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The Roots Tap 9th Wonder & Salaam Remi for Upcoming ‘End Game’ Album

By DJ Z | Posted June 13, 2017
The Roots are still working on their 12th and final solo album, which will come out "when it comes out."

Questlove Remembers the Moment Kanye West Became the “New Leader” of Conscious Rap

By Andy James | Posted January 4, 2017
"In my mind, I was like, ‘now this youngster named Kanye West is going to take over the reigns.'"

Questlove Becoming Pandora Strategic Advisor is a Huge Win for Quality Hip-Hop

By Brent Bradley | Posted August 25, 2016
Could Questlove be the leg-up Pandora needs to compete, and a beacon for a credible representation of hip-hop?

The Roots Made $120K to Play Chicago Festival, Donnie Trumpet $15K

By Nathan S. | Posted July 11, 2016
$120K isn't too shabby for a day's work and gives Donnie and company something to shoot for.
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The Roots’ New Album Made Me A Better Music Fan

By Lucas G. | Posted June 5, 2014
I promise this isn't a shameless plug, but did y'all check out Yoh's piece? With "Want Better Hip-Hop? Be a Better Fan" Yoh pointed the finger back at...

Five Fall Albums To Check Out

By Lucas G. | Posted October 23, 2013
As Thanksgiving nears, prepare to stuff yourself full of these fall albums.

The DJBooth Presents: Dedication to the Roots Festival

By richard | Posted June 15, 2012
Booth faves Truck North, Black Alley and more to perform at Philadelphia's World Cafe!

Coverage: Platform-1 Presents Dare 2 Dream: The Roots Live [Exclusive]

By DJ Z | Posted December 10, 2010
All photos provided by Marc Perlish You can visit his portfolio here. Chicago, Ill. -- Last Saturday, our good friends at Platform-1 presented their...