The Roots

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.

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 […]

With a goal of reaching 500,000 eligible voters, the picnic's host have set up a bevy of diverse Hip-Hop, R&B, and Gospel artists to ensure that there's a little something for everyone.

A man was arrested Saturday night in connection with a bomb threat during SXSW. Trevor Ingram, 26, was picked up by Austin police after allegedly e-mailing a bomb threat to a venue hosting a SXSW concert with The Roots and Ludacris. Budlight decided to cancel the show due to safety concerns. “Due to a security […]

On the season premiere of “Black-ish“ The Roots remade a famous “Schoolhouse Rock” song into “I Am A Slave.” Sign Up For Our Newsletter: In “I Am A Slave” The Roots reenact the history of the end of the slavery and the backstory of Juneteenth. Watch the animated video below: The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews:

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!

BROOOOOOOOOO! I have been waiting on the edge of my seat for the release of Lin Manuel-Miranda’s “The Hamilton Mixtape.” I feel as though this project will bridge the gap between Broadway and Hip-Hop. Artists like Nas, Queen Latifah, Ja Rule & Usher are all apart of this genius creation. I found out that on […]

Fans still believe we'll have a new Frank Ocean album by end of year, The Roots are back with new music & more

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

BET held back not a single ounce of shade following Billboard Music Awards’ Prince tribute. Playing off what seemed to be mass disappointment, the TV network shared a teaser for their upcoming award show with the message, “Yeah, we saw that. Don’t worry. We got you.” In case you missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmZYUt5rEX8 And it seems they came through […]