Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    The Roots: How I Got Over

    ‚ÄčThere may not be a track released the rest of the year that has an ounce of the substance and effortless polish of "Dear God 2.0" off of How I got Over -- the long-awaited new album from The Roots.The song employs a genius guest vocal from Jim James of My Morning Jacket and Monsters of Folk fame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    The Roots' Things Fall Apart: 10 Years Later

    10 years later and this album cover still gives me chillsToday marks an important day in the vibrant history of hip-hop music. 10 years ago, Philadelphia hip-hop pioneers The Roots released their breakthrough album, Things Fall Apart. Bolstered by the strength of the irresistible single "You Got Me, ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 2008
  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    J Dilla

    The Shining

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    Vision ?uest

    Six degrees of ?uestlove

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    The Roots

    The Tipping Point

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    The Roots

    Step into their realm

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    The Roots

    Phrenology (MCA)

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    An Ax to Find

    Rehearsal-room burglary leaves two bands short of at least $12,000 worth of equipment

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Cyde Two

    Influential hip-hop group the Pharcyde comes clean on its five years of silence, its pared-down lineup, and why its new record isn't its best

  • Music

    July 6, 2000


    Like Water for Chocolate

  • Music

    November 25, 1999
  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    Illadelphia Freedom

    The Roots threaten to make their big move with Things Fall Apart

  • Calendar

    May 7, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 7 - 13, 1998

  • Calendar

    March 28, 1996