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The Roots Sued By Former Band Member

Bassist Leonard Hubbard is suing his former bandmates and their current manager, claiming he was forced to leave the group after he was diagnosed with blood cancer multiple myeloma in 2007....

Black Thought Working With Tv On The Radio And My Morning Jacket Stars For Solo Album

The Roots rap icon Black Thought is teaming up with stars from Tv On The Radio and My Morning Jacket to work on a new solo blues album.The acclaimed Mc, real name Tariq Trotter, has...

Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chilli Peppers And Guns N Roses Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Stars of the entertainment world assembled in Cleveland, Ohio to see the latest inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, now in its 27th edition. USA Today led the reporting on the five-and-a-half-hour...

The Roots Affiliates Busted For Pot Possession

Members of The Roots rapper Black Thought's side project have been arrested for drug possession.Hip-hop stars DICe Raw and Truck North, members of Black Thought's Money Making Jam Boys, were apprehended by police in New...

Mann Had Rapper Black Thought As Acting Partner

Actress LESLIE MANN has an unlikely connection to THE ROOTS rapper BLACK THOUGHT - they once trained as acting partners.The funnywoman took a break from her movie career to raise her two young daughters Maude,...

Black Thought Turns Actor

THE ROOTS frontman BLACK THOUGHT will make his acting debut in forthcoming movie EXPLICIT ILLS. The rapper, real name Tariq Trotter, will join a cast led by Rosario Dawson for the independent drama, about characters in...

Stars Join Spike Lee's Malcolm X Tribute

LUDACRIS, TALIB KWELI and the ROOTS' ?UESTLOVE and BLACK THOUGHT are among the stars set to join SPIKE LEE in commemorating the 40th anniversary of the death of MALCOLM X. The event, which will...

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