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Ludacris, Rapsody, Tank And The Bangas To Perform At Bud Light’s ‘The Roots And Friends’ SXSW Jam

With SXSW officially starting this week, The Roots Crew is heading back to the city of Austin to hit the stage once again (and with special guests)  at Bud Light’s The…

Dave Chappelle, The Diplomats And Lil Uzi Vert Will Headline The 2018 Roots Picnic

The Roots Picnic is returning for its 11th year on June 2nd in the band’s Philadelphia hometown, and once again the headlining jam is shaping up to be a big moment. Dave…

Black Thought Says He Essentially Started “Mumble Rap”

Black Thought is still receiving well deserved praise for his epic 10-minute FunkFlex freestyle earlier this month. While some hip-hop fans felt the veteran rapper was…

Erykah Badu Revives Fela Kuti’s Message On ‘The Tonight Show’

Mystical songstress, Erykah Badu, is known for imparting wisdom. And she continued this trend Wednesday night (Dec. 20), by electrifying the stage of The Tonight…

Wu-Tang Clan Performs “My Only One” On ‘The Tonight Show’

Jimmy Fallon couldn’t wait to have the Wu-Tang Clan come through to his stage. Hours after The Saga Continues hit the digital shelves last Friday (Oct 13), RZA, Ghostfac…

The Roots Teach A ‘Schoolhouse Rock’-Style History Lesson About Slavery On ‘Black-ish’

On Tuesday night’s season premiere of Black-ish, an episode centered around a musical history lesson on Juneteenth, an animated version of The Roots gave viewers a School…

The 10th Annual Roots Picnic Was The Perfect Start To Black Music Month

The sky matched the color of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on a cloudless Saturday afternoon (June 3), marveling attendees with an Instagram-worthy backdrop at the…

Black Thought To Release ‘Roots Picnic’ Limited Edition Sneaker With Clear Weather

Philadelphia hip-hop group The Roots are easily one of the busiest acts in the business. Not only are they the house band for NBC’s evening juggernaut The Tonight Show St…

Migos Replace Metro Boomin’s “Bad And Boujee” Beat With Office Supplies On ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Just when you were ready to give the “Bad and Boujee” attitude a rest, Migos, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots revived the craze with an office performance of the…