The Roots

The Roots, J. Cole, Marsha Ambrosious and More Set to Perform at Wawa Welcome America! Festival

(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 »

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BE THERE: AllHipHop.com Previews The MUST-SEE Summer Festivals of 2013 (Part 1)

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 »

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Questlove of The Roots Planning To Release Memoir This Summer

(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 »

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The Roots' Black Thought to Host 3rd Annual "Let's Move Philly" Benefit Concert

(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 »

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Lessons from a Legend: The Most Known Unknowns – M.A.R.S Co-Op & Malik B. of The Roots

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 »

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The Roots To Unveil New Mural In Philadelphia This Weekend

(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 »

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Roots Affiliate Dice Raw Offers a Guide to The Roots Picnic; New Single “Rear Window” Drops Tomorrow

(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 »

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The Roots Release Poster for Historic 5th Annual Picnic; Rakim Added to Jam-Packed Bill

(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 »

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The Roots Announce New Album Entitled “undun”

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 »

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