The Roots

Stream The Roots Picnic 2014 Mixtape
For the seventh year, and just in time for Memorial Day festivities, The Roots Picnic Mixtape hits the 'Net presented by Okayplayer and Crooks & Castles. Mixed by Philly's Mathew Law, the tape contains recent hits from the likes of The Roots, Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monáe, ASAP …
The Roots “The Dark (Trinity)”
The Roots' bleak ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin has been raking in steady acclaim in the days following its Monday release. Now, "The Dark (Trinity)," the album's penultimate track, is available for streaming. It's definitely not a pick-me-up, …
The Roots Are Guests On Their Own Show
During their tenure as the house band for Jimmy Fallon on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and now The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, The Roots have provided the background for many musical greats. Last night on the eve of the release of their dark and thought provoking new album …And Then You S…
The Roots Don’t Have Any Yes-Men In Their Crew
Black Thought and Questlove of The Roots swung by The Breakfast Club to discuss their latest release, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. While with DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne Tha God they talked about how working with Jimmy Fallon effected them creatively, staying connected to their hometown …
The Roots’ New Album Title Was Inspired By KRS-One
The Roots have been on a press run as of late promoting their new album, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. With such a provocative title, many questioned the inspiration and idea behind it. During an interview with Sway, for Shade 45's Town Hall Discussion, ...
The Roots Pull Off Unique Performance Art Listening Party In NYC
I hate the word unique, but I have never seen anything like what The Roots pulled off last night at Joe's Pub in New York City. In front of a small, select gathering of people that included journalists (including Toure), label and publishing executives and industry tastemakers, the hardest working b…
?uestlove Is Producing A VH1 Series
Accomplished musician and author ?uestlove of The Roots is adding another job to his already impressive resume, as he is reportedly joining VH1's new series Soundclash as an Executive Producer. While VH1's main focus has been on reality television as of late, they do have a history of great music pr…

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