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Listen: I’ve been an avid fan of The Roots since the release of the band’s fourth album Things Fall Apart. I’ve since made purchases on their whole 14-album catalog, attended three of their live shows and have even made an honest attempt at regularly watching Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show since they are the house band. […]

Leonard "Hub" Hubbard, a founding member of the legendary Roots crew, has passed away. He was 62.

As previously reported, Jaguar Wright previously called out her former crew The Roots over alleged ill-treatment of Malik B prior to his passing among other things, along with Common who she claimed sexually assaulted her while they were in a relationship--before apologizing to Tiffany Haddish for the accusation.

On Sunday (Aug 2), Jaguar Wright took to Instagram live to address the disrespect she alleges that she faced at the hands of Common. During the live, Wright alleges that Common sexually assaulted her while the two were allegedly dating. According to the songstress, the two were in bed after a show and Common asked for sex, which she declined.

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.

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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With a goal of reaching 500,000 eligible voters, the picnic's host have set up a bevy of diverse Hip-Hop, R&B, and Gospel artists to ensure that there's a little something for everyone.

The Roots frontman delivers three new tracks, two of which are to appear on an upcoming EP release.

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The last few years has seen Hip-Hop artists like Phife Dawg, Biggie, and Wu-Tang Clan have streets and districts named after them in New York City, and now Philadelphia is following suit and paying homage to their own Hip-Hop OG’s in the same manner.

The 2020 Roots Picnic is going down at the end of May, and the headliners are Meek Mill, DaBaby and Summer Walker.

While he is most associated for his golden touch for penning crossover hits Drake does know real Rap. He spent last week revisiting some of the classics.

It seems there will be justice served for those who missed out on a canceled Roots show. The man who claimed there were explosives in the venue has been placed in handcuffs.