WATCH: Black Thought On The Healing Power of Art
The Roots frontman discussed his journey to rap distinction and late-night stardom in an interview with NPR ahead of the release of his new project, “Streams of Thought Vol. 1.”
WATCH: The Roots and Bilal Tear Up 'It Ain't Fair' for NPR Tiny Desk Performance
Questlove, Bilal, Black Thought and more crammed behind the series’ eponymous tiny desk in Washington D.C. to perform their song from the “Detroit” soundtrack.
The Roots and Bilal Shout for Justice on Explosive 'Detroit' Soundtrack Cut, 'It Ain't Fair'
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’s” house band linked up with an orchestra to perform the epic song from the new movie.
The Roots Partner with Amazon for Two Children's Shows
One of the series, the animated “South Street Sounds,” follows three friends who form a band in a neighborhood saturated by music—similar to The Roots’ own origin on Philadelphia’s South Street.
3 Questions With Ma Dukes Yancey-Smith, the Torchbearer of J. Dilla's Legend
Yancey-Smith’s children’s book about her late son, “The Life Story of James Dewitt Yancey,” is out now. We asked the woman behind the production hero’s namesake foundation about the new book and her son’s place in Black history.
Public Enemy, The Roots to Perform at New Smithsonian Museum Opening
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture officially opens on September 24. Visitors can celebrate at a three-day festival.
Beyoncé and K-Dot, Sheila E. and More Tear Down the House at BET Awards
From Usher to Future to Janelle Monáe, the top Black artists and performers reigned supreme at the awards ceremony.
Sheila E. to Release New Song, Album Inspired by Prince
Prince’s renowned collaborator and former fiancée conceived the album, “Girl Meets Boy,” after his death.
President Obama Slams Donald Trump Over Sultry Slow Jams on 'The Tonight Show'
Obama also discussed leaving office and the 2016 election with host Jimmy Fallon during his “Tonight Show” appearance.
D'Angelo, Sheila E. to Pay Tribute to Prince at BET Awards
The Roots and Janelle Monáe will also honor the icon during the June 26 awards show.
Questlove Talks Prince's Philanthropy On 'Fresh Air'
The Roots’ drummer and producer spoke at length with host Terry Gross about Prince, “The Tonight Show” and his new book, “Something To Food About.”
Did Kendrick Lamar Bite His Grammy Performance?
“I know Kendrick don’t know he bit my play but the person who told him to do that dose [sic],” tweeted Philly emcee Dice Raw.
WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Sears Through New Song on 'The Tonight Show'
The Compton MC debuted “Untitled 2” during last night’s episode.
‘Breaking’ Presents: Son Little, a Classic Soul Singer for the Modern Era
Read just why this singer-guitarist stands out from the soul revival and gives classic sounds new meaning.
#TBT: Celebrate Donny Hathaway's Birthday With Some Soulified Classics
The iconic soul singer-songwriter, who died at 33, would have been 70 today.
Watch Questlove and Black Thought Talk About Their High School Antics
The longtime bandmates made an appearance on HuffPost Live.
Soundtrack to Your Summer: 6 Albums to Watch Out For
Six albums that we’re eager to hear.
Watch the Video for The Roots and Elvis Costello 'Tripwire'
The 2013 album “Wise Up Ghost” is available on iTunes.
Miley Cyrus Joins The Roots, Jimmy Fallon on 'We Can't Stop' Remix
And it’s actually not bad.
That Time Questlove Went Roller-Skating With Prince on Valentine's Day
Your favorite music snob’s favorite music snob has a new book out. Obviously you should read it.