Malik B., an early member of The Roots, has died at age 47 of undisclosed causes. Black Thought and Questlove released a statement about Malik’s passing and contribution to hip-hop.Malik Abdul Basit met Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter in the early ’90s. He joined The Roots andContinue Reading

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Michelle Obama will join The Roots for their 13th annual picnic which will be held online this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Obama is participating in the event to encourage voter registration. The former first lady’s nonprofit When We All Vote has partnered with the show. The virtualContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”R8z4zT9n_gE”]Black Thought gives an NPR Tiny Desk Concert at home. He performs three unreleased songs; “Thought vs Everybody,” “Yellow” and “Nature Of The Beast.” Black Thought explains the story behind each song and which producers he worked with on them.  A broadway musical inspired by the Harlem Renaissance writerContinue Reading

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