What can be said about The Roots that hasn’t already been said? Everyone knows they are the go to band for rappers wanting to experiment with live instrumentation. Need we remind you of their performances with Jay-Z for his Unplugged show in 2001 and his Fade to Black concert film? The Philadelphia bred hip-hop musicians […]
Despite having busy schedules, The Roots have been hard at work in the studio and are promising fans a new album by this December! From performing as the house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to recently hosting a Pre-Emmy Awards jam session, the legendary crew has returned with their latest musical creation, a […]
The Roots will kick off Philadelphia’s annual celebration of Black Music Month with their fourth-annual Roots Picnic on June 4th. The event will take place at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in the band’s hometown of Philadelphia, PA. Black Thought, lead MC of The Roots spoke to TheUrbandaily.com about one of the Summers best shows. […]
On last night’s episode of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy and the gang poked fun at Soul Train by showing a pre-taped sketch called “Dance Avenue” that spoofed the legendary Soul Train Line.
Hip-Hop needs more movies and less trailers for music videos. Thankfully someone had the foresight to document The Roots while they are still together as opposed to trying to piece them together after a break-up. 25 Reasons We Love Michael Jordan During The Legendary Roots Crew’s acclaimed Hennessey Artistry Tour, where they were joined on […]
John Legend is slated to return to the studio with the man who helped make him one of the biggest names in R&B, Kanye West. Legend says that he’s already begun work on the as-yet-untitled album.
On February 14th, 1991, Boyz II Men‘s debut album, Cooleyhighharmony, hit stores officially introducing the Philadelphia quartet to he world. The album was an instant success, thanks to the album’s lead single “MotownPhilly.”
In the 1980s, musicians only scratched the surface of what could be done with the music video. Michael Jackson set the standard and in the 1990s, everyone raced to match or surpass him.
Dice Raw, member and producer of Philadelphia Hip-Hop band The Roots and the Money Making Jam Boyz, is recovering from injuries he sustained in a serious car crash last Wednesday (January 5th). According to Dice, a young woman ran a red light while making a turn in North Philadelphia and smashed head-on into the rapper’s […]
Singer/songwriter John Legend was in Majic 107.5 / 97.5's studios recently and spoke with Carol Blackmon about his new album with The Roots, "Wake Up Everybody." John talked about how the album came about, and also reminisced about how he got started in the music industry. Listen to the exclusive interview here!
The 2010 Hennessy Artistry Series Finale went down in NYC recently at Cipriani Wall Street. Erykah Badu, The Roots, Bobby Brown, Eve, Ron Isley, Selita Ebanks and more celebs made it out for the star-studded event.
Bobby Brown was a special guest at the Miami stop of The Roots & Q-Tip's Hennessey Artistry tour. Click here for the video!