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Black Thought is the Best Emcee Alive, Period

For the past five months I've been grumpy and cold. That's all. Well, high sometimes too, but mainly grumpy and cold.  Every time I... Read More
Posted about 4 months ago by Lucas G.
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The Roots’ New Album Made Me A Better Music Fan

I promise this isn't a shameless plug, but did y'all check out Yoh's piece? With "Want Better Hip-Hop? Be a Better Fan" Yoh pointed the finger back at... Read More
Posted one year ago by Lucas G.
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Five Fall Albums To Check Out

Leaves are changing, the air is crisping, and jack-o-lanterns are being carved; fall is in full force! Fall may be defined by football, candy and... Read More
Posted one year ago by Lucas G.
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The DJBooth Presents: Dedication to the Roots Festival

Philadelphia, Penn. -- This July 4, the industry's premier live-band hip-hop acts, including local icons The Roots, will come together to rock the... Read More
Posted 3 years ago by richard
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Coverage: Platform-1 Presents Dare 2 Dream: The Roots Live [Exclusive]

All photos provided by Marc Perlish You can visit his portfolio here. Chicago, Ill. -- Last Saturday, our good friends at Platform-1 presented their... Read More
Posted 4 years ago by DJ Z
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Who Wants (More) Tickets to See The Roots Live in Chicago?

When it comes to live shows, there's The Roots, and then there's everyone else. Fresh off the release of their acclaimed new album Wake Up, the... Read More
Posted 4 years ago by Nathan S.
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Who Wants Tickets to See The Roots Live in Chicago?

When it comes to live shows, there's The Roots, and then there's everyone else. Fresh off the release of their acclaimed new album Wake Up, the... Read More
Posted 4 years ago by Nathan S.
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A Look Back at Pac Div & STS Rocking DJBooth’s S.O.B.‘s Stage (Video)

As DJBooth prepares to rock its next showcase at New York City's S.O.B.'s, we thought we'd take one last look at our previous stage burning session.... Read More
Posted 4 years ago by Nathan S.
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MGD’s Genuine Flow Concert Series Hits Chicago; Features The Roots & Cee-Lo [Exclusive Coverage]

Chicago, IL -- Last Thursday, DJBooth.net was invited to the Miller Genuine Draft “Genuine Flow” concert in Chicago. The event, which was held at... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by DJ Z
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The Roots, Erykah Badu Define ‘Live Show’ at Sold-Out Chicago Performance [Exclusive]

By Brian “Z” Zisook There is an elemental difference between a ‘concert’ and a ‘show.’ A concert is a rapper in a white t-shirt,... Read More
Posted 7 years ago by DJ Z