Posts Tagged ‘The roots’

10 Types of Rap Performers

When you go to a hip-hop show, there's no telling what you'll get. There’s a spectrum of rap performance, ranging from full bands to a mic and a laptop. So to get the most out of... Read more »

Watch A$AP Rocky Perform “L$D” and “Jukebox Joints” with The Roots

With At Long Last A$AP a certified chart-topper, A$AP Rocky is taking his album on the road and hitting the late night circuit. Last night he visited Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” to perform two songs off... Read more »

Watch The Roots Recap Season 4 of ‘Game of Thrones’

Game of Thrones returns on April 12, and if you’re not caught up (or haven’t yet started) The Roots still have your back. After an audience member requested a rap recap of the last season of... Read more »

Meek Mill Drops Unreleased Bars At The Roots’ Pre-Grammy Jam Session

Meek Mill performed publicly for the first time since being released from prison last night during the Roots’ annual pre-Grammys jam session in L.A. Starting a capella, Meek was eventually joined by his Philly brethren Questlove and Frank... Read more »

Handwritten Tupac Letter Reveals He Planned to Work with Outkast

Over the years, many of Tupac’s old letters have been uncovered and found their way to the internet. And now it looks like yet another handwritten letter has been found. This one however, reveals a very... Read more »

Watch iLoveMakonnen Perform “Tuesday” on The Tonight Show

iLoveMakonnen made his television debut on The Tonight Show on none other than a Tuesday night, of course. The Atlanta native stopped by to perform his now Grammy-nominated hit “Tuesday” with a little assistance from The... Read more »

Watch The Roots Perform With A-Trak on The Tonight Show

The Roots appear on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon every night as Fallon’s house band, but last night they took center stage as the show’s musical guest in support of their new album, …And Then You... Read more »

Video: The Roots – “Understand”

The Roots will be releasing their next album …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin on Monday, but today, in anticipation of their forthcoming LP, the band released a video for their song, “Understand.” Featuring colorful, stop-motion animation, and... Read more »

The Roots ft. Raheem DeVaughn – “Tomorrow”

The Roots’ new album, …and then you shoot your cousin, is out May 19, and “Tomorrow” is our second preview of the upcoming album. The track features Raheem DeVaughn, as well as a generally cheerier tone than our... Read more »

The Roots – “When the People Cheer”

Philadelphia’s finest—otherwise known as The Roots—have just dropped “When The People Cheer,” a new track set to appear on their forthcoming LP, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. The instrumental features tinkling piano keys, and prominent... Read more »