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Empire star Taraji P. Henson stopped by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Friday night for a game of charades, proving once again why she…

Lyrical masterminds Pharoahe Monch and Black Thought of The Roots tag team a truculent Marco Polo instrumental for the new track, “Rapid Eye Movement,” the…

  SHOWTIME SAYS… As a long time fan of both Black Thought and Nas, I never knew that these two almost collided back in the day.  Thought spoke with Combat Jack about the time he almost “smack the sh*t outta Nas” backstage at a concert. Thought also talked about how he and band member Quest […]

  Kareem Fort, the Producer/Director of DEMOS The Hip Hop documentary movie that everyone is foaming at the mouth to see in the Spring, is…

  It’s been two long years in the making, and everyone from Black Thought of The Roots to Crooked I of Slaughterhouse to Talib Kweli and Kendrick…

Depending on who you ask, Philadelphia rapper Freeway is a rapper who has been slept on for his whole career. Others will say the only…

The Roots will kick off Philadelphia’s annual celebration of Black Music Month with their fourth-annual Roots Picnic on June 4th. The event will take place at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in the band’s hometown of Philadelphia, PA.  Black Thought, lead MC of The Roots spoke to TheUrbandaily.com about one of the Summers best shows.  […]

Last night while Charlie Sheen was putting on quite a display of crazy on CNN, ?uestlove announced via Twitter the rather eclectic line-up for the 4th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia.  This year the Philadelphia hip-hop heroes will share the stage with The Grammy’s pick for Best New Artist, Esperanza Spalding, Wiz Khalifa, and Mr. […]

Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, and Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe star in Victoria Mahoney’s upcoming independent film, Yelling To The Sky. The film also stars Marc John Jeffries and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots.