(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!!