The Roots, J. Period Team For Exclusive Mixtape

Mixtape master

J. Period has teamed up with Hip-Hop group The Roots to present The Best of

the Roots (hosted by Black Thought). The promotional mixtape features

over 50 tracks of remixes, freestyles, unreleased material and exclusive J.Period

remixes. The mixtape also boasts appearances from Jay-Z, Rakim, Nas, Stevie Wonder

and Def Poet Mayda Del Valle. In addition, J. Period also produced 2

original tracks on the mixtapes including “Come Together” f. Black Thought

& Zion, and the hometown anthem, “Streets of Philly.” J.Period’s

“The Best of The Roots” (hosted by Black Thought) is scheduled for release

August 7, followed by the release of The Roots debut on Def Jam, Game Theory,

on August 29. In related news, J. Period is set to provide musical production

for's 3rd Annual "House of AllHipHop" fashion show tonight

(Aug. 7) in New York City. The

show will feature performance from Yung Joc, Remy Ma, Sleepy Brown, Cherry Dennis

and Bobby Valetntino. The “House of AllHipHop" is's

Fashion Show meshing the hottest mainstream and independent designers, celebrity

models, and live performances Tickets for the House of AllHipHop Fashion

Show are still available and can be purchased at the door of club Quo in New York

City. For

more information click here.