A watershed moment in hip-hop, ‘Things Fall Apart’ combined the raw energy of The Roots’ live shows with peerless production to birth a classic album.
The Roots’ ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ brought an ambitious sense of experimentation to hip-hop, revealing what a live band could do with the genre.
The project includes contributions from Lenny Kravitz, Stevie Wonder, Chuck D, Black Thought, and more.
In their historic return to Def Jam Recordings, the group’s new album will feature the Beastie Boys, Nas, George Clinton, among many others.
“Public Enemy songs are forever sonic prints in the sands of time. And it’s time – it’s necessary – to bring the noise again from a place called home.”
The knock-out track comes from Black Thought’s upcoming solo album, ‘Streams Of Thought, Vol. 3: Cain And Abel.’
Speaking with Variety, Tarik ‘Black Thought’ Trotter talks ‘The Tonight Show,’ Malik B, and Black Lives Matter ahead of his new solo work.
“I always felt as if I possessed only a mere fraction of your true gift and potential,” shared Black Thought.
The Philadelphia hip-hop band founded by Questlove and Black Thought are renowned for their acclaimed albums and legendary live shows.
The 13th annual Roots Picnic will be online this year, with appearances from the likes of Lil Baby, H.E.R. and Earthgang.
On ‘Rising Down’, The Roots delivered a call-to-arms, with Black Thought leading the charge and bringing some friends along for back-up.
The “Tonight Show” host and The Roots joined Sting for a socially-distanced performance of The Police’s 1980 hit song.
The artist premiered new songs from his forthcoming musical and 'Streams of Thought Vol. 3'.
The rapper will write music for, and star in, a new off-Broadway show, ‘Black No More’.
Along with dropping the new album, he also released a music video for his new single titled, ‘Darkness’.