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Why is Black Thought considered an “underrated” MC? As co-founder of The Roots, he is a Grammy-award winning rapper with 11 albums under his belt and a career that spans 20-plus years. He’s toured the world 10 times over and he’s broadcast into millions of homes every weeknight thanks to his Master of Ceremonies gig […]

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Rolling Stone just magazine released their list of the “100 Greatest Drummers of All Time” and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots checked in at number 54 on the list.

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The lineup for The Roots annual picnic was revealed today (Feb. 2) and it’s officially lit! Future, Usher and singer Leon Bridges will headline the 9th annual picnic, backed by the legendary Roots Crew.

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Lipton is synonymous with all things tea-related and it has been for more than 100 years. To celebrate the world’s No. 1 tea brand’s 125th anniversary, the first-ever Be More Tea Festival has been announced and it will be blessed by a performance from the Legendary Roots Crew among others.

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The 8th annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia is looking like one of 2015’s must go to events. This year’s headliners include A$AP Rocky, Erykah Badu, The Roots (of course), Phantogram and Rea Sremmurd.

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Leave it to GQ to add a bit of flavor and flair to NBA All-Star Weekend.

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The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is the gift that keeps on giving to late night television. To honor the show’s week in Los Angeles, Fallon and The Roots recreated The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air opening sequence.

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Wednesday (October 2), over 21,000 parents and teachers gathered at Foley Square in New York City to raise awareness around the education crisis plaguing area schools.

Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj’s “Flawless (Remix)” earlier this year set the viral universe ablaze. It got us thinking about the many other women before them who’ve helped set the precedent for female collaboration in Hip-Hop and R&B.

When it comes to music albums, presentation is just as key as the actual product itself. Especially in the digital age when online music stores offer countless options of various images before one song is even heard. The need to stand out is more vital than ever and artists have to differentiate themselves from competition […]

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The Roots went from local band playing tunes on the corners of Philly to becoming one of Hip-Hop’s all-time greatest collectives. Not to mention, “America’s House Band” takes center stage at The Tonight Show five days a week.

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For yet another year Philadelphia’s own The Roots used their hometown as the base for the Philly 4th Of July Jam. This time, the legendary band were accompanied by Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, and Aloe Blacc.