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Freddie Gibbs & Anderson .Paak “Blackest In The Room/Feel No Pain” On The Tonight Show

Let us pray. Freddie Gibbs dappered up for his star-studded performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday evening (Jan. 23). Backed by The Roots, Gibbs kicked off his medley with “Blackest In The Room” in an all-black and two-piece suit. “Uh, this GOAT talk, bet they put my face on that mountain … Read moreFreddie Gibbs & Anderson .Paak “Blackest In The Room/Feel No Pain” On The Tonight Show

Black Thought, DJ Premier and More Team Up as the Supergroup Dopamine

Black Thought dropped the news during an interview with The Crate 808 podcast. It’s been a pretty busy year for Black Thought. Fresh off the release of Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Able, The Roots’ frontman has shown up on tracks with Statik Selektah, Common, and British singer Liam Bailey in the past couple of months. … Read moreBlack Thought, DJ Premier and More Team Up as the Supergroup Dopamine

Black Thought Says Roots Picnic 2020 Was Possibly Going To Be One…

Black Thought said that the planned performance “may have been our swan song as performers in the festival.” The Roots have been an integral part of the annual Roots Picnic, considering that it is their music festival. But according to Black Thought, this year’s festival would’ve possibly seen the group performing as part of the event … Read moreBlack Thought Says Roots Picnic 2020 Was Possibly Going To Be One…

Help Questlove Find the Woman Who Started His Record Collection in 1976

Questlove told the story of how his collection began over the weekend. On Saturday, Questlove shared a personal childhood story with his followers. The tale begins back in 1976 in a nightclub in Portland, Maine, with a 5-year-old Quest joining his musician parents as they played their sets. “My era was pre-babysitters,” he wrote. “In … Read moreHelp Questlove Find the Woman Who Started His Record Collection in 1976

Michelle Obama Shares Voting Playlist ft. Blackstar, The Roots, and More

The former First Lady unveils a soundtrack to take you to and from the booth on Election Day. Michelle Obama is ramping up her voter engagement efforts with a curated score to your Election Day outing. On Friday, the former First Lady shared a playlist of hand-picked hip-hop classics she believes “best embodies the importance … Read moreMichelle Obama Shares Voting Playlist ft. Blackstar, The Roots, and More

Sean C on the Making of Black Thought’s “Bomb Squad” Album ‘Streams…

We spoke with Sean C about recording Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able with Black Thought, Bomb Squad’s influence on the EP, and why the formula of one producer and one rapper works so well. One of the first things you hear on Black Thought’s new EP, Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane … Read moreSean C on the Making of Black Thought’s “Bomb Squad” Album ‘Streams…

Black Thought Announces ‘Streams of Thought, Vol. 3’ Release Date

The new Black Thought project had been postponed beforehand. Back in late July, Black Thought was set to release the third chapter in his Streams of Thought series. However, after the shocking death of former The Roots member Malik B., the project was indefinitely pushed back. On Tuesday, Thought announced that the project would finally … Read moreBlack Thought Announces ‘Streams of Thought, Vol. 3’ Release Date

Black Thought Drops a Verse on Liam Bailey’s “Champion” Remix

Black Thought joins the soulful English vocalist for a new track. On Tuesday, English singer-songwriter Liam Bailey dropped the remix for his single “Champion.” For the new version, the legendary Black Thought added a verse. Stream the track below. Bailey teased the collaboration on Instagram over the weekend. “I’m about to career highlight next week,” … Read moreBlack Thought Drops a Verse on Liam Bailey’s “Champion” Remix

The 10 Best Malik B Verses

As a way to honor the life of Malik B, we got frequent collaborator Mr. Green to break down the 10 best verses of the Philly legend’s career. In the early and mid-2010s, DJ and producer Mr. Green had a documentary series called Live from the Streets. In the series, Green would travel around the … Read moreThe 10 Best Malik B Verses

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