July 12, 2012
Upset over "sinful" violent and sexual lyrics in a Meek Mill track featuring Drake, the Rev. Jomo Johnson calls for a boycott and revokes Mill's "hood pass."
June 14, 2012
Really, guys? Bottle throwing in the club? Stick to music.
by Julie Walker onJanuary 30, 2012
Two movies win top prizes, and for the first time, an African-American woman is named best director.
November 9, 2011
The Root Recommends: The newest album by Canadian rapper Drake.
October 7, 2011
On the Jewish holiday, we look at blacks who have a close relationship with Judaism.
May 25, 2011
This Canadian artist's new album puts a unique spin on R&B.
April 6, 2011
Phony managers strike again, booking performances and leaving fans disappointed.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onFebruary 14, 2011
Jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding takes the trophy in an upset win.
July 22, 2010
If given the opportunity, the popular rapper wants to play President Obama.
May 26, 2010
On Loop 21, Marc Lamont Hill explains his Drake "hate."
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