The Roots

De La Soul & The Roots Salute Trugoy The Dove Live on ‘The Tonight Show’

Posdnous and Maseo line up with The Roots to perform a De La Soul classic live on late-night. De La… Read More

March 17, 2023

Watch the Cast of the ‘Super Mario Bros.’ & The Roots Sing-Along on ‘The Tonight Show’

On The Tonight Show, The Roots, Keegan Michael Key, Zach Braff, Seth Rogan and more sang the Super Mario Bros.… Read More

March 10, 2023

Diddy & Ms. Lauryn Hill Are Headlining Roots Picnic 2023

Roots Picnic 2023 is back with performances from Ms. Lauryn Hill , Diddy, Lil Uzi Vert, and more. The Roots… Read More

February 20, 2023

Black Thought & El Michels Affair Offer New Single “That Girl” for Valentine’s Day

Following their latest single "Grateful," Black Thought and El Michels Affair are back with "That Girl" from upcoming album Glorious… Read More

February 14, 2023

Watch Freddie Gibbs & Anderson .Paak Bring “Feel No Pain” To ‘The Tonight Show’

Freddie Gibbs and Anderson .Paak appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to perform "Feel No Pain" and "Blackest in the… Read More

January 24, 2023

Black Thought is Releasing an Album with El Michels Affair

Just months releasing Cheat Codes with Danger Mouse, Black Thought has joined El Michels Affair for forthcoming album Glorious Game.… Read More

January 11, 2023

Black Thought & Seun Kuti Connect on the ‘African Dreams’ EP

Seun Kuti and Black Thought have released three-track remix EP, African Dreams, with production from Molotov. Nigerian musician Seun Kuti… Read More

December 9, 2022

Tierra Whack Arrested For Bringing Loaded Gun Into Philadelphia Airport

Rapper Tierra Whack was arrested on Tuesday for bringing a loaded firearm into the Philadelphia International Airport. Grammy-nominated rapper Tierra… Read More

November 9, 2022

Here’s a List of Everyone Eminem Thanked During His Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Speech

While accepting his Rock Hall induction, Eminem gave a long list of thank yous in his speech, including his influences… Read More

November 7, 2022

The Roots Preview New Single ‘Misunderstood’ Featuring Erykah Badu & Tierra Whack

On Thursday, The Roots debuted their new song "Misunderstood" on Hot 97, the song featuring Erykah Badu and fellow Philadelphian… Read More

October 28, 2022

Afropunk Made a Triumphant Return to Brooklyn

Afropunk finally returned to Brooklyn after three years away. Afropunk Brooklyn 2022 featured standout performances and the most gorgeous crowd… Read More

September 12, 2022

Black Thought’s Next Venture is Venture Capitalism

The lead MC of the Philidelphia hip-hop band, The Roots, and the backing act of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy… Read More

July 19, 2022

Black Thought & Danger Mouse Hit Times Square With Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge In ‘Because’ Visual

The "Because" visual from Black Thought & Danger Mouse features Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge taking over Times Square… Read More

July 7, 2022

Earl Sweatshirt, Burna Boy, The Roots & More to Perform at AFROPUNK 2022

Returning to Brooklyn from September 10-11, AFROPUNK 2022 will feature Earl Sweatshirt, Burna Boy, The Roots Freddie Gibbs and more.… Read More

June 14, 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

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