‘Expansion Team’ was Dilated Peoples’ most commercially successful album, beloved by fans with a fondness for hip-hop’s Golden Age.
The ceremony will be held on October 20.
The Roots have worked tirelessly in the studio, absorbing a range of influences and recruiting a seemingly endless cast of gifted collaborators.
Truly iconic album covers don’t just define an album, they define an era, a generation and, in some cases, an entire musical genre.
Before hip-hop and R&B got together, the rap ballad showed the softer side of hip-hop. The best hip-hop love songs prove that MCs need love too.
The single is taken from Common’s new album, ‘A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 2.’
It's impossible to tell the history of any genre in a single article, but these 20 songs provide a roadmap for listening... and further exploration.
2Pac, Biggie, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Missy, Outkast, Dre, Snoop: The 90s were a decade in which hip hop became one of the biggest genres in the world.
‘The Tipping Point’ is populated by hip-hop’s forgotten heroes, and catches The Roots still finding their place in the pop culture pantheon.
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.
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 trailer initially premiered during the 93rd Academy Awards, which Questlove served as music producer for.
Out on May 21, the new record is the follow-up to the pianist, producer and composer's 'Flight' from 2018.
The visual begins with the band’s classic Monsters of Folk-assisted ‘Dear God 2.0.’
The book focuses on one song from each year between 1971 to 2021 and elucidate on how that track was informed by the politics and culture of that specific year.