the roots

Barack Obama and The Roots 'Slow Jam The News' on Jimmy Fallon

Barack Obama and The Roots ‘Slow Jam The News’ on Jimmy Fallon

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Obama jams with the The Roots on late-night TV.

The Roots Announce 'UNDUN' Album Release Date

The Roots – Sleep

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Off The Roots upcoming undun project dropping December 6th is a video for the joint “Sleep,” a nice laid back track.

The Roots Sign On For Von Jones's Rebuild The Dream Campaign

The Roots – Undun [BTS]

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

With the track “Make My” by The Roots ft. Big K.R.I.T. off the upcoming album UNDUN is a behind the scenes look at some work for the album.

?uestlove Talks New Roots Album, 'Undun', Features Big K.R.I.T., Phonte

?uestlove Talks New Roots Album, ‘Undun’, Features Big K.R.I.T., Phonte

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

The funky drummer gives a little info on the upcoming Roots LP.

The Roots Announce 'UNDUN' Album Release Date

The Roots Announce ‘UNDUN’ Album Release Date

Monday, October 10th, 2011

The previously-announced LP gets a drop date via Def Jam.

Rakim, ?uestlove, Black Thought & J.Period to Perform at POPPED! Music Festival in Philly

Rakim, ?uestlove, Black Thought, J.Period to Perform at POPPED! Music Festival in Philly

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

The four huge rap acts prepare to perform at the Philly event.

The Roots Working on 13th Album, 'Undun', For 2011 Release

The Roots Working on 13th Album, ‘Undun’, For 2011 Release

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Legendary Roots crew hits the studio to work on their next release.

The Roots Sign On For Von Jones's Rebuild The Dream Campaign

The Roots Sign On For Van Jones’s Rebuild The Dream Liberal Campaign

Friday, June 24th, 2011

The Philly crew helps kick off the left-wing campaign initiative.

A countdown of the top 10 underground hip hop albums for the year 2010. With appearances from more-mainstream artists such as Big Boi to unsung heroes like Homeboy Sandman and Diamond District's yU.

The 10 Best Underground Hip Hop Albums of 2010

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Our favorite hip hop albums for the year of 2010

Best Kept Fresh Vol 2010 represents the best hip hop tracks from 2010

Best Kept Fresh Vol 2010

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Our favorites from the whole year — this is a must-download