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8 April, 2014 11:51 pm

With his highly-anticipated fourth solo-LP, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Pharoahe Monch re-emerges with a new concept project which finds the ground-breaking emcee tackling PTSD; a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event that results in psychological trauma. Throughout the duration of the LP, Monch narrates as an independent artist weary [cont.]

6 February, 2014 3:12 pm

New material from Stephen Marley’s upcoming LP, Revelation Part 2: The Fruit of Life, featuring Tariq Trotter of the legendary Roots crew.

12 October, 2013 11:03 am

Talib Kweli, Action Bronson, and Black Thought drop some bars up at the Combat Jack show.

7 October, 2013 5:33 am

M1 writes: Break The Boxes! This is Part 1 of 5 for the Time Travel EP from dead prez. The EP was executive produced by M1 of dead prez. The story began in Tallahassee when I met Tr!x (@TheMrPatel)who is the guy doing the hook. This version was produced by Precision (@PrecisionAMG) as was the [cont.]

5 July, 2013 4:18 pm

DJ Premier speaks on his relationship with Black Thought and Questlove.

26 April, 2013 2:05 am

In the second episode of Complex TV’s Combat Jack Show, Jack calls Black Thought a “rap super hero.” Thought recalls the posse cuts he used to make by impersonating 20 different rappers—Biz Markie, Kool G. Rap, Big Daddy Kane, and more—while Questlove changed the beats up for each one.

16 April, 2013 9:33 am

From Statik Selektah’s upcoming Extended Play LP, hitting June 18th on Duck Down / Showoff.

27 February, 2013 9:29 am

In a sit down with TheUberUrban.Com, Black Thought confirms he’s still working on his solo album, The Talented Mr.Trotter, writing a book and working on a movie. He also speaks on changes to his lifestyle.

22 February, 2013 1:41 pm

Black Thought of The Roots breaks down the 2013 Oscar nominees for best picture in an original rap.

15 January, 2013 9:09 pm

Celebrating the release of Adam Mansbach’s acclaimed new novel, Rage Is Back, J.PERIOD recruits legendary Roots front man Black Thought for an exclusive new dub plate collaboration: “Rage Is Back (Freestyle),” the first single off J.PERIOD’s forthcoming “Rage Is Back” tape dropping later this month. Set against the backdrop of graffiti-era New York, Manbach’s Rage [cont.]

13 January, 2013 1:48 pm

New music from Talib Kweli, which may or may not appear on his upcoming Prisoner of Conscious LP, due this April. Both tracks are produced by the almighty Oh No, and can be purchased on iTunes now.

11 December, 2012 4:23 am

Longtime Roots affiliate and Money Makin’ Jam Boys member Truck North teams with Asher Roth and Black Thought for this cut from his upcoming Our American Cousin EP. Produced by The Wurxs.

26 May, 2012 2:58 am

New music from platinum selling Australian hip-hop group, Hilltop Hoods. The new single, “Living in Bunkers” features Black Thought and Lotek. Their new album Drinking From the Sun hits U.S. stores 5/29.

29 March, 2012 11:38 am

Remix from Take Me To Your Leader LP, available next week. HHS review coming soon….

5 August, 2011 6:06 am

From Thurz’s August 9th project, L.A. Riot.

13 July, 2011 5:32 pm

From Ms. Jean’s Pennies In A Jar, available now. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Nikki Jean – “Million Star Hotel” (feat. Lupe Fiasco & Black Thought)

3 June, 2011 8:02 pm

?uestlove recently revealed details about The Roots next LP to Billboard, trying something they haven’t done in year’s past. “This is going to be our first full-fledged narrative concept album,” ?uestlove told Billboard. “It’s going to be a challenge to figure out how to get from point A to B — or in this case, [cont.]

31 March, 2011 2:36 pm

What the fuuuuuuuuuuck?!?!? The Roots and Jimmy Fallon get major props for pulling this one off… Black Thought plays Flava Flav, while the original funky drummer Clyde Stubblefield joins Questlove on drums. So dope…..

23 February, 2011 2:14 am

A brief recap of the 4th annual Okayplayer Holiday Jam from Dec 15th 2010 at BB Kings in Times Square featuring: The Roots, Black Thought, John Legend, Patti Labelle, the cast of Fela! on Broadway, and more.

18 February, 2011 7:11 am

Black Thought and company absolutely murdered Big L’s beat on this Toca Tuesdays freestyle. We miss great moments in radio like this. #MMJB [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Money Making Jam Boys Freestyle On Toca Tuesdays. Money Making Jam Boys Freestyle On Toca Tuesdays

  Mixtape D.L.
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