by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMay 1, 2012
The artist discusses how he balances life and music and why he refuses to judge Brian McKnight.
by Brandee Sanders onDecember 27, 2011
In today's link roundup: The Los Angeles County coroner's office reveals what killed the hip-hop legend. Plus: John Legend gets engaged.
by Aisha I. Jefferson onNovember 25, 2011
The Root talked to celebrities about Heavy D, Soul Train memories and more on the red carpet.
by Akoto Ofori-Atta onNovember 18, 2011
Will Smith, Diddy, Usher and more said goodbye at the rap pioneer's New York funeral Friday.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onNovember 14, 2011
In a statement sent to The Root, the family pays tribute to the rapper with "a heart of gold."
November 11, 2011
This week on the Confab: Join Associate Editor Lauren Williams as she chats with Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta and contributors Deron Snyder and Alvin Blanco about the college football scandal, the death of a rap legend and the Cain train.
by Lauren Williams onNovember 8, 2011
People magazine says the L.A. coroner confirmed that he died early Tuesday.
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