DJ Rasta Root

Premiere: Watch DJ Rasta Root Breakdown the Story of Phife Dawg’s “Dear Dilla (Reprise)”

DJ Rasta Root, producer and longtime manager of the late Phife Dawg breaks down how he created the beat for… Read More

August 23, 2022

The Secret History of A Tribe Called Quest’s Final Album

On Wednesday evening, New York City's music community came together in the VW Dome at Queens PS 1 museum to… Read More

November 12, 2016

Kanye West, D’Angelo, The Roots, Andre 3000 + More Paid Tribute To Phife Dawg At The Apollo

Photo by Shayan Asgharnia Phife Dawg's Tribute At The Apollo Was A Wake...But Also A Family Reunion For Hip-Hop. Hip-hop… Read More

April 6, 2016

Mixtape Monday: Rampage Sound Raw & Rugged Pt. 2 Premiere, DJ Rasta Root, Major Lazer, Soulection + More!

It's time to once again rise and shine, all for the sake of seamless sound. We're bringing you another Mixtape… Read More

March 23, 2015

Mixtape Monday: New Christian Martir Premiere, DJ Rasta Root, Talib Kweli’s Cathedral & More!

Welcome back to another edition of Mixtape Monday, Okayplayers. The winter weather seems to have finally made its way across… Read More

November 17, 2014