Posts Tagged: The Roots

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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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Over 20 Artists to Pay Tribute to Prince at Carnegie Hall

(AllHipHop News) On March 7th, the iconic Carnegie Hall will be drenched in Purple Rain as over 20 artists will pay tribute to Prince’s decorated 35+ year career  in a benefit concert. This concert is apart of a series presented by Knitting Factory founder, Michael Dorf which has included tributes to R.E.M, Elton John and the Rolling… 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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