The Roots

Unfriendly Skies On Christmas Eve, Memphis Hustle guard Marquis Teague (seen above) and forward Trahson Burrell boarded a flight from Dallas to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Reportedly, passengers in first-class gave their blankets to the NBA players, who were sitting in couch. The Associated Press reports, “A black flight attendant accused them of theft and […]

The R&B songstress sang a jazzy version of "What About Us".

A few weeks after the Billboard Music Awards’ tribute to Prince, BET has proven that their tribute to the the Purple One will indeed be what fans have been clamoring for since the news that the icon died of an overdose in April. https://twitter.com/BET/status/740016801715736578 The network promises that there will be more performances added to the show, […]

After receiving backlash for their choice to include comedian Bill Cosby’s work in one of their inaugural exhibitions, the Smithsonian has decided to feature information about the sexual allegations made against Cosby as part of the exhibit.

Everybody and their mama has just about covered or parodied Adele’s hit single “Hello.” Last night on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Adele and The Roots sing her song “Hello” with classroom instruments. Check out the cute, funny video above.

The incredible Laurence Fisburne calls up “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” to chat about what it’s like working with his hilarious co-stars on the set of “Black-ish,” and he…

Jay Z, jammed at the Global Citizen Festival, Saturday for thousands in New York’s Central Park and encouraged the crown to help end world poverty. Jay Z headlined the fest on the Great Lawn, with Carrie Underwood, The Roots, Alicia Keys, Beyonce surprised the audience by performing with her husband. By, Mesfin Fekadu, Blackamericaweb.com Click […]

Common, father Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common’s Albums, had die. May he rest in peace, Lynn died at age 71 on Friday, Common said in an interview Monday in Los Angeles, He gave no further details. Lonnie Lynn struggled with drug addiction and with being […]

Mayor Michael Nutter, the mayor of Philadelphia is apologizing for the profanity used by Nicki Minaj and comedian Marlon Wayans during a family friendly july Fourth concert. Nutter said cursing hasn’t been a problem at the show in recent years. He says artist are supposed to adhere to network TV standards. By, EURWeb.com Click for […]

From Complex magazine, The Roots have released “Tomorrow,” a collaboration with Raheem DeVaughn. The band changes their formula with this uptempo piano ballad, as DeVaughn is the only vocalist to appear on the song. That’s right, there’s no rapping on this one. Compared to the previous single, “When The People Cheer,” “Tomorrow” is more optimistic, which is […]

Last night on Late Night w/Jimmy Fallon, the Muppets made an appearance and they sang the Sesame Street theme song together.  This is super cute and super fun!  Do yourself a favor and watch the video above for a guaranteed smile. Photo credit: NBC