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Black Thought Says He Essentially Started “Mumble Rap”

Black Thought kicked it off a long time ago.

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

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

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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

Sports

It’s Lit: The Roots Set To Kick Off NBA All-Star Game 2017

The Grammy Award-winning group will be taking center stage and warming up the crowd early next year.

Music

Stream ‘The Hamilton’ Mixtape Featuring Nas, Usher, Miguel, Wiz Khalifa & More

An all-star cast joins Lin-Manuel Miranda on the official mixtape.

Viva

The Roots, Joell Ortiz & More Add Eclectic Spin To Broadway With “My Shot” Remix

The remix also features Black Thought, Busta Rhymes and Nate Ruess.
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