?uestlove Supporst Obama x Sound Session Interview (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9oFoYkyLho] Hillary takes some shots. [/yep, pun intended even if it doesn't work]. You have Rising Down yet? Also, ?uest sits down with DJ Hyphen on Sound Session (KUBE 93). Lots of great stuff here. From Rising Down to the Al Green & Marvin Gaye albums, Obama, Black Thougghts underated'ness. And you know the audio

The Roots, Styles P & David Banner on Sirius Radio (Video)

[dailymotion id=x5982q&v3] Styles P joined The Roots to perform the title track to Rising Down live on Sirius Radio. Shouts to Green Lantern! Also, the Best of Both Offices presented me with some video footage of David Banner during the same session. Backed by The Roots, Banner spits some lines about Sean Bell and other

Black Thought - Rap City Freestyle (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li6lZVjABgo] More goodness from the legendary Roots crew. Black Thought rippin the mic with ?uest on the tables. Rising Down in stores now!

The Roots on Green Latern's Hip Hop Nation Radio

I was going to make a post about The Roots regardless if I had anything new to add (I do, so it's a bonus) just to tell ya'll to cop Rising Down which is in stores today! The Roots had a pretty intense day yesterday. From a performance on Letterman with Wale and Chrisette Michele

The Roots - Criminal f. Saigon [Dirty/NoTags]

I've been bumpin the shit out this album for a week or so. It just doesn't get old. I said I wouldn't post any tracks until it leaked on the net, etc. Well, the inevitable happened. If you want more, look elsewhere because this is all I'm posting. This track right here ... is just

The Roots - Rising Down (Alternate Mix)

Being away from the computer for a day is brutal when you do what I do haha. Here's an alternative version of Rising Down that was recorded when the original almost got canned due to sample clearances. Shouts to my dude femi over at OKP! Also, the album just went on pre-sale. Cop that! DOWNLOAD:

The Roots - Rising Up f. Wale & Chrisette Michele

Now that Birthday Girl has been knocked off the US version of Rising Down (it's now a iTunes Bonus Track), The Roots need a new single. How about this incredibly dope cut featuring Wale (what up Amanda?) and the ever-so-talented Chrisette Michele? Yes please. Fans of Birthday Girl can still be hyped, as The Roots

The Roots - Rising Down Listening Party (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOE5ufclhlk] Footage of all that went down in Philly this past Tuesday for The Roots' Rising Down Listening Party. Courtesy of The Roots new blog.

The Roots - Rising Down f. Mos Def, Styles P & Dice Raw

The artwork for the upcoming Roots LP is above (check after the jump for a larger version). ?uest breaks down the meaning behind it over at OKP. Here is another new joint off the album, which drops April 29th on Def Jam. Featuring Mos Def (rapping), Styles P & Dice Raw [click for lyrics]. DOWNLOAD:

The Roots - Birthday Girl f. Patrick Stump

So I'm in the process of shutting down the PC and laptop when I get a random (yet inevitable) IM from my dude Mr. Ketchum with some even more random video. Which features clips of Fall Out Boy's lead singer, Patrick Stump. Who cares right? Well as I'm watching the video I hear a familiar

The Roots - Get Busy (Video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouT6rgxP8yE] Here is the second video off their upcoming album, Rising Down. Rik Coredero (do I even need to say his name anymore?) on the direction. And check below for a real mastered version of the .mp3. Enjoy! BONUS: The Roots - Get Busy f. Dice Raw, Peedi Crakk & DJ Jazzy Jeff [Real CDQ]

The Roots - Get Busy f. Dice Raw, Peedi Crakk & DJ Jazzy Jeff

No download link for now, sorry guys! Fresh new cut off Rising Down in stores April 29th and Shake is definitely coppin'. Be on the look out for the video on Friday. DOWNLOAD: The Roots - Get Busy f. Dice Raw, Peedi Crakk & DJ Jazzy Jeff [or stream]

The Roots - 75 Bars (Video)

[dailymotion id=x4jode&v3] Rik Cordero directs another dope video, go figure. This time for the Legendary Roots Crew. Nigga 75 Bars (Black's Reconstruction) is ridiculous and will be featured on The Roots upcoming album, Rising Down, in stores April 29th on Def Jam. The good folks over at OKP are even allowing a free download of