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The past seven days or so have provided us massive visual entertainment opportunities and The Wrap Up: Hip-Hop Wired’s Top 10 Videos Of The Week has been planted in the ground once again for the proper recap.

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Oh how we’ve been awaiting this moment. The Roots are delivering their …and then you shoot your cousin album to the world on May 19, but before then, fans can stream the full body of work guilt-free.

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Philadelphia will see Nicki Minaj in the near future, as the superstar is slated to perform at The Roots’ annual 4th of July Jam.

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To say that we’re excited to hear what The Roots cooked up on their upcoming …and then you shoot your cousin album would be an understatement. Our anticipation was heightened by a new track titled “Tomorrow.”


Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots has long been considered one of music’s most knowledgeable minds. Considering Questlove established his foundation drumming for one of the world’s most popular Hip-Hop groups, his thoughts on where the genre is and where it can go are worth observing.

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2014 is shaping up to be a solid year for Hip-Hop, and that’s even more apparent with the announcement of a new LP from The Roots. Titled …and then you shoot your cousin, today fans receive official word that the project will arrive on May 20.

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The Roots have a discography that makes them more than worthy to perform at Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2014. But today, the New York City radio station debuted a new song called “When The People Cheer” that could foreshadow more music to come from the legendary band.

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Dr. Dre once reduced women to mere sex toys who lived to play their cards and manipulate men, when he so eloquently put on wax, “b*tches ain’t sh*t but hoes and tricks.”

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Each summer, The Roots curate one of the more underrated festivals around with their Roots Picnic. This marks the seventh year the show will invade Penn’s Landing in the group’s native Philadelphia, and today, ?uestlove unveiled a brief video to announce the performers.

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Having a permanent stationary gig has allowed The Roots to hone their chemistry as a unit and make albums that sound more cohesive than a typical act working on a record label’s time clock.

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A week in advance of Mastermind‘s release, Rick Ross graced took his talents to The Tonight Show, which Jimmy Fallon now hosts. He performed his single “Devil Is A Lie” sans Jay Z. 

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Last night (February 17), television personality Jimmy Fallon made his biggest career move yet, as he and The Roots assumed the roles of host and house band on the iconic Tonight Show. In transitioning from Jay Leno to Fallon, it was important that the latter made his presence felt his first night on the job and we’d say […]