Tag Archives: the roots

UNRELEASED BLACK THOUGHT

by max-o (pic by Wesley Verhoeve) Earlier this month, 2DOPEBOYZ.com uncovered some unreleased tracks from Black Thought’s shelved Master Piece Theatre album which was supposed to come out in 2001. Most of the songs ended up on The Roots’ Phrenology, but some of the tracks never saw the light. Thankfully there are some hip-hop blogs [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 40 (APR 5 – 11)

by bmac Pop Out Player As you can see, we’re test driving a new player for our 40th mixtape.  Over the last few weeks we’ve received numerous requests to implement some kind of playlist-style player on the site, so this is us saying “WE FEEL YOUR PAIN”.  We’ve always wanted to set one up, but [...]

THE ROOTS RESIDENCY AT HIGHLINE

by bob panza The Roots have been consistently wrecking shop at the Highline Ballroom while they showcase as the house band for Jimmy Fallon’s new late night show.  Five sold out shows so far and there’s no room left for their April 14th gig.  If you’re interested you’d better hop on the 29th date fast.  [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 22 (NOV 16 – 22)

by bmac Another QC reunion in NYC this weekend. Good times. So good, in fact, that we didn’t really post shit. Sigh. Our apologies to the readers who suffer from our hungover laziness. Anyway, this weeks mixtape is a little on the short side and has a lot more hip hop than usual. It’s freaking [...]

FALLON & THE ROOTS

by phil Philadelphia’s own, The Roots, have signed a long-term contract to become the house band when Jimmy Fallon takes over Conan O’Brien’s “Late Night” gig next year. A short video was posted online (but since removed) over the weekend and suggested the band would be “retiring from music” to support the new gig. Those [...]

QUIET COLOR @ ALL POINTS WEST

by eliza czander (photos by marc evan) Friday. Day 1 of the All Points West Music Festival at Liberty State Park, NJ. We found out the hard way that the path train, to the light rail, to the park…definitely not the most efficient way of getting there. We left at around 1PM, and after braving [...]

ALL POINTS WEST KICKS OFF TODAY

by eliza czander This year, Jersey City is giving New Yorkers something besides B&T’s with bad accents — The 2008 All Points West Music Festival. It starts today and ends on Sunday. This fabulous fest features acts like Metric,CSS, Chromeo, Duffy, Rogue Wave, and also hits big names with The Roots, Kings of Leon, Jack [...]