The Roots

Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so it’s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Here’s 15 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, Jr. Related Articles Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke […]

Fans still believe we'll have a new Frank Ocean album by end of year, The Roots are back with new music & more

BET delivered on their promise to rightly honor the Purple One

It was recently announced that Stevie Wonder will join BET's Prince tribute performance, along with Prince's former fiance and protegé Sheila E.

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.

It's been reported that Malik Isaac Taylor aka Phife Dawg - one of the founding members of A Tribe Called Quest - died today.

Travis Scott‘s Rodeo single “Antidote” has gone platinum, this according to the 23-year-old rapper. He hit twitter with much appreciation: “ANTIDOTE CERTIFIED PLATINUM LOVE TO U ALL.” Congrats to Mr. Scott. [Complex] King Chip drops “Fat Raps 3” featuring Chuck Inglish, Earlly Mac, Curren$y, and Big Sean. Listen to the rappers spit bar after bar […]

The incredible Laurence Fisburne calls up “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” to chat about what it’s like working with his hilarious co-stars on the set of “Black-ish,” and he…

Ed Sheeran is winning over rap fans more and more, and he’s back with another acoustic cover of a fan-favorite. Teaming up with The Roots…

The Roots are the biggest rap band in the world and the best band in late night, but they are also free agents. That’s what…

What happens when one of the greatest party anthems of all time meets Superbowl frenzy?  Montell Jordan singing his classic “This is How We Do…