Jay-Z Admits He’s Still Haunted By ‘In My Lifetime, Vol. 1’ Album

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Jay-Z has said before that his sophomore effort In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 is one of his least favorite works. Despite eventually going platinum, sales-wise the album failed to perform, only selling 138,000 in its first week. While 138,000 first week might be good in 2022, in 1997 it was frowned upon, especially when other […]

Questlove’s “Summer Of Soul” Wins Top Prize at Critics Choice Doc Awards

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Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson takes home best doc at the Critics Choice Awards. Visit for more information Summer of Soul (…Or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised), is Questlove’s directorial debut. The winning documentary is a story of an all-but-forgotten festival that featured some of music’s biggest names. The “Questlove Jawn” followed the Harlem […]

Kanye West Performs Songs From “MBDTF” At Italian Wedding

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Kanye West revisits hits from “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” at Italian wedding. Visit for more information On Saturday, Kanye performed “Runaway” at the wedding of D’Estree founder Geraldine Guiotte and Tiffany & Co. executive vice president Alexander Arnault. According to TMZ, Ye performed “Runaway,” wearing all Balenciaga with a mask that completely covered […]

Best Animated Film Goes to ‘Soul’ Starring Jamie Foxx


Soul, Pixar’s Disney/Pixar’s first animated feature with a Black lead, took home the Oscar for Best Animated Film Sunday night. Visit for more information We want to highlight a detailed film review made by Aramide Tinubu, senior writer for industry trade Shadow and Act, who wrote in December, “Like previous films from the famed animated […]

Happy 50th Birthday To The Roots’ Questlove!

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Happy Born day to Ahmir Khalib Thompson better known as ?uestlove a.k.a Questlove! Born in 1971, he turns a half century today. The OG is originally known as the drummer for the legendary Hip Hop band The Roots, but he has many roles. Visit for more information On February 17, 2014, he became a part of […]

Public Enemy’s New Album ‘What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?’ Out September 25

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Public Enemy will release their latest album What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down? this Friday, September 25. The legendary group’s first release for Def Jam Recordings in over two decades features a powerful lineup of guests including Nas, YG, Rapsody, DJ Premier, Black Thought, Questlove, Cypress Hill, Run-DMC, Ice-T, PMD, George Clinton, Daddy-O, Jahi, The Impossebulls, Mark Jenkins, S1Ws […]

Urban Legends Drop Second Episode Of ‘Get Down, The Influence of James Brown’ Mini-Documentary

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Urban Legends, a division of UMe, Universal Music Group’s global catalog company, is continuing to spotlight one of the greatest artists of all-time, “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown, with the second installment of the animated mini-series Get Down, The Influence of James Brown. On September 14, 2020, James Brown’s official YouTube Channel will unveil Funky President, episode two of the new three-part series, following the […]

Black Thought Tributes Malik B. in Touching Message on Instagram

Black Thought Tributes Malik B. in Touching Message on Instagram

The Legendary Roots Crew is mourning the loss of their founding member Malik B. Co-founder Black Thought has hit Instagram to share with fans a picture of himself alongside Malik and Questlove before sharing a touching note. Visit for more information “We made a name and carved a lane together where there was none,” […]

Common and Questlove to Headline BRIC 42nd Annual Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

BRIC is hosting their 42nd annual Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival this month. The virtual event will take place July 25th and 26th at 8pm on Facebook, Instagram and BRIC’s TV channels. Visit for more information BRIC has tapped Common and Questlove to headline the annual event which will be hosted by Comedian Michelle Buteau. “We’re […]

Questlove to Star in Virtual Cooking Show on Food Network


You can now get cooking with Questlove and his famous friends. The world-renowned member of The Roots will hit Food Network for an hourlong special, which will bring him to the kitchen of celebrity friends as they share recipes. Visit for more information Page Six reports the show will be called Questlove’s Potluck and […]

Questlove and Black Thought Ink TV Deal with NBC


Amir “Questlove” Thompson and Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots have signed a first-look TV deal with NBC’s Universal TV. The three-year deal will allow for the Hip-Hop duo to develop scripted and unscripted series on multiple platforms. Visit for more information Questlove and Black Thought have had a relationship with NBC as […]