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.
Reflecting and commenting on the world around them, the most gifted and charismatic MCs have taken the politics of hip-hop into the mainstream.
‘Expansion Team’ was Dilated Peoples’ most commercially successful album, beloved by fans with a fondness for hip-hop’s Golden Age.
The three-day virtual event supports independent venues across the US.
Kelsea Ballerini, Dave Mathews, Finneas and many more are also performing for the event which runs across October 16-18 on YouTube.
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.
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.
“I always felt as if I possessed only a mere fraction of your true gift and potential,” shared Black Thought.
‘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 star-studded ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future’ live-stream raised funds for COVID-19 relief with a special focus on marginalised communities.
The Philadelphia hip-hop band founded by Questlove and Black Thought are renowned for their acclaimed albums and legendary live shows.
'Funky Drummer' is episode one of a new three-part animated mini-series titled 'Get Down, The Influence Of James Brown.'
The 13th annual Roots Picnic will be online this year, with appearances from the likes of Lil Baby, H.E.R. and Earthgang.
Tonight’s ‘Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater’ will feature a cross-generational line-up of talent, including Kool & The Gang, Gary Clark Jr, and Dionne Warwick.