Black Thought

Black Thought & Danger Mouse Link With Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge on “Because”

From their upcoming album Cheat Codes, Black Thought and Danger Mouse link with Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge on… Read More

June 8, 2022

Classic & Modern R&B Reigns Supreme at Roots Picnic 2022

R&B had a moment at this year's Roots Picnic. Acts ranging from Mary J. Blige to Jazmine Sullivan to SWV… Read More

June 6, 2022

Black Thought & Danger Mouse Announce Long Awaited ‘Cheat Codes’ Album

Teasing their collaborative album on social media, Black Thought and Danger Mouse have announced that Cheat Codes will arrive in… Read More

May 11, 2022

Black Star Releases ‘No Fear of Time,’ Their First New Album in 24 Years

Black Star has released their first album in 24 years, No Fear of Time. The album is produced by Madlib… Read More

May 3, 2022

Watch Questlove Talk About His Oscar Win on ‘The Tonight Show’

On Monday's episode of The Tonight Show, Questlove spoke about winning an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature for Summer of Soul.… Read More

March 29, 2022

New James Brown Series Will Be Produced By Questlove & Black Thought

Set to arrive in 2023, the four-part Deborah Riley-Draper-directed docuseries James Brown: Say It Loud will premiere on A&E Network.… Read More

February 28, 2022

Mary J. Blige to Headline Roots Picnic 2022

Expanding to two days and returning to in-person, Roots Picnic 2022 will feature Mary J. Blige, Summer Walker, Wizkid, Jazmine… Read More

February 15, 2022

6 Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of February 4)

Saba returns with Few Good Things and Ivy Sole shares Candid, both releases are introspective and essential listens. A few… Read More

February 4, 2022

Saba Comes Into Realization On ‘A Few Good Things’

Four years after his sobering 2018 album Care For Me, Saba returns to the Chicago's West Side on A Few Good Things.… Read More

February 4, 2022

Questlove & Black Thought Are Launching a New Disney Series

Disney is prepping new animated music series Rise Up, Sing Out executive produced by Questlove and Black Thought of The Roots.… Read More

February 2, 2022

Anderson .Paak Says NxWorries is in “Album Mode”

On Tuesday, Anderson .Paak went to Instagram with a dance clip of his son, Soul, teasing that a NxWorries sophomore… Read More

January 26, 2022

Former The Roots Bass Player Leonard ‘Hub’ Hubbard Has Died

Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard was a highlight of The Roots shows, known for his funky grooves and the chew stick he… Read More

December 16, 2021

After Delays, Black Thought Will Make His Off-Broadway Debut Next Winter

Black Thought will be starring and writing the music for the upcoming off-broadway play Black No More. After months of… Read More

October 7, 2021

Best Music Videos Of The Week: Common, Meek Mill, Kali Uchis & More

The best videos of the week include selections from Meek Mill, Asiahn, Mahalia, Burna Boy, and more.  We’ve returned to… Read More

October 1, 2021

Stream Common’s New Album ‘A Beautiful Revolution (Pt. 2),’ Feat. Black Thought, PJ & More

Common has released the follow up to his 2020 album, A Beautiful Revolution (Pt 1). Common has released his 14th… Read More

September 10, 2021

Watch Common Debut New Single “When We Move” with Black Thought and The Roots on ‘The Tonight Show’

The afrobeat-anchored single appears on the upcoming Common album, A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 2. Just days after announcing a sequel… Read More

August 20, 2021