Hole, Steely Dan also issue statements.
Pioneering hip-hop/R&B festival returns for first time since 2002.
The mixture of rap and rock music is one with more than its share of disastrous results. That rap-rock is essentially a stand-in phrase for most nu-metal, or 311, would be enough to dissuade anyone from hybridizing the two genres. But while the execution is often poor, the idea itself isn’t necessarily a bad one. […]
The Roots have just announced the inaugural edition of The Roots Picnic NYC. The Picnic is usually held in the hip-hop group’s hometown of Philadelphia, but this year, they’re expanding into New York City, with a two day festival on October 1 and 2 in New York’s Bryant Park. The Roots Picnic NYC lineup includes […]
Last night at Brooklyn Bowl, during his weekly residency, The Roots’ Questlove paid tribute to the late musical legend Prince. Questlove’s DJ set consisted mostly of Prince songs, as well as a curious inside joke that should be familiar to those who know Quest’s history with Prince: He showed the Pixar film Finding Nemo. Earlier […]