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Give the Drummer Some. Questlove Raps & Freestyles on a Deep Roots Cut (Video)

Questlove is from an era when some great producers were equally phenomenal rappers. Large Professor, Diamond D, Lord Finesse, DJ Quik, and Andre 3000 are just some of the double-threat MCs. While Questlove is a drummer, producer, DJ, filmmaker, and all around funny guy, he never really got into rapping.... Read more

Dice Raw Captures The Essence of Animal Through Vintage Civil Rights Footage (Video)

Twenty-year Roots affiliate and collaborator Dice Raw utilizes vintage footage of numerous Civil Rights events from years past to capture the essence of his latest single, "Animal." The harsh visuals and vaudeville vocals cast a grim reflection on today's prison system and other institutions that lead to systemic inequities. The... Read more

The Roots – One Time ft Phonte & Dice Raw

New music from The Roots with Phonte?? Nuff said. Check out One Time (stream only). undun drops on 12/6.... Read more

The mixtape by Money Making Jam Boys–Black Thought’s side project with Dice Raw, P.O.R.N. Truck North and STS–dropped today.

It's called The Prestige.  Listen to the full mixtape below and download it here. Download Mixtape... Read more

Ever heard of Money Making Jam Boys? No? They are Black Thought's "new" side project, but keep it on the low… Check out their video for Judgment Day.

Money Making Jam Boys are Black Thought, Dice Raw, Truck North, P.O.R.N. and Philly.  Click here for a very comprehensive breakdown of the genesis and evolution of the group from Brooklyn Bodega. http://www.vimeo.com/17327712.... Read more