The Roots

The Roots
Location:Philadelphia, PA (USA)
Genres:Hip Hop / Hip Hop
Record Label:Def Jam Records
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Staff Content (06/04/14)
You are the hum of electric heat. The Roots - ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin (Jake Jenkins) Needtobreathe (Jonathan Bautts)
Stream New Album from The Roots
Stream ' new allbum ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin in full over at [url=http://pitchfork.com/advance/436-and-then-you-shoot-your-cousin/]Pitchfork Advance.
"How Hip-Hop Failed Black America"
The Roots' drummer Questlove has posted the first in a weekly series of essays over at Vulture exploring the history and current landscape of hip-hop and what it means for black culture. It's an interesting read and well worth...
Boston Calling Announces September Lineup: The National, Lorde, Replacements
Although the May event is a month away, the Boston Calling Music Festival has announced the lineup for its September 5-7 show. The line-up includes The National, Lorde, The Replacements, Nas x The Roots, Neutral Milk Hotel,...
Bon Iver Reworks "Holocene" With The Roots
In case you missed it, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform "Woods" and a whole different version of "Holocene" with The Roots. You can watch the web-exclusive version of the latter here.
Run the Jewels to Play Fallon Jan. 22
Run the Jewels will be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on January 22nd, backed by The Roots. Get hyped in the replies!
Watch Kanye West Perform "Bound 2" on "Fallon"
Watch Kanye West's performance of "Bound 2" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, featuring Charlie Wilson and The Roots.
Stream New Elvis Costello & The Roots Record
You can stream Elvis Costello & The Roots new collaboration album, Wise Up Ghost, over at NPR. The record will be in stores next Tuesday, September 17th. Submitted by demetrios
Ariana Grande Performing "The Way" On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
You can watch Ariana Grande performing "The Way" with Mac Miller and The Roots from last night's episode of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon here.
The Roots and Elvis Costello Team Up For New Album
The Roots and Elvis Costello have announced a collaborative album, Wise Up Ghost. The album will be released on September 17th via Blue Note Records.
Jessie Ware + The Roots
Watch Jessie Ware's American TV debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon here where she performs "Wildest Moments" with The Roots.
Sky Ferreira + The Roots On TV
Watch Sky Ferreira's television debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon here where she performs "Everything Is Embarrassing" with The Roots.
The Roots Announce New Album
The Roots' new album will be titled &TYSYC. Submitted by IceAge/HeatWave
Video of Year: "Call Me Maybe" with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots
Guys, guys, wow. This is my favorite news of the day. As if you could enjoy Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" any more than you already do, there is a video in the replies of her performing the song with Jimmy Fallon and The...
The Roots Cover Beastie Boys
Watch The Roots covering Beastie Boys' "Paul Revere" in the replies.

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