Poetic and provocative, Common rose from underground hip-hop to become the music’s fiercest custodian. The best Common songs reveal how.
The rapper will write music for, and star in, a new off-Broadway show, ‘Black No More’.
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.
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.
Stars including Anita Baker, TLC, The Isley Brothers, Sergio Mendes and Charles Lloyd have already been confirmed for this year's event.
Billie Eilish made history Sunday evening, becoming the youngest artist to win all four major categories at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
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.
Brittany Howard and Brandi Carlile will also play at the Hollywood Palladium for the Citi Sound Vault series.
From one-hit-wonders to crossover sensations and timeless anthems, the best songs of 1999 defined an era and marked the start of a new millennium.
Hip-hop has always been politically charged, but with racial and social divisions becoming ever more fractured, conscious hip-hop is making a return.
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.
Robertson was accompanied by house band the Roots in his first network TV performance for eight years.
The three-disc 20th anniversary edition of The Roots’ classic comes with 10 bonus tracks.