Tag Archives: The Roots

Hip-Hop’s Top Singles, Albums, Mix-Tapes & Moments of 2011

Gearing up for the end of 2011, all I have been hearing people say is, “2012 is going to be my year!” But plenty actually made a big splash in 2011 especially quite a few of Hip-Hop artists. Some artists … Continue reading

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Video: Stephen Colbert Mocks “Friday”

What’s a better way to end April Fools than with a stellar performance by a hilarious TV show host. On April 1, Jimmy Fallon presented his fans with a special performance that guaranteed viewers laugh, or at least chuckle.  The … Continue reading

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Meek Millz is Philly’s New Boss Thanks to XXL

Philly’s own Meek Millz has been grinding in the streets of the 215 for some years now, trying to get his chance at fame. Two years ago he was signed with T.I.’s Grand Hustle Entertainment, but then got locked up … Continue reading

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The Roots 4th Annual Picnic Lineup Annouced

For the past three years, The Roots have held a picnic to promote a new generation of music in their hometown of Philadelphia. This year, the picnic will be held on June 4th at Philadelphia’s Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing and … Continue reading

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Remembering Producer J. Dilla, Five Years Later

Five years ago on February 10th, Hip-Hop lost one of their greatest treasures, James “J. Dilla” Yancey. J. Dilla was one of hip-hop’s best producers in the mid 90′s thru the early 2000′s. His career started off slow but once it … Continue reading

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Jimmy Fallon Will Host 7th Annual Roots Jam Session

The Roots Jam Session has become an important pre-Grammy industry event, bringing together a variety of musical talent under one roof to entertain and educate.  This year, everyone’s favorite comedian, Jimmy Fallon, will host the February 12th event! The Roots … Continue reading

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