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Nas Reacts To His Third-Great Grandmother’s Bill Of Sale Into Slavery (Video)
As part of PBS’ “Enslaved Roots” series, the camera turns its lens on Nas. The Queens superstar traces his DNA back to a Virginia slave plantation. Throughout his career, Nas
October 28, 2014
Scolla – Roots
Whoo…Scolla just blazed this MF DOOM track–laid-back rhymes of substances completely in the pocket of this jazzy groove. This is Sunday music (and Monday and Tuesday…). Check out Roots. On
September 1, 2013
Robin Thicke & The Roots Perform Blurred Lines (Pre-School Style) (Video)
You’ve heard Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines a million times now, right? Not like this…with Jimmy Fallon & The Roots accompanying him using toddler instruments…Check out the video (Black Thought handles
August 3, 2013
Cosmo Baker – The 6th Annual Roots Picnic Mix (Mixtape)
Here’s a BBQ mix just in time for the long weekend. Cosmo Baker lays down the 6th official mixtape for the upcoming Annual Roots Picnic. The playlist is incredibly diverse,
May 23, 2013
Lupe Fiasco performs Battle Scars with Guy Sebastian & The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)
Lupe Fiasco recently performed Battle Scars from Food & Liquor Pt 2, with Guy Sebastian & The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Check out the video. Related: See
January 4, 2013
Behind the Scenes of Joey Bada$$ performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)
A few weeks ago, Joey Bada$$ and The Roots connected to make pure hip-hop magic on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, as they performed an amazing rendition of Joey’s Waves.
December 3, 2012
Kendrick Lamar performs Swimming Pools (Drank) on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)
Kendrick Lamar made his network TV debut last night. He performed Swimming Pools (Drank) with The Legendary Roots Crew on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Check out the performance and
October 3, 2012
De La Soul interview with OkayPlayer at The Roots Picnic 2012 (Video)
De La Soul. From the soul. Here’s a cool interview of Plug 1 and Plug 2 courtesy of OkayPlayer. It features some high-quality footage of De La’s performance at this
June 25, 2012
Official 2012 Roots Picnic Mixtape
Here’s the official mixtape for the upcoming 2012 Roots Picnic, just in time for your Memorial Day weekend BBQs. It features music from Eric B & Rakim, De La Soul,
May 26, 2012
Is 2010 the best Summer ever for hip-hop? These releases from Eminem, Drake, The Roots, Big Boi and Rick Ross are making a strong argument.
Can you come up with a better slate of Summer releases of rap albums than these: Recovery – Eminem Single: Not Afraid Standout track (1 of many): 25 to Life Thank
July 20, 2010
It's official. John Legend and The Roots are releasing an album together in September
As you can tell by the numerous collabos between The Roots and John Legend on The Roots album, the 2 artists have been putting in some work together. They will
June 24, 2010
If you haven't heard the new Roots album yet, check out this sneak preview sampler. Props to OkayPlayer for always keeping it fresh.
I’ve posted quite a bit from and about this album over the last couple of weeks. Now that I’ve heard the full album, I feel fully justified. It’s an instant
June 18, 2010
If hip-hop was dead it lives again with Drake and The Roots
With yesterday being Tupac’s birthday, it seems fitting to take a few ticks to reflect on the current state of hip-hop. It’s been a bleak couple of years (with some notable exceptions
June 17, 2010
Food for Thought
Finding The GOAT: The Documentary (Pts. 1-4)
Rakim is Releasing His First Solo Album in More Than 5 Years
Ghostface Killah & Pharoahe Monch - Emergency Procedure Video
Scarface Performs A New Verse Over Betrayal (Video)
Kendrick Lamar Explains To Pimp A Butterfly Cover Art
Bumpy Knuckles - Can I Get a Break?!? Audio
Raekwon Speaks on His Lost Collaboration With Jay Z Video
Featured Artist: Scarface
Scarface Names More Than 15 MCs Better Than Him. Do You Agree? (Video)
Scarface Calls The Diary His Dark Side of the Moon. Says He Found Himself With the Album (Audio)
Watch Scarface Perform A Different Verse Over His Classic Gang Starr Collaboration (Video)
From "Diary" To Memoir...Read Scarface's Excerpt On Teenage Suicide Attempts
Scarface Takes A Long, Honest Look Back At The Diary 20 Years Later
Featured Mix: Prince Paul - It’s Not The Size of Your Mix It’s How You Use It
Prince Paul's Back, Blending Very Rare KRS-One, MF DOOM, Eminem & Alkaholiks (Mix)
Finding the GOAT: Round 5
Finding The GOAT (Round 5): Tupac vs. Kendrick Lamar…Who You Got?
Finding The GOAT (Round 5): Eminem vs. Busta Rhymes…Who You Got?
Finding The GOAT (Round 5): Rakim vs. Mos Def…Who You Got?
Finding The GOAT (Round 5): KRS-One vs. Nas…Who You Got?
Finding The GOAT (Round 5): The Notorious B.I.G. vs. Redman…Who You Got?