The Roots News
The Roots News
Watch Every BET Awards 2016 Performance
The 2016 BET Awards: a night to remember.
Jun 27, 2016
10 Collaborations We Need
We take it upon ourselves to pair artists together, with the hope that these pairings turn into reality.
Jun 19, 2015
Marvel Remixes Album Covers From Nas, The Roots, & Pete Rock & CL Smooth
Nas, The Roots, & Pete Rock & CL Smooth get the Marvel treatment.
Jul 26, 2015
Top 10 Narrative-Driven Rap Albums
Ten hip hop albums that commit to believable, overarching narratives.
Aug 30, 2016
"The Mixtape About Nothing" Vs. "More About Nothing" Vs. "The Album About Nothing"
The best "Project About Nothing," according to the fans.
Apr 9, 2015
"The Hamilton Mixtape" Features Wiz Khalifa, Chance The Rapper, Usher, & More
Lin-Manuel Miranda announces "The Hamilton Mixtape" pre-order, reveals tracklist and features.
Nov 3, 2016
Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Give Your Family For Christmas
Records make great gifts, so we picked a record for each member of your family for this holiday season!
Dec 17, 2014
Charts Don't Lie: June 1
Weekly review of the Hip-Hop and R&B sales/charts.
Jun 1, 2014
Childish Gambino Performs "Redbone" On Fallon
Childish Gambino promoted "Awaken, My Love!" last night on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon."
Dec 15, 2016
10 Artists Who Might Have Influenced "Surf"
Here are 10 possible influences on Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment's "SURF."
Jun 5, 2015
Manager Of The Roots Rich Nichols Reportedly Passes Away [Update: The Roots Release Official Statement]
The Roots' manager, Rich Nichols, has passed away according to several artists close to him.
Jul 18, 2014
Lee Andrews, R&B Singer & Father Of Questlove, Has Passed Away
Our thoughts are with Questlove and his family.
Mar 17, 2016
The Roots Ex-Bassist Reportedly Suing Over Unpaid Royalties
Leonard "Hub" Hubbard claims The Roots cut him out of royalties after he was diagnosed with cancer in 2007.
Jan 28, 2016
Stream The Roots' New Album "…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin"
Listen to the upcoming album from The Roots, "…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin", prior to its release.
May 13, 2014
Usher & Future To Headline Annual Roots Picnic 2016
The Annual Roots Picnic enlists some big names for 2016.
Feb 2, 2016
Rap Industry Recap: March
Your monthly recap of what went down in the hip-hop industry.
Apr 1, 2015
#TBT: J. Dilla
While the rest of your friends are posting selfies from a week ago for TBT, we're digging in to the legendary J. Dilla's production catalogue.
Oct 30, 2014
Classic Rotation: J Dilla's "Donuts"
In honor of Dilla's 42nd birthday, as well as the 10th anniversary of the classic album, we look back at the Detroit producer's final gift to the world: "Donuts."
Feb 7, 2016
10 Rappers We Want To See Live With The Roots
This is who we'd like to see The Roots back up in concert.
Mar 31, 2015
The Roots Reveal Cover Art For "And Then You Shoot Your Cousin" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
Check out the artwork that serves as the cover art for The Roots' "And Then You Shoot Your Cousin"
May 8, 2014
Hall of Fame
Mask Off (Remix)
May 23, 2017 at 10:16am
May 23, 2017 at 10:51am
May 22, 2017 at 09:19am
Jordan Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Of The Spizike With An OG Retro
May 26, 2017 at 09:15pm
Nicki Minaj Parties With "Hot Felon" Jeremy Meeks In France
May 26, 2017 at 08:43pm
Asahd Khaled Thanks Rihanna
May 26, 2017 at 06:01pm
May 26, 2017 at 07:51pm
May 26, 2017 at 06:26pm
Unforgettable (Sremm Remix)
May 26, 2017 at 05:50pm
Take The Night Away [Album Stream]
May 26, 2017 at 02:36pm
Fear Of The Unknown
May 26, 2017 at 02:32pm
Swet Shop Boys
May 26, 2017 at 09:35am
What Differentiates Grime From Hip Hop?
May 26, 2017 at 05:23pm
How Lil Yachty Conquered The Rap Game With Love
May 25, 2017 at 10:03pm
Between The Lines: Jimi Tents Breaks Down "Below the Surface"
May 25, 2017 at 03:19pm
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