The Roots

SHOWTIME SAYS… A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of going to Philly and attending the annual Roots Picnic. This concert featured some really dope acts. Artists like Trinidad James, Solange, DJ Premier, Macklemore, Naughty By Nature and more all tore the stage down at this all day event. Even though the event was […]

Members of the house band for NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and the official Music Curators for the City of Philadelphia, The Roots, have…

  On the heels of his 2013 Grammy nomination for his contributions to The Roots album, Undun, Dice Raw is currently putting the finishing touches…

  Legendary Hip Hop group, The Roots are getting an honor placed upon them in their hometown of Philadelphia, that definitely embodies the very definition of Hip Hop. A wall…

Sometimes who you are doesn’t excuse your behavior. Prince might have gone just a little overboard in this case. He performed his latest single “Bambi”…

  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…

Music icon Prince is going to be honored for all of his musical contributions at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall on March 7. Besides…

The Roots has been appointed as “America’s house band,” and it’s for good reason. Take a look at Questlove’s thoughts on their growing admiration. RELATED…

President Barack Obama has been hailed as the “Pop Culture President” because he had the help of celebrities to get people out to the polls.…

The Roots put on an incredible performance during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

It was a reunion of sorts for R&B singer D’Angelo and hip-hop band, The Roots at The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.  Drummer ?uestlove organized…

What can be said about The Roots that hasn’t already been said? Everyone knows they are the go to band for rappers wanting to experiment with live instrumentation. Need we remind you of their performances with Jay-Z for his Unplugged show in 2001 and his Fade to Black concert film? The Philadelphia bred hip-hop musicians […]