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EBONY Throwback: Behind the Scenes with The Roots’ October 2015 Cover Shoot [VIDEO]

EBONY Throwback! This July, we are revisiting some of our favorite covers of the past decade!

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Questlove & Michelle Obama Team Up for ‘Becoming’ Soundtrack

The Roots’ drummer Questlove put together a soundtrack to accompany Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming. The Michelle…

SXSW Cancels The Roots Concert Following Bomb Threat

Philadelphia collective The Roots had no choice but to cancel their appearance at this year’s…

‘Black-ish’ the Musical: The Roots School Viewers in Animated Clip About Juneteeth

Black-ish returned Tuesday night with the script on fleek and the actors on woke. For…

The Roots Crew Partner with Amazon for Children Series

When you think universal sound, The Roots Crew should automatically pop in your head. The…

#ShareBlackJoy: Meadows Festival and More Music Fun

Not one, but two blockbuster music events, Roots Festival and the Meadows Festival, brought smiles…

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Fans Revel in The Roots Picnic’s Music Diversity

What started out as a humble, if somewhat ambitious, undertaking by The Roots in 2008…

Andra Day Sings Back to the Future [INTERVIEW]

Who is Andra Day? Some might say “the Black Amy Winehouse,” or “the next Eartha…

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[Editor’s Letter] The Thing About #BlackMaleBrilliance

I have exactly one celebrity friend. Don’t get me wrong; after covering stars of some…

[BLACK POP DAILY] Miles Davis Biopic Closes NY Film Festival

Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Biopic Finally Gets Premiere Date Don Cheadle’s long-gestating biopic on late…