ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ fan’s favorite tree-like beings: The GRoots.
On September 6th, celebrate the 30th anniversary of Prince’s classic ‘Purple Rain’ with an outdoor film screening at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.
Black Thought and Questlove of the legendary hip-hop band The Roots recently sat down with Sway Calloway to discuss their 25 year journey and their new album, ‘And Then You Shoot Your Cousin…’
Future and The Roots & Friends are set to headline 2014 BET Experience late-night events, which will also feature two nights of comedy shows.
The Roots, Tamar Braxton and K. Michelle are just a few of the latest artists to join the still growing list of performers for the 2014 Essence Festival, which will be held on July 3-6 in New Orleans.
Questlove has announced the lineup for the 7th Annual Roots Picnic, featuring appearances from Snoop Dogg backed by The Roots, Janelle Monaé, Action Bronson, War On Drugs, A$AP Ferg, araabMUZIK, Jhené Aiko, and more.
What is funk music? You’re about to find out tonight when VH1 premieres Finding The Funk, a documentary that journeys through the roots of the music genre that bridges R&B and hip-hop. Tune in at 10pm EST/9pm CST.
Tonight Brooklyn native Talib Kweli is having an album release show at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg where he’ll be joined by fellow emcee Jean Grae.
Talib Kweli has revealed the official tracklisting for his forthcoming sixth solo album ‘Gravitas,’ which features appearances by Roots frontman Black Thought, Philly songbird RES, rappers Raekwon and Rah Digga, guitarist Gary Clarke Jr. and more.
A gripping official trailer has surfaced for Sundace darling ‘Fruitvale Station,’ which tells the story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant, killed by a BART police officer in 2009.
The Roots crew’s Questlove says Justin Timberlake will release part two of ’20/20 Experience’ this fall!
For all you lovey-dovey Brooklyn-Bowlers, DJ ?uestlove will be hosting a very special Valentine’s Day edition of his weekly shindig for February 14th: The Valentine’s Day Bowl Train: Bowlmance.
Justin Timberlake continues his return to music with his first solo concert in several years at a New Orleans charity concert during Super Bowl weekend.
Questlove of The Roots has been working with D’angelo shared some great news today concerning his long overdue third studio album ‘James River.’ Not only did the famed drummer stated that the album is nearly finished, but he went on to say that it may be an instant classic.
Q-Tip is joined by The Roots and Talib Kweli for an epic jam session style version of A Tribe Called Quest’s “Electric Relaxation” at the Okayplayer Holiday Jam 2012.
Following a New York City opening this month, Victoria Mahoney’s critically-acclaimed film, ‘Yelling To The Sky,’ released to iTunes, Amazon, Roku and all other video on demand outlets, and will be available on DVD and Blu-ray February 5, 2013.