Now that I got your attention, you have got to watch Jimmy Fallon’s remix of “Empire”! This was funny as hell and comedy genius at it’s finest. With help from Questlove, Black Thought, and even Heggins go in playing Cookie! And cameos from…. You got to watch it and see for yourself… Enjoy…

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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 about one of the Summers best shows.  […]

Philadelphia MCs Black Thought & Dice Raw of the Roots, Peedi Crakk, Ms Jade & Meek Millz were all on the set of Jill Scott’s new video “Shame.” In between takes, the Philly wordsmiths got together for an old school cypher.

Last night while Charlie Sheen was putting on quite a display of crazy on CNN, ?uestlove announced via Twitter the rather eclectic line-up for the 4th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia.  This year the Philadelphia hip-hop heroes will share the stage with The Grammy’s pick for Best New Artist, Esperanza Spalding, Wiz Khalifa, and Mr. […]

Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, and Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe star in Victoria Mahoney’s upcoming independent film, Yelling To The Sky. The film also stars Marc John Jeffries and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots.

Ghostface Killah’s ninth proper album, Apollo Kids, hits stores on December 14th and is certain to be another solid entry into the Wu-Tang Clan member’s discography.

Raekwon is looking to follow up his last album, 2009’s Only Built 4 Cuban Links Pt. 2, in September.

First single off The Roots’ forthcoming How I Got Over (June 22nd) courtesy of Shake and YHTN.

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