24 04, 2018

Erykah Badu, Miguel, Jhene Aiko, NxWorries, & H.E.R. Set to Headline Smokin’ Grooves Fest

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Another festival is coming to town and this time it is combining all of our favorite R&B acts with a bit of hip-hop to add a little more sparkle to the summer. In its inaugural year, Smokin' Grooves Festival, presented by Goldenvoice, is set to take over the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California with a lineup to die for. Headlining [Read More]

5 04, 2018

Ledisi, Jussie Smollett, Keke Wyatt, Lloyd, More Added to 2018 Essence Festival

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The 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola announces its night-by-night performance schedule for the Festival’s concert series, taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The festival has just announced new additions to its all-star lineup. Fans will be able to groove to the sounds of Ledisi, Serani, SWV,  Jussie Smollett, KeKe Wyatt, Lady of Rage, YoYo, DJ Captain Charles, Damien Escobar, Ella Mai, Lloyd, Louis York, Pell, and Yanina. For [Read More]

24 07, 2017

Tracklisting Revealed For ‘Detroit’ Movie Soundtrack

By | 2017-07-24T11:22:34+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Motown Records has revealed the track listing for the forthcoming film "Detroit" which hits theaters on August 4th. The record features original architects of the immortal 'Motown Sound' as well as a new song from Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum hip-hop icons The Roots entitled "It Ain't Fair (feat. Bilal)."

26 06, 2016

Erykah Badu, Bilal, & The Roots Celebrate Prince During Part One Of Tribute at BET Awards

By | 2016-06-26T22:01:39+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Categories: Awards Shows, Live Performance, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Erykah Badu, Bilal, and The Roots kicked off the first of many Prince tributes at the 2016 BET Awards tonight (June 26th). Comedian Dave Chappelle introduced the performers; with The Roots as the musicians, Badu sang "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker" and Bilal sang "The Beautiful Ones," channeling the late Purple one to a T.

7 06, 2016

Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, The Roots, D’Angelo & More Slated For BET’s Prince Tribute

By | 2016-06-07T11:43:02+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Categories: Featured, News, R&B News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

After the less-than-stellar Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard Awards, BET shaded them with nine words in a twitter meme that promised to give Prince fans a better tribute: "Yeah, we saw that. Don't worry. We got you." Now we know more about what the network has planned...

26 11, 2012

The Roots Preps Thirteenth Studio Album ‘&TYSYC’ For Late 2013

By | 2012-11-26T23:07:00+00:00 November 26th, 2012|Categories: Rappersroom, Rappersroom News|Tags: |0 Comments

After delaying a planned summer 2012 release, it looks like legendary hip hop group The Roots will release their thirteenth studio album in late 2013.

23 09, 2008

Update: VH1 Hip Hop Honors Picks Up Queen Latifah, Busta Rhymes, The Roots and More

By | 2016-01-01T15:50:50+00:00 September 23rd, 2008|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

VH1's annual Hip Hop Honors has grown some more. Adding guests like Queen Latifah, Mack 10, The Roots, Flavor Flav, ...

2 06, 2008

On TV This Week: Ashanti, Dwele, Solange, Al Green, The Roots and More

By | 2016-01-01T04:53:45+00:00 June 2nd, 2008|Categories: Featured, News, R&B News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Kicking off Black Music Month, a few of today’s top R&B/Soul singers are slated to appear ...

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