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the roots
19 June, 2014 5:07 pm

In honor of the show’s trip to Universal Orlando, Black Thought of the legendary Roots crew drops some bars about Harry Potter.

16 June, 2014 12:15 am

Dave Chappelle gives an amazing interview to Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, discussing his history with The Roots, meeting Kanye West before he was a star, and hearing Jay-Z’s The Black Album for the first time, with Common and Talib Kweli. He also speaks on his upcoming Radio City Music Hall performance with Nas [cont.]

11 June, 2014 5:01 pm

The official recap of the 7th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia May 31, 2014. Check out the highlight reel, as well as a performance of “Lodi Dodi” by Snoop Dogg, backed by the legendary Roots crew.

11 June, 2014 3:15 pm

From …and then you shoot your cousin.

2 June, 2014 12:00 am

Here are some of the best and most talked about moments from Hot 97′s Summer Jam 2014. Action Bronson had arguably the most raw, hip-hop set of the show. Going straight into the crowd to perform. You may have heard about 50 Cent showing the crowd “how to rob”, as he beats up and steals [cont.]

28 May, 2014 5:23 am

The worst Roots album is still better than roughly 90% of whatever other modern hip-hop records you are listening to. …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, their highly experimental, conceptual, and exceptional eleventh album is far from their worst record, however many may initially see it that way. The information age – or, scratch that [cont.]

22 May, 2014 5:42 pm

On this episode of Mista Montana and Menace’s UK based show, Conspiracy Worldwide Radio, they speak with Forbes’ senior editor Zack O’ Malley Greenburg about the secret Wu-Tang album, as well as segments with The Roots, Dice Raw, Sage Francis, Murs, Dillon Cooper, M-Eighty, Vanderslice, and more. Five hours.

21 May, 2014 3:43 pm

Jimmy’s in-house band are the musical act on last night’s episode, with special guests A-Trak and the Metropolis Ensemble, in promotion of their new album, …and then you shoot your cousin. This bold performance may just have put all other Fallon performances to shame.

20 May, 2014 3:13 pm

Questlove and Black Thought sit in with in The Breakfast Club, to speak on their new album, …and then you shoot your cousin, in stores now. 35 minutes.

19 May, 2014 4:55 pm

Black Thought and Quest Love of The Roots made their way to Shade 45 for a special Town Hall Discussion with Sway and Hip Hop Nation. In this special sit-down, both Philly natives opened up about their careers and go in-depth about their journey. With Quest behind the turn-tables, they burst into improv performances and [cont.]

19 May, 2014 2:51 pm

The Roots took the stage at The Public Theater in NYC May 13 + 14 for a theatrical presentation of their new album …and then you shoot your cousin. The album is in stores now.

18 May, 2014 10:47 pm

Official video for The Roots “Understand” off …and then you shoot your cousin in stores May 19th. Directed by Joe Baughman.

15 May, 2014 7:02 pm

In part 2 of Sway’s sit down with The Roots on Hip Hop Nation’s Townhall at Shade 45, Black Thought and Quest Love chopped it up with the Sway in the Morning leader. 10 years ago The Roots performed with Jay Z at an Unplugged performance, that was deemed controversial. It wasn’t usual that a [cont.]

15 May, 2014 5:39 pm

Questlove and Black Thought talk The Roots album, playing on Jimmy Fallon, and avoiding the Solange topic on The Angie Review.

14 May, 2014 11:26 pm

Last night, Sway sat with Quest Love and Black Thought of The Roots on behalf of Hip Hop Nation on Sirius XM. In this quick clip, we see Quest behind the turn-tables, as Black Thought spits.

13 May, 2014 2:06 pm

The Roots’ new album, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, will hit stores on May 19th. Today, we have a full stream of the album, courtesy of Pitchfork. The tracklist is as follows: 1. “Theme From The Middle Of The Night” (performed by Nina Simone) 1:27 2. “Never” (featuring Patty Crash) 3:54 3. “When The [cont.]

7 May, 2014 1:34 pm

Official lyric video for The Roots “When The People Cheer” off …and then you shoot your cousin in stores May 19th on Def Jam.

27 April, 2014 10:24 am

New music from the legendary Roots crew’s upcoming album, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, hitting May 20th.

15 April, 2014 4:19 am

The Roots long-awaited new album, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, will see release May 20th. Here is a look at the album cover.

9 April, 2014 12:38 am

The Roots new single off their upcoming album, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, coming soon on Def Jam Recordings. Bonus, watch The Roots perform “One Love” and “The World Is Yours” with Nas and Q-Tip on The Tonight Show. On the Tonight Show (!).

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