In 2008 the British singer suddenly lost her husband to a drug overdose. She's been on a creative tear ever since, releasing a CD last year and an EP this week. She talks to The Root about killing it in the kitchen, her new iPad and why she prefers Leeds to London.
The Root asked four African-American wine and beer experts what they'll be serving with their holiday meals. Take their cues and try a dry rosé, or maybe some pumpkin beer -- anything but another box of sangria!
On the heels of the release of "I Know I've Been Changed," his first all-gospel album since Hurricane Katrina, Aaron Neville chats with The Root about gospel music, New Orleans and his upcoming wedding.
The modern-dance dancer, choreographer and filmmaker talks to The Root about his five-part, multidisciplinary dance piece, How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere. Catch it while you can.