Posts tagged "The Roots"

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Ed Sheeran And The Roots’ Acoustic ‘Trap Queen’ Cover Is Everything

Sheeran definitely caught the Fetty Wap bug.

Music

Throwback Jams: Sounds Of Protest

A #TBT playlist of protest anthems that demanded change…

Lists

Throwback Jams: Fire Collaborations

Celebrate #TBT with this old-school playlist of some of the most fire collaborations of the '90s and 2000s.

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G-Unit Performs ‘I’m Grown’ On ‘The Tonight Show’ With Jimmy Fallon

G-Unit performs their newest hit 'I'm Grown' from their latest EP, The Beast is G-Unit on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Vixen

Video Premiere of Maimouna Youssef ‘Stay’

"Stay" is the newest video from Grammy-nominated soul singer/emcee Maimouna Youssef from her latest mixtape The ReIntroduction of MuMu Fresh. Directed by Brian "B…

Features

’94 Week: Questlove Remembers The Roots’ Self-Exile Of 1994

As VIBE continues celebrating one of the most pivotal and influential years in modern black music, 1994, we chopped it up with afro-picked drummer Questlove…

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Cop Killers: 13 Rap Lyrics About Police Murdering Civilians

Police brutality is nothing new. The tally of victims reads like a roll call: Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant. The list i…

Vixen

NEXT Artist: Maimouna Youssef

Baltimore native Maimouna Youssef is no rookie when it comes to music. The starlet has been singing songs, writing lyrics and spitting rhyme…

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Questlove Pens Tribute To Late Roots Manager

Questlove let his pen flow in a heartfelt tribute to The Roots' late manager and longtime collaborator, Richard Nichols. After Nichols passed away from leukemia…

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The Roots’ Manager Richard Nichols Passes Away

It's a sad time for legendary hip hop group, The Roots. Unfortunately, the band's longtime manager Richard Nichols passed away after a long fight with…

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Jay Z, The Roots & No Doubt To Perform At Free Global Citizen Festival

The stars are coming out to end world poverty. This September, Jay Z will headline the 2014 Global Citizen Festival at the Great Lawn i…

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The Roots Remember High School Talent Shows With Boyz II Men: ‘They Used To Cheat With Glitter!’

It's no secret that The Roots attended the same high school as R&B vocal group Boyz II Men back in the '80s.

Vixen

What We Wish Happened at Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2014

With Nas and 50 Cent embracing like old friends on stage, Nicki Minaj bringing out Drake and the G-Unit reunion, Hot 97’s  Summer…

Vixen

Vixen Vent: We Need More Late Night Hosts of Color

Say goodbye to one of the most successful black late night hosts, because The Arsenio Hall Show has been cancelled. Unfortunately, the show couldn’t make…
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