Dice Raw & Black Male Engagement Look To Tackle The High Incarceration Rate For Black Male With “M.I.A. Day”
Questlove Of The Roots Shares His Reaction To Zimmerman Trial: “I Ain’t Sh*t”
Questlove Covers His Career In Red Bull Music Academy Lecture
(AllHipHop News) As part of celebrating the nation’s birthday, Wawa, VH1 and the city of Philadelphia have teamed up to the put together the Wawa Welcome America! Festival, billed as “The Largest Free Concert in America.” Joined by Mayor Michael Nutter, the city of Philadelphia will celebrate the 4th of July Jam with a host of artists… Read more »
With the first week of May behind us, AllHipHop.com wants to make sure that some of this summer’s must-see festivals are on your radar. Yes, you may have missed South By Southwest in March and Coachella in April, but beginning this weekend with New York’s Downtown Music Festival, it’s safe to say that you haven’t missed everything… Read more »
BILAL IS BACK AND HE’S BROUGHT LOVE WITH HIM!
(AllHipHop News) The Roots drummer and music producer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson is about to join other Hip-Hop legends-turned-authors like LL Cool J, Eminem, and Common when he releases his memoir Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove on June 18th by Grand Central Publishing. The book, co-written with New Yorker editor Ben Greenman, will be a mixture of… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Legendary Roots crew lyricist Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter is once again set to host the 3rd annual Let’s Move It Philly! benefit event and concert taking place on Saturday, February 16th at Sigma Sound. The event, which is part of a bigger GrassROOTS Community Foundation movement, will benefit young girls’ health and is a… Read more »
THE ROOTS ARE BRINGING A DIVERSE GROUP OF ACTS TO THIS YEAR’S ANNUAL ROOTS PICNIC!
BREATH TAKING: BLACK THOUGHT GIVES THE RUN DOWN ON HIS NEW FILM “YELLING TO THE SKY”
Unless you’re from Philly, you probably only associate the Legendary Roots Crew as Black Thought, Questlove, and some guys that play instruments. However, that is not the case. The Roots crew runs deep – and two of its members could be dubbed as the “most known unknown” duo in all of Hip-Hop. M.A.R.S Co-op, a.k.a…. Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Black Thought and ?uestlove of The Roots will unveil the design of “The Roots Mural Project” this weekend in their hometown of Philadelphia. The award-winning rappers/musician will be joined by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Ernel Martinez, lead artist of The Roots Mural Project and Jane Golden, Director, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program… Read more »
Dice Raw of The Roots and His Raw Life Family Present JAM HOUSE BROOKLYN! EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 8PM TO 2AM at @SRBBrooklyn!!! Real Hip-Hop and Live Music Invade Brooklyn! Special Guest MCs! Dope Acoustics! Premium Spirits! **SPECIAL OPEN CALL FOR MC’S AND LIVE BANDS!** Be chosen to perform at Jam House! Send inquiries and music… Read more »
BLACK THOUGHT TO HOST “POWER FORWARD” FUNDRAISER CONCERT THIS WEEKEND TO BENEFIT GIRLS
BLACK THOUGHT TO HOST FUNDRAISER CONCERT FOR GIRLS; ALLHIPHOP & OKAYPLAYER HELP THE CAUSE
BLACK THOUGHT, QUESTLOVE, DJ YOUNG GURU AND HAKIM GREEN HELP THE CBC GET YOU #VOTE READY
PHILLY’S 4TH OF JULY BRINGS LAURYN HILL, THE ROOTS, COMMON AND QUEEN LAITFAH TO THE STAGE
ROOTS PICNIC RECAP: A BACKSTAGE CHAT WITH THE GOD MC – RAKIM!!
THE ROOTS PICNIC ALWAYS DELIVERS – AND THIS YEAR WAS NO DIFFERENT! CHECK THE RECAP
(AllHipHop News) Roots affiliate and member of the Money Making Jam Boys, Dice Raw, is prepping the release of his new single ,”Rear Window,” for release tomorrow before this weekend’s 5th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia. Dice, who has appeared on 10 of the Roots’ 11 studio albums, will release the free “Rear Window”, which is… Read more »
OKAYPLAYER RELEASES COMMEMORATIVE “ROOTS PICNIC” MIXTAPE PRIOR TO THIS WEEKEND’S FEST
BLACK THOUGHT TO HOST THIS WEEK’S 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE LYRICIST LOUNGE
(AllHipHop News) Today (May 14), The Roots officially announced the full lineup for their 5th Annual Roots Picnic. In addition to the previously announced array of artists, The Roots unveiled a poster detailing all of the acts that will be included on the bill for the Picnic. The poster features a Native American theme, with… Read more »
AHH STRAY NEWS: 50 CENT, AZEALIA BANKS, 4TH OF JULY WITH THE ROOTS & MORE
THE ROOTS ANNOUNCE A HUGE, CROSS-GENRE LINEUP FOR THE ANNUAL “ROOTS PICNIC”
VIDEO: THE ROOTS HOST A SPECIAL DAY – AND NIGHT – TO RAISE FUNDS FOR PHILLY GIRLS IN NEED!
NAS LIVE VERSION OF “NASTY” BACKED BY THE ROOTS!
DICE RAW OF THE ROOTS INVITED US TO PHILLY FOR A RAP HISTORY LESSON!
THE ROOTS HAVE BEEN THERE, DONE THAT…BLACK THOUGHT IS PROOF! CHECK OUR EXCLUSIVE!
BLACK THOUGHT IS ONE OF THE BEST…DON’T BELIEVE IT? LET HIM TELL YOU!
ALLHIPHOP.COM’S “TOP 40 ALBUMS OF 2011”! THE LIST IS HERE!!
(AllHipHop News) Carson Daly’s New Years Eve celebration has tapped Drake, The Roots and Cee Lo Green to hit the stage in Times Square to ring in 2012. The celebration, which will also feature the likes of Tony Bennett, Jessie J. and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actor J.B. Smoove, will compete with several other networks, though… Read more »
DRAKE’S “TAKE CARE” NEARS PLATINUM & THE ROOTS CREATE MAGIC FOR THE 13TH TIME!
THE WEEKLY NUMBERS ARE IN! SEE WHO’S SELLING DURING THE HOLIDAYS!
PHILADELPHIA’S LEGENDARY ROOTS CREW HAS A STORY TO TELL ON “UNDUN” – THE REVIEW IS IN!
KANYE WEST LANDS SEVEN GRAMMY NODS…BUT WAS HE SNUBBED FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR?
HOLIDAY SALES, HAPPY RAPPERS! CHECK OUT THIS WEEK’S “CHARTWATCH” HERE!
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MICHELE BACHMANN CALLS FOR NBC TO DISCIPLINE QUESTLOVE!
THE ROOTS ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE DATES FOR THEIR NEW CONCEPT ALBUM!
(AllHipHop News) Iconic Philadephia hip-hop band the Roots will be honored on South Street in Philadelphia with a mural, which is set to be completed in July of 2012. The mural will be located next to a place where Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Amir “?uestlove” Thompson honed their skills on their way to become… Read more »
P(AllHipHop News) Despite a busy schedule of performing as the house band on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and also taking part in the Pre-Emmy Awards jam session, the Philadelphia based hip-hop band, The Roots, are releasing a new album on Island Def Jam. The project, which drops on December 6th this year, is… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) A conference designed to educate youth about the music industry will feature the legendary rapper Black Thought of The Roots as the cornerstone of the event, which takes place this weekend. The 3rd Regional Academic and Cultural Collaborative (RACC 2011) will be held October 14th and 15th and features the Philadelphia rapper as… Read more »