The Roots

Jimmy Fallon Plays A Prank On The Roots
If there's anything you should know about Jimmy Fallon, it's that he's a prankster. In lieu of the new film, 50 Shades of Grey, Fallon decided to play a prank on The Roots by changing up the trailer in hopes of scaring them as they watched...
The Roots Longtime Manager Richard Nichols Passes Away From Leukemia

 
UPDATE 6:11pm
The Roots have issued the following statement:
The Roots Family are devastated to announce the passing of Richard Nichols, the band’s longtime manager, after a long battle with leukemia. Nichols, 55, a Philadelphia native, managed the band from its inception in 1992, and was instrumenta…
The 25 Best Hip-Hop Albums Of 2014 (So Far)

This time last year, albums from Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, J Cole, Mac Miller and Wale—with a Jay Z album right around the corner—had already dropped, providing hip-hop heads with plenty to talk about at the halfway mark of the year. In 2014, the focus has been less on established acts bolstering thei…
The Roots Once Lost To Boyz II Men In A High School Talent Show
Before The Roots and Boyz II Men became Grammy Award Winning groups, they were students together at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. The two groups battled each other in the late 80's during their school's talent show called, "Sentimental Journey.…

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