Tag Archives: The Roots

Review: John Legend & The Roots Live

I’ve wanted to see The Roots live for years but I was slightly nervous before this started on Saturday night. After hearing their joint album, Wake Up!, I was scared that it would be a glorified John Legend show – … Continue reading

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Black Thought – “J. Period Live Mixtape (The Illadelph Edition)”

Black Thought shredding one classic beat after another. This doesn’t need to be sold. Black Thought ftw. The EP was recorded live on stage during their September 26th performance , and features 30 minutes of Live J.Period remixes while Black … Continue reading

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The Roots – “@ 15”

I sent this to my mate earlier and he said: “When an artist can tear up a track that consists of someone clapping, you know he’s talented”. He’s right. How is Roots frontman Black Thought not recognised as one of … Continue reading

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John Legend & The Roots – “Wake Up Everybody” ft Common and Melanie Fiona

Here’s the first song from the upcoming collaboration album between John Legend and The Roots called Wake Up! Both acts consistently make good music so this should be something to look forward to. Black Thought isn’t on this song but … Continue reading

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Art of the Music Video: The Roots – What They Do

How many times have you seen a video where a rapper strolls into the club (in slow motion of course) with insanely hot girls all over them? Or where they show off their stupidly big house and car collection for 4 … Continue reading

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The Roots – How I Got Over Preview

9 albums in and still as sick as ever. The legendary Roots crew stay winning. How I Got Over is out 22nd June. Listen to 90 seconds of every track HERE

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