The Roots

The R&B songstress sang a jazzy version of "What About Us".

A few weeks after the Billboard Music Awards’ tribute to Prince, BET has proven that their tribute to the the Purple One will indeed be what fans have been clamoring for since the news that the icon died of an overdose in April. https://twitter.com/BET/status/740016801715736578 The network promises that there will be more performances added to the show, […]

After receiving backlash for their choice to include comedian Bill Cosby’s work in one of their inaugural exhibitions, the Smithsonian has decided to feature information about the sexual allegations made against Cosby as part of the exhibit.

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots break out the school instruments, a banana shaker, hand clappers and a Casio keyboard, to help the British singer-songwriter perform her chart-topping song “Hello”. Related Madea Remakes “Hello” By Adele As “Hellurrrr!” [NEW MUSIC] Joe Covers Adele’s Hello”

Rich Nichols, the legendary manager and producer behind Hip-Hop/Funk band The Roots, has died after a long battle with leukemia. He was 55 years old. Billboard reports: Nichols,…

Days after announcing his “Yeezus” tour, Kanye West and Charlie Wilson performed “Bound 2″ on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon“ The new father hit the…

Well isn’t that nice. The Roots drummer Questlove did a good deed when he realized he located J.Cole’s missing phone. After doing some investigative work…

Tariq is his name on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.” But hip hop fans know him as the lyrical wizard of The Legendary Roots Crew,…

The music gods seemed to converge in New York earlier this week as two musical geniuses combined their talents.  Soul singer D’Angelo and Roots drummer…

The Roots put on an incredible performance during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

The Roots will kick off Philadelphia’s annual celebration of Black Music Month with their fourth-annual Roots Picnic on June 4th. The event will take place at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in the band’s hometown of Philadelphia, PA.  Black Thought, lead MC of The Roots spoke to TheUrbandaily.com about one of the Summers best shows.  […]