The Roots is an American hip hop/neo soul band formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Roots are known for their Jazzy style and are currently the band on the Jimmy Fallon Show. The Roots are one of the first hip hop groups to incorporate live band music, they have a distinct and classic sound, one of the best groups of all time.
Nearly two hours of stories and wise words from The Roots drummer.Continue Reading » Jun 12, 2013 | 01:30:21 PM | Music | ADD A COMMENT
Black Thought recalls the first time he heard "Illmatic" and admits that Nas had him shook.Continue Reading » Apr 25, 2013 | 10:44:43 AM | Music | ADD A COMMENT
14 years later.Continue Reading » Apr 22, 2013 | 06:41:07 PM | Music | ADD A COMMENT
On the premiere of the Combat Jack Show, Black Thought speaks on forming the Roots and settling his differences with Nas.Continue Reading » Apr 22, 2013 | 03:01:51 PM | Music | ADD A COMMENT
Cosby gets his groove on to a song that made an appearance during a scene on "The Cosby Show."Continue Reading » Apr 13, 2013 | 07:22:54 PM | Music | ADD A COMMENT