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Watch Every BET Awards 2016 Performance
Jun 27, 2016
The 2016 BET Awards: a night to remember.
10 Collaborations We Need
Jun 19, 2015
We take it upon ourselves to pair artists together, with the hope that these pairings turn into reality.
Marvel Remixes Album Covers From Nas, The Roots, & Pete Rock & CL Smooth
Jul 26, 2015
Nas, The Roots, & Pete Rock & CL Smooth get the Marvel treatment.
Top 10 Narrative-Driven Rap Albums
Aug 30, 2016
Ten hip hop albums that commit to believable, overarching narratives.
"The Mixtape About Nothing" Vs. "More About Nothing" Vs. "The Album About Nothing"
Apr 9, 2015
The best "Project About Nothing," according to the fans.
"The Hamilton Mixtape" Features Wiz Khalifa, Chance The Rapper, Usher, & More
Nov 3, 2016
Lin-Manuel Miranda announces "The Hamilton Mixtape" pre-order, reveals tracklist and features.
Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Give Your Family For Christmas
Dec 17, 2014
Records make great gifts, so we picked a record for each member of your family for this holiday season!
Charts Don't Lie: June 1
Jun 1, 2014
Weekly review of the Hip-Hop and R&B sales/charts.
Childish Gambino Performs "Redbone" On Fallon
Dec 15, 2016
Childish Gambino promoted "Awaken, My Love!" last night on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon."
10 Artists Who Might Have Influenced "Surf"
Jun 5, 2015
Here are 10 possible influences on Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment's "SURF."
Manager Of The Roots Rich Nichols Reportedly Passes Away [Update: The Roots Release Official Statement]
Jul 18, 2014
The Roots' manager, Rich Nichols, has passed away according to several artists close to him.
Lee Andrews, R&B Singer & Father Of Questlove, Has Passed Away
Mar 17, 2016
Our thoughts are with Questlove and his family.
The Roots Ex-Bassist Reportedly Suing Over Unpaid Royalties
Jan 28, 2016
Leonard "Hub" Hubbard claims The Roots cut him out of royalties after he was diagnosed with cancer in 2007.
Stream The Roots' New Album "…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin"
May 13, 2014
Listen to the upcoming album from The Roots, "…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin", prior to its release.
Usher & Future To Headline Annual Roots Picnic 2016
Feb 2, 2016
The Annual Roots Picnic enlists some big names for 2016.
Rap Industry Recap: March
Apr 1, 2015
Your monthly recap of what went down in the hip-hop industry.
#TBT: J. Dilla
Oct 30, 2014
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.
Classic Rotation: J Dilla's "Donuts"
Feb 7, 2016
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."
10 Rappers We Want To See Live With The Roots
Mar 31, 2015
This is who we'd like to see The Roots back up in concert.
The Roots Reveal Cover Art For "And Then You Shoot Your Cousin" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
May 8, 2014
Check out the artwork that serves as the cover art for The Roots' "And Then You Shoot Your Cousin"
DJ Khaled Recruits Chance The Rapper, Travis Scott, Quavo, and More at iHeartRadio Music Fest
Sep 24, 2017 at 10:09pm
Detroit Lions' National Anthem Singer Takes A Knee While Performing
Sep 24, 2017 at 07:44pm
One Killed, Several Wounded in Tennessee Church Shooting
Sep 24, 2017 at 06:59pm
Hall of Fame
No Flockin 2 (Bodak Orange)
Sep 19, 2017
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Own Up To Your Shit
Sep 18, 2017
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Starrah x Diplo
Sep 24, 2017
I Am Not A Industry Plant (The Prelude)
Sep 24, 2017
All Things Work Together
Sep 22, 2017
Snoop Dogg Feat. Too Short "Toss It" Video
Sep 23, 2017 at 03:11am
Bhad Babie Drops "Hi Bich/Whachu Kno" Video
Sep 22, 2017 at 08:04pm
Damian Lillard On Lil Wayne "Run It Up" Collab: "It's Probably My Best Song"
Sep 22, 2017 at 11:48am
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