The Roots
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Media // 3 Articles
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The Best Albums of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 7:10 AM

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.

The 70 Best Albums of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.


The Roots: ...and Then You Shoot Your Cousin
19 Jun 2014 // 8:03 PM

It may surprise someone who has never listened to the Roots before, but for anyone else this will be slightly troubling.

Okayplayer Holiday Jam: 9 December 2013 - Brooklyn Bowl, NY (Photos)
16 Dec 2013 // 2:00 AM

Going into their 15th year, Okayplayer celebrated the milestone with lots of great music at its annual star-studded affair led by the Roots.


The Roots and Friends Close Out Summerstage with a Block Party
15 Oct 2015 // 7:30 AM

The Legendary Roots Crew were the final act at Summerstage this year and they brought the house down with help from friends including Cee-Lo Green and Salt-N-Pepa.

The Roots: New York - 7 August 2014 (Photos)
25 Aug 2014 // 2:00 AM

To celebrate the launch of their new Times Square location, Guitar Center invited the Roots to headline the party.


Global Citzen Brings Attention to Extreme Poverty with Festival in September
9 Jul 2014 // 6:47 AM

Learn about social causes and take political action online to earn a chance to attend the Global Citizen Festival with Jay-Z, Tiƫsto and more.

Singer Macy Gray, Saxophonist David Murray Grow Collaboration from the Roots
17 Jun 2013 // 4:07 AM

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — It might seem like an odd pairing — Grammy-winning R&B-and-dance singer Macy Gray and Grammy-winning saxophonist David Murray. It was a match made

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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