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Black Thought announces second annual Roots Rock Run 5k in conjunction with the Roots Picnic

In conjunction with this year’s Roots Picnic on May 31st, Roots member Black Thought has announced his second annual Roots Rock Run 5k to take place that morning.  The community event will support GrassROOTS in its efforts to aid community health programs across the city.  For more information and to register for the 5k go … Continue reading

Chill Moody pays tribute to The Roots’ 1999 classic Things Fall Apart LP in new track

It’s been 15 years since The Roots released what is widely considered their breakthrough record Things Fall Apart. The album earned them two Grammy nomination, a top 40 hit (“You Got Me” featuring Erykah Badu and Eve), and platinum status. To honor the local legends’ milestone, Philly emcee Chill Moody packs quite the lyrical punch on … Continue reading

Retrace the roots of Kentucky art-rock band Slint in new documentary Breadcrumb Trail

When they emerged in the late ’80s as band of teenagers from the countryside, Slint made great music that managed to stay below the radar. Their debut album Tweez arrived in 1989, but their critically acclaimed masterpiece Spiderland came in 1991. A mix of art-rock and emo, the album didn’t stir major buzz upon release … Continue reading

Barry Gibb jams with The Roots

Bee Gee Barry Gibb has announced a limited six-city tour with a stop at the Wells Fargo Center on May 19th. The lead singer of the Bee Gees was on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last week, jamming with The Roots on “You Should Be Dancing.” Gibb’s a little rough around the vocal edges, but … Continue reading