The Roots (band)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 09: (L-R) Captain Kirk Douglas, Mark Kelley and Black Thought of The Roots backstage during the Samsung Galaxy Sound Stage at SXSW presents Band Of Horses and The Roots on March 9, 2013 in Austin, Texas.
Nas got in some interview and he made a comment about how wack it was for us to do the movie, ‘Bamboozled,’ with Spike Lee, and how you gon’ call yourself The Roots and Black Thought and you’re portraying a group called The Alabama Porch Monkeys
We are more excited than ever to play the DC Jazz Festival ... It's great when we can get together and really play music from our musical roots to an audience that can actually receive it! We are thrilled to be there.More quotes »
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City of Philadelphia to Give The Roots the Mural Treatment...
The City of Philadelphia is, rather smartly, paying artistic tribute to their best known group of musical sons — no, not the Dead Milkmen — and has commissioned a mural of The Roots, which will be unveiled later this month. Via Exclaim: Commissioned by t from The Daily Swarm Read more »
Borgata To Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Concert
Borgata is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer and to kick off the party, the casino is presenting a concert starring The Roots, Jill Scott, Slash and Aziz Ansari in the Event Center on Monday, July 1, 8pm. “It has been an incredible 10 years du from Atlantic City Central Read more »
TED Talks x Ex-Roots Bassist Owen Biddle
TED Talks–the famous live-streamed collection of innovative ideas in Technology, Enetertainment, Design recently featured Owen Biddle, former bassist of The Roots, in a unique presentation. Since his tenure with the Legendary Biddle has kept busy perform from okayplayer Read more »
The Roots Get Soulful At Hangout Music Festival
The Roots kept the hip-hop vibes going on the second day of the Hangout Music Festival. Black Thought, QuestLove and The Legendary Crew's band took over Gulf Shores, Alabama with their trademark hip-hop soul. Accompanied by keys, bass and even a tuba, th from MTV.com Read more »
Guide To The 2013 Roots Picnic
Now in its sixth year, is a one-of-a-kind, genre-bending festival that showcases the latest and greatest artists of today’s music scene. This year, Festival Pier on Delaware Avenue will once again host the annual picnic on June 1st. The 2013 picnic will from CBS Philly Read more »