by Nsenga Burton onDecember 14, 2010
Young director Tanya Hamilton has attracted major buzz for her new film, Night Catches Us. She talked to The Root about getting Kerry Washington, Anthony Mackie and the Roots involved in her project and what it's like being a black female director.
by Nsenga Burton onOctober 1, 2010
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon brings back the "hipster" and classic rap music.
by Nick Charles onSeptember 24, 2010
No worries if you couldn't make the concert. Thanks to Spike Lee, you can watch it. Right now.
by Erin E. Evans onSeptember 9, 2010
The R&B crooner talks with The Root about his new album with the Roots, Wake Up; the importance of a good education; and his anticipation for a Lauryn Hill return.
by Jozen Cummings onJanuary 14, 2010
Enough of the squabbling between Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien over who gets the late-night slot. We’ve got the real solution to NBC’s late-night woes: Whoo! Whoo! Whoo!
by John McWhorter onJanuary 5, 2009
Why The Roots make cool art, but lousy politics.
by Stephen A. Crockett Jr. onJanuary 5, 2009
A review of Estelle, Santogold and The Roots.
by Marcus Moore onDecember 10, 2008
A space before MySpace, a celebrity face before Facebook, for years, no one on the Internet did black alternative cool quite like okayplayer. But has the site become the digital equivalent to the old man at the club?
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