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74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

Status Ain't Hood

On Kanye West’s Perfect “Pop Style” Verse

Nobody in the history of rap music has had a run like the one Kanye West has had. Kanye's had seven solo albums in 12…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2016 - 12:51 pm

More Black Thought stories

Black Thought – “Rest In Power” Video

Jay-Z is one of the executive producers of Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, a six-part documentary series that debuts on the Paramount Network…
James Rettig | July 24, 2018 - 2:20 pm

Black Thought Raps The Plot To The Jurassic Park Movies

Lately, the world has had plenty of chances to remember that the Roots' Black Thought is a god-level rapper. There was the incredible Funkmaster Flex
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2018 - 9:52 am

Stream Black Thought’s Solo Project Streams Of Thought Vol. 1

Black Thought has been a great rapper for many, many years. He's a founding member of the Roots, whose debut album Organix turns 25 this…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2018 - 8:50 am

Black Thought’s Funkmaster Flex Freestyle Is Incredible

Black Thought can do a lot of things. He's a key part of the greatest late-night house band in TV history. He's been singing a…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 3:23 pm

The Roots Executive Producing TV Show Based On Shea Serrano’s The Rap Yearbook

Shea Serrano's The Rap Yearbook is getting turned into a television series for AMC, per Variety. It'll be part of the channel's new AMC Visionaries
James Rettig | July 31, 2017 - 10:57 am

DANGERDOOM – “Mad Nice” (Feat. Black Thought & Vinny Price)

Back in 2005, Danger Mouse and MF Doom teamed up as DANGERDOOM for a collaborative full-length entitled The Mouse And The Mask, an Adult Swim-inspired…
Pranav Trewn | April 10, 2017 - 1:02 pm

Watch Daveed Diggs & Black Thought Rap About Voting On Fallon

Back in spring, when he was still waiting to win his Tony for Hamilton, clipping. rapper Daveed Diggs showed off his fast-rap skills on The
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2016 - 9:28 am

Living Colour – “Who Shot Ya (Andre Betts Remix)” (Feat. Chuck D, Black Though, Pharoahe Monch, Prodigal Sunn, & Kyle Mansa)

Here's something weird: Living Colour, the great late-'80s and early-'90s New York rock band, have recorded a cover of the Notorious B.I.G. classic "Who Shot…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2016 - 11:47 am

Watch The Roots’ Black Thought Rap His Game Of Thrones Recap On The Tonight Show

In the past few years, the TV-show recap has grown into an industry in itself, and Game Of Thrones remains the most recappable show in…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2016 - 9:28 am

Former Roots Bassist Sues Questlove & Black Thought

Former Roots bassist Leonard "Hub" Hubbard has filed a lawsuit against Questlove, Black Thought, and the band's manager, claiming that he was cut out of…
James Rettig | January 28, 2016 - 11:30 am

Status Ain't Hood

Chance The Rapper Is Doing Incredible Things

You see plenty of good performances at music festivals, but you don't see too many great ones. I've been going to these things for literal…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 12:12 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “Extradite” (Feat. Black Thought) & “Packages” (Feat. ManMan Savage)

Next month, the insanely gifted Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs will release the new album Shadow Of A Doubt. He only announced the album's existence…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 1:28 pm
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