Black Thought Brings His Second Free Master Class for MCs to Carnegie Hall this October

LEGENDARY HIP-HOP ARTIST BLACK THOUGHT RETURNS FOR “SCHOOL OF THOUGHT,” HIS SECOND FREE MASTER CLASS FOR MCs, OCTOBER 25-28, 2021, AS PART OF CARNEGIE HALL’S ARTIST TRAINING WORKSHOPS   Free Workshop Provides Unique Opportunity for Rising Artists to Train with Black Thought: Developing Artistry, Examining Technical Skills, and Exploring the History of Hip-Hop MCs Now Invited… Continue reading Black Thought Brings His Second Free Master Class for MCs to Carnegie Hall this October

Black Thought Drops Audible Original Project ‘7 Years’

Black Thought Drops Audible Original Project ‘7 Years’ Tariq Trotter, also known as The Roots’ lyrical leader, Black Thought, has been involved in many conversations on where he is as a lyricist in the always disputed talk of greatest emcees to ever grace the microphone in Hip-Hop. Mostly heralded as being underrated due to not… Continue reading Black Thought Drops Audible Original Project ‘7 Years’

The Roots’ Black Thought and Questlove Connect With Disney Junior For Animated Series, ‘Rise Up, Sing Out’

The Roots’ Black Thought and Questlove Connect With Disney Junior For Animated Series, ‘Rise Up, Sing Out’ Disney is going Hip-Hop! The Hip-Hop band known as The Roots is collaborating with Disney Junior for a new animated short series that will be focusing on race, racism, and social justice. The animated series is titled, “Rise… Continue reading The Roots’ Black Thought and Questlove Connect With Disney Junior For Animated Series, ‘Rise Up, Sing Out’

The Roots ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ Deluxe Edition Out March 12, 2021

It’s been 26 years since Do You Want More?!!!??!, the groundbreaking second studio album and major-label debut by The Roots. Originally released on January 17, 1995, via DGC Records, Do You Want More?!!!??!, brought The Roots’ neo-soul bohemian zest to life and established them as leading figures of hip-hop-jazz. The album which peaked at #22… Continue reading The Roots ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ Deluxe Edition Out March 12, 2021

The Roots Picnic 2020 Partners With Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote For Virtual Festival Experience

This year, in partnership with Michelle Obama’s national, nonpartisan nonprofit organization, When We All Vote, The Roots are launching the 13th Annual Roots Picnic as a virtual broadcast experience on Saturday, June 27th, exclusively on YouTube. The event is Executive Produced by Shawn Gee (Live Nation Urban), Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tarik Trotter (Two One Five Entertainment) and Dan Parise (DPS). Hosted by Questlove, Black Thought and Michelle Obama,… Continue reading The Roots Picnic 2020 Partners With Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote For Virtual Festival Experience

Questlove’s Potluck Debuts May 28th on Food Network

Questlove, musician, producer, author, food entrepreneur, and philanthropist will host Questlove’s Potluck for Food Network, it was announced today by Food Network President, Courtney White. Supporting America’s Food Fund, the fundraising initiative launched by Leonardo DiCaprio and Laurene Powell Jobs, the special will have Questlove virtually bringing together some of his friends, who are all… Continue reading Questlove’s Potluck Debuts May 28th on Food Network

Method Man & Black Thought Cypher on Sway in The Morning

Black Thought of The Roots and Method Man from The Wu Tang Clan, rap live on Sway In The Morning. This may arguably be the best cypher of the year! http://swaysuniverse.com/method-man-a… Subscribe to our page: http://bit.ly/SVsBQC TWITTER: http://twitter.com/RealSway http://twitter.com/TheHappyHourwHB http://twitter.com/DJWonder http://twitter.com/ItsTracyG FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SwayCalloway WEBSITE: http://swaysuniverse.com

Motown Records Announces Official Soundtrack for ‘Detroit’

MOTOWN TO RELEASE DETROIT THE SOUNDTRACK MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE FILM DETROIT FEATURING AN ORIGINAL SONG BY THE ROOTS FILM OPENS IN THEATERS AUGUST 4, 2017 June 29, 2017 — LOS ANGELES – Motown Records announces the DETROIT Official Soundtrack music from and inspired by DETROIT coming this July, 2017. The record features original architects of the… Continue reading Motown Records Announces Official Soundtrack for ‘Detroit’

17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Featuring Usher and The Roots

Feel the breeze and ‘get caught’ up with the 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba, featuring multi-award winner and worldwide phenomenon Usher and prolific Grammy award-winning icons The Roots, set to deliver amped-up main stage concert performances sure to make spirits soar this Memorial Day weekend, May 24-29, 2017. Soul Beach Music… Continue reading 17th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Featuring Usher and The Roots

‘THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE’ Available December 2nd

ATLANTIC RECORDS LIFTS THE CURTAIN ON “THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE”   ONE-OF-A-KIND COLLECTION FEATURES COVERS & REMIXES OF SONGS FROM LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA’S LANDMARK MUSICAL BY TOP SUPERSTARS INCLUDING:   SIA, USHER, KELLY CLARKSON, THE ROOTS, ALICIA KEYS, NAS, WIZ KHALIFA, CHANCE THE RAPPER, JOHN LEGEND, JILL SCOTT, REGINA SPEKTOR, ASHANTI, JA RULE, MIGUEL, QUEEN LATIFAH, BEN… Continue reading ‘THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE’ Available December 2nd

The Roots and Drive-By Truckers to Headline Lowdown Hudson Music Fest July 12 & 13

Arts Brookfield‘s annual Lowdown Hudson Music Fest returns for the sixth consecutive year to Lower Manhattan’s Hudson River waterfront this July 12 and July 13, 2016. Headlined by the legendary hip-hop band The Roots on Tuesday and Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers on Wednesday, the free summer festival is set at the picturesque Brookfield Place Waterfront… Continue reading The Roots and Drive-By Truckers to Headline Lowdown Hudson Music Fest July 12 & 13