Reflecting and commenting on the world around them, the most gifted and charismatic MCs have taken the politics of hip-hop into the mainstream.
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.
The documentary will be arriving in theaters and the streaming service Hulu on July 2.
Poetic and provocative, Common rose from underground hip-hop to become the music’s fiercest custodian. The best Common songs reveal how.
The annual ‘Roots Jam Session’ will be live-streamed for the first time as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
The Roots co-founder will explore DJ techniques, and help students curate the perfect playlist on MasterClass.
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 film, about the 1969 concerts that became known as Black Woodstock, won both the US Documentary Competition’s Grand Jury Prize and Audience Awards.
The cornerstone Roots album will be made available on vinyl in a deluxe 3LP and 4LP package to be released on March 12.
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.
“I always felt as if I possessed only a mere fraction of your true gift and potential,” shared Black Thought.
The star-studded ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future’ live-stream raised funds for COVID-19 relief with a special focus on marginalised communities.