The Roots

It looks like The Barbz are getting ready to storm the N.O. for this year’s Essence Music Festival. The annual music festival will be held July 1st thru July 5th with some BIG names taking the stage. This year, Nicki Minaj will hit the stage for the first time alongside Janet Jackson, Kevin Hart, New […]

Taking to Instagram Live, Jaguar Wright spoke about the shocking death of Malik B, alleging that despite the public and seemingly heartfelt reactions and condolences,  Black Thought and Questlove weren't keeping it real about their behind the scenes actions towards their fellow member.

The Hip-Hop world is reeling due to the unexpected passing of Malik B. But one person certainly more pointedly feeling the pain of the fallen MC leaving this Earth too soon is his friend and fellow Roots founding member Black Thought. 

Malik B, best known as a former and found member of The Roots, has passed away. Born Malik Abdul Basit, he was just 47 years old. The M-Illa-tant’s passing was first revealed by his cousin Don Champion on Twitter. Keith McPhee, the music supervisor of the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon also noted Malik B’s […]

Philly!! We love crowning our legends and giving them their roses while they can smell them. With that being said, Philadelphia has been a huge staple for Hip Hop since the creation of the genre. The most iconic Hip Hop group to come out of Philadelphia ‘The Roots’ have just been honored with a street […]

The Roots are always “doing it for the culture”. They have a new project on the way!! Nope not an album but a cartoon. You read that right… A CARTOON!!  According to reports from the Philly Voice: The Roots are creating an animated kid’s series about South Philly This sounds like a good look. The cartoon […]

The R&B songstress sang a jazzy version of "What About Us".

This Sunday's NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans will get kicked off with a musical!

BET delivered on their promise to rightly honor the Purple One

It was recently announced that Stevie Wonder will join BET's Prince tribute performance, along with Prince's former fiance and protegé Sheila E.

After receiving backlash for their choice to include comedian Bill Cosby’s work in one of their inaugural exhibitions, the Smithsonian has decided to feature information about the sexual allegations made against Cosby as part of the exhibit.

It's been reported that Malik Isaac Taylor aka Phife Dawg - one of the founding members of A Tribe Called Quest - died today.