AFH Ambrosia for Heads

Archives

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

Ever See This Freestyle with Black Thought, Phife & Consequence From 1997 (Video)

Here’s a look back at a cipher between Black Thought, Phife Dawg and Consequence. The three MCs flowed off the top (for the most part) over a vicious beatbox, courtesy

Black Thought Says The Roots Are Free Agents. Will They Go Independent?

In a recording career that’s nearly 25 years long, The Roots have really dealt with only two labels: Geffen Records and Def Jam Records. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hip-Hop band has

J Dilla, Common & James Poyser Caught On Questlove’s Camera, Working In The Studio (Video)

One of the definitive albums of J Dilla’s career was not his own, but rather, Common’s Like Water For Chocolate. Comm’s first LP out of the No I.D. and Dug

Celebrate J. Dilla’s Birthday with a Look Back at an Extended Interview of Him (Video)

Happy birthday to J. Dilla, who would have turned 41 years old today. As the world continues to be blessed with a seemingly bottomless treasure trove of Dilla’s beats, posthumously,

An Animated Action Bronson Guest Stars on Lucas Bros. Moving Co. (Video)

Action Bronson and Questlove made guest appearances last night on FXX’s animated series Lucas Bros. Moving Co. The show is built around Kenny and Keith Lucas, twin brothers who are

Do Remember: The Roots – Silent Treatment (Video)

In the last week, The Roots’ sophomore album Do You Want More?!!!??! turned 20 years old. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania band’s first foray with the Top 200 and the charts altogether,

The Roots Reflect On The 20th Anniversary Of do you want more?!!!??! (Video)

January 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of The Roots official major-label debut album, do you want more?!!!??! (there is a discrepancy as to whether the release date was January 10th or

Joey Bada$$ Rocks His Dilla & Roots-Produced Track With The Roots (Video)

Quite curiously, Joey Bada$$’s debut album, B4.Da.$$ (January 20) includes a track co-produced by The Roots, and the late J Dilla. While the snippets of the Sony Red-distributed LP were

D’Angelo’s One-Hour 2014 AFROPUNK FEST Performance, In Full (Video)

After a career that could be described as largely dormant for more than a decade, 2014 was the great wake-up for D’Angelo’s output. While the closing month of the year