Taking to Instagram Live, Jaguar Wright spoke about the shocking death of Malik B, alleging that despite the public and seemingly heartfelt reactions and condolences,  Black Thought and Questlove weren't keeping it real about their behind the scenes actions towards their fellow member.


The Hip-Hop world is reeling due to the unexpected passing of Malik B. But one person certainly more pointedly feeling the pain of the fallen MC leaving this Earth too soon is his friend and fellow Roots founding member Black Thought. 


Malik B, best known as a former and found member of The Roots, has passed away. Born Malik Abdul Basit, he was just 47 years old.

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Jakk Frost provides a dose of realness on a new track saluting the patriarch of his family and mothers all around, titled “Black Mother: The Strength of Betty Shabazz.” Fellow Philly OG Malik B joins the bearded MC on the soulful cut. A statement from Frost can be seen below:


You ever wonder what happened to Mars Co-op, who kicked off the first verse on The Roots classic block party jam “Clones?” Well here’s an update. The Philadelphia MC returns with Sunwun and former Root’s member Malik B. on “48 Bars.” Mars, who also goes by King Midas, is on his African king ish in the visuals, rocking […]

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On paper, everything about this new Jakk Frost track called “A Way To Escape” is a win. One, it features Freeway and none other than Malik B of the Roots providing “lyrical nourishment.” Two, it’s produced by the unjustly underrated Jake One, who provides slick drums and soulful synth. And three, Philly rapper Jakk Frost […]