July 6, 2010
The R&B princess takes a tumble while performing at the Essence Music Festival.
June 27, 2010
Chris Brown gives the Michael Jackson tribute we've all been waiting for since last year's BET Awards.
June 9, 2010
South African artists complain about top billing for American performers.
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March 2, 2010
To celebrate Women's History Month, The Root staff compiled our favorite empowerment anthems. Some tracks make us tap our feet, some make us pump our fists and others make us cry. But every song is worth hearing. Take a look ... and listen.
August 6, 2009
A snippet of a track off Whitney's forthcoming album...
by Tracie Fellers onJanuary 7, 2009
Is Alicia Keys a shameless Prince mimic, or a smooth criminal?
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The singer constantly pushes the envelope with the pictures she shares, but is it all a gimmick?
Joshua Hornsby's daughter Ja'Nae, who was 9 years old, was among seven people found dead on Monday.
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The Root DC
- Axel F, D.C.’s classic soul party, to return to the Howard Theatre
- Why I chose to attend a historically black college- as a white person
- Historically black colleges are seeing an increase in white students
- Doing away with food deserts in the District
- State of Equality and Justice in America: The Presumption of Guilt
- Chief Keef Threatens To ‘Slap The Sh*t’ Out Of Katy Perry
- Morgan Freeman Goes To Sleep During TV Interview [VIDEO]
- 12-Year-Old Girl Hangs Herself After Being Cyberbullied By Classmates
- Gunman Shoots Up Strip Club With AK-47 After DJ Refuses To Play Song
- No Surprise: Some GOP Foaming At Mouth For Obama Impeachment Amid ‘Scandals’