Beginning at midnight, Questlove, D-Nice, Gilles Peterson and more will celebrate Stevie Wonder’s 70th birthday with non-stop live-streamed DJ sets.
On ‘Rising Down’, The Roots delivered a call-to-arms, with Black Thought leading the charge and bringing some friends along for back-up.
Friday’s 24-hour global live-stream event will feature scores of high-profile participants, all raising funds for COVID-19 relief.
Initially Stevie Wonder’s live drummer, Bohannon also performed with Jimi Hendrix, Diana Ross, Miles Davis and countless others.
The “Tonight Show” host and The Roots joined Sting for a socially-distanced performance of The Police’s 1980 hit song.
Common hit reset on hip-hop with his ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ album, paying tribute to the black trailblazers who came before him.
‘Herb Alpert Is…’ features Questlove, Sting, Quincy Jones and a host of other influential artists and producers discussing the legacy and continued philanthropic work of the cultural icon.
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.
This year’s line-up includes Philly’s own Meek Mill, along with rising R&B star Summer Walker, DaBaby, Snoh Aalegra, Burna Boy and Thundercat.
Stars including Anita Baker, TLC, The Isley Brothers, Sergio Mendes and Charles Lloyd have already been confirmed for this year's event.
Voodoo still stands as a wildly innovative, forward-thinking and challenging record, who knew it would take 14 years for D’Angelo to top it.
The Roots’ ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ album brought an ambitious sense of experimentation to hip-hop, revealing what a live band could do with the genre.
The best music podcasts are equal parts fascinating and addictive, telling the stories behind the music and breaking down what’s in the secret sauce.
The three-disc 20th anniversary edition of The Roots’ classic comes with 10 bonus tracks.
The Roots’ iconic discography will be honoured with a series of reissues of their classic albums including ‘Things Fall Apart’, ‘Do You Want More ?!!??!’ and ‘Illadelph Halflife’.