The Roots

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

The Roots to Co-Headline Pitchfork Music Festival 2022

From July 15th-17th, Pitchfork Music Festival will be co-headlined by The Roots, with spots from Tierra Whack, Earl Sweatshirt and… Read More

March 8, 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

Last Night’s Anthony Hamilton & Musiq Soulchild  ‘Verzuz’ Was an Epic R&B Showdown

Tuesday's Verzuz was a soulful night courtesy of Anthony Hamilton and Musiq Soulchild with guests Lucky Daye, Robert Glasper and… Read More

February 16, 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

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

Watch Robert Glasper The Roots, Rapsody, DJ Jazzy Jeff & More Perform on ‘Fallon’

Jazz pianist Robert Glasper teamed up with The Roots, Rapsody, DJ Jazzy Jeff, BJ The Chicago Kid and Amir Sulaiman… Read More

January 18, 2022

The 7 Best Leonard “Hub” Hubbard Bass Lines For The Roots

A highlighting of the best bass lines Leonard "Hub" Hubbard came up with during his time with The Roots amid… Read More

December 17, 2021

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

The Smokin Grooves Festival Celebrates the Past, Present & Future of Neo-Soul

Erykah Badu, Nas, and The Roots, Thundercat, and more will be performing at the Smokin Grooves Festival. It's a good… Read More

November 30, 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

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