The Roots’ Questlove And Black Thought Are Teaming With Disney Junior For An Animated Short Series

Getty Image Questlove and Black Thought both keep themselves plenty busy outside of The Roots, and now the pair is teaming up for yet another new endeavor. This time, it’s Rise Up, Sing Out, a series of animated shorts they’re making with Disney Junior. The series, which is set to premiere later in 2021, will …

Questlove Explained Why He Helped A Baltimore Rapper Clear A Mariah Carey Sample

Getty Image Baltimore rapper YTK went viral on Saturday morning after he released his new single, “Let It Off,” which features a distinct sample of Mariah Carey’s 2005 track “Shake It Off.” After someone on Twitter reposted it with the caption, “Mariah Carey has 24 hours to respond,” Carey responded in a very light-hearted manner, …

Questlove Says He’s Quit The Roots While Recording Every Album But Two

Getty Image To most folks, Questlove is the heart and soul of The Roots — or at least the member most can be readily called upon to identify with any degree of accuracy (although, that doesn’t necessarily hold true all the time). However, according to Quest himself, there have been many times where that was …

Justin Bieber Joins Jimmy Fallon And The Roots For A Classroom Instruments Version Of ‘Peaches’

In March, Justin Bieber earned his seventh No. 1 single when the Justice single “Peaches” debuted on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The track is still doing quite well, as it is No. 3 on the Hot 100 that was revealed yesterday. Now he has put a new spin on the song by …