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Questlove Will Curate ‘Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ Tour

The tour will kick off in Sept. 2018.

News

Watch PRhyme & 2 Chainz Perform “Flirt” On ‘The Tonight Show’

Royce & Preemo invade late night TV with 2 Chainz to get their "flirt" on.

News

Bomb Threat Cancels ‘The Roots & Friends’ x Bud Light Jam Session At SXSW

"Uh, well can’t say much but for those in Austin waiting in line to see us tonight. Tonight’s show has been cancelled," writes Questlove.

Music News

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…

Music News

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

Jadakiss, Rapsody, Fabolous and Goldlink will also be on hand for the June 2nd festival in Philadelphia.

Music

Black Thought Says He Essentially Started “Mumble Rap”

Black Thought kicked it off a long time ago.

News

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

Mystical songstress, Erykah Badu, is known for imparting wisdom.

News

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

The Saga Continues on 'The Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon.

Movies & TV

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

The ABC sitcom's season premiere was all about Juneteenth.

News

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

Spanning a decade of administering good vibes, this year's Roots Picnic looked toward the future of rap without neglecting to place a spotlight on its…

Fashion

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

To celebrate the festival's 10th anniversary, the MC is doing something fashionably different.

Events

SXSW Welcomes Texas Edition Of The Roots’ Jam Session Powered By Bud Light

Bud Lights "Famous Among Friends" campaign will bring out out some of musics finest.

Events

The Star-Studded ‘Roots Picnic’ Bill To Feature Solange, Pharrell, Mobb Deep And More

The Roots will take thier annual picnic out to Philly
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