We complain about the stuff we see on the internet, a lot, and often, rightly so, but it’s moments like this, especially for us hip-hop heads, that really make us sit back and thank the internet for an opportunity like this to be shared to the world. Join Our BoomPhilly Club: A few weeks ago, Common […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMPzuRWoNgE&feature=youtu.be 808 is a new documentary chronicling the “heart of the beat that changed music.” The forthcoming film, which tells the story of the Roland TR-808 drum machine, features a slew of influential artists who were influenced by the 808. From Highsnobiety: “Directed by Alex Dunn, the documentary has been making waves around the independent film circuit […]
Okayplayer and Everytown for Gun Safety have launched a photo campaign featuring artists in solidarity with the anti-gun violence movement.
By now you’ve probably seen social media going crazy over Rich Homie Quan’s performance last night at VH1’s Hip Hop Honors show. From memes to slander in his comments, RHQ has received negative responses on just about every social media platform there is. The legendary Questlove posted on Instagram his thoughts on the situation. In a detailed […]
After this weekend's festival, the famous group made the major announcement that the Roots Picnic will be expanding to New York City.
Questlove will be providing the musical score for the upcoming thriller/romantic drama “Vincent N Roxxy”. Directed by Gary Michael Schultz, “Vincent n Roxxy” follows a “small town loner” played by Emile Hisrch, who runs away with a punk rocker, played by the lovely Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet. Rapper Kid […]
Condolences to one of hip-hop’s great musicians, Roots drummer, author and composer Questlove‘s father Lee Andrews, lead singer of the doo-wop group Lee Andrews & the Hearts, has passed away. Questlove has always been proud of his father’s musical influence. Yesterday he drafted an open letter to his dad, thanking him for life lessons and […]
It goes without saying, if Prince asks you to throw a party for him, you better say yes -- just play the right music.
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