The Roots

Founding Member of The Roots Malik B. Has Passed Away

On July 29 The Roots took to Twitter to announce the death of one of the founding members of the group, Malik Abdul Baset. Baset has passed at age 47.
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The Roots and Michelle Obama Team Up to Make 'Roots Picnic' Virtual

The Roots have partnered with Mrs. Obama’s “When We All Vote” registration initiative, in order to engage young voters on the importance of exercising political freedom during the live streaming music festival.
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The Roots Now Have Their Own Street in Philadelphia

The Roots are being honored in their hometown of Philadelphia, with a stretch of street being named after the Hip Hop group. The sign comes earlier than expected for the band that got their start in the City of Brotherly Love.
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Black Thought of the Roots and Method Man of the Wu-Tang Clan

FREESTYLE BATTLE: Black Thought vs. Method Man

Two of the greatest MCs of our time go head-to-head on one beat... and we all win! Listen and then vote on whose verse was hotter, Black Thought or Method Man.
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WATCH: Khalid Ready for Breakout Stardom

Rising young star Khalid is quickly becoming a household name thanks to his debut single, "Location." With some help from The Roots, the 19-year-old made his television performance debut on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" with stripped down version of his breakout hit. He sat down with...
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