Subject:

The Roots (Musical Group)

  • Music

    February 12, 2009

    Musicians on Twitter

    Is the "microblog" Internet phenomenon the next leap forward or just a tweeting waste of time?

  • Music

    December 25, 2008
  • Music

    June 12, 2008

    The Roots Will Not Apologize

    ?uestlove and company: Those who don't like our angriest album can step right off

  • Music

    May 29, 2008
  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Stevie Wonder

    An Icon returns to the stage after 14 years

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Redman

    Red Gone Wild

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Weapons of Mass Construction

    The Coup takes political rap to the next level

  • Film

    March 2, 2006

    Get Down with Dave

    Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Damian Marley

    Welcome to Jamrock

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2005
  • Music

    June 2, 2005

    The Roots, with Floetry

    Wednesday, June 8, at HUSH, 15625 Katy Freeway, 713-330-HUSH.

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Hot Shows

    Summertime concerts that will leave you sweating

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Mellow, Chilled-Out Fellow

    The wonder that is Devin the Dude

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    This Week's Houston International Festival Highlights

    Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24, downtown in an area bounded by Dallas, Rusk and Louisiana streets and Sam Houston Park. For information, call 713-654-8808.

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    Cope With This

    Finally, someone figures out how to craft an interesting rock/hip-hop blend

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming, and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Fresh Produce

    With underground hip-hop or mass-appeal club records, RJD2 is a stickler for details

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    Boxing the Rock

    Six of the year's best multi-disc sets (and one of the worst)

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Adios, KLOL

    For the first time in Houston, Clear Channel makes a refreshing change

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Feelings, Nothing But Feelings

    The New York Times misses the point in its attack on "rockism"

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Björk

    Medúlla (Elektra)

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    How Long, Oh, Lord, How Long

    Another outpost of crap plops onto the Houston dial, as this open letter reveals

  • Music

    September 16, 2004
  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    Faithless

    No Roots (Arista)

  • Music

    June 3, 2004
  • Music

    May 13, 2004
  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Mouse Rap

    Okayplayer -- the Roots' home on the Net -- is more than just a Web site. For some hip-hop heads, it's a way of life.

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Joss Stone

    Sunday, April 25

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Murs

    Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition (Def Jux)

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2004
  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Family Feud

    Hip-hop turns 25, and the battle lines are drawn

  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    Unfair and Unbalanced

    Ludacris rankles the white pride of the National Alliance and Bill O'Reilly

  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    Drat!

    Racket proposes a rock radio revolution. Clear Channel beats him to the punch.

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Cody ChesnuTT

    Wednesday, November 19

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Joss Stone

    The Soul Sessions (S-Curve)

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Master Blaster

    Cody ChesnuTT sees rock and roll, and he wants to repaint it black

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    Black Gold

    A gusher lay beneath the surface, but you had to drill deep

  • Music

    November 7, 2002
  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Lazy Arrow

    Blackalicious takes its sweet time moving from underground to overground

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    Tyrannosaurus Raps

    Jurassic 5 will help you remember hip-hop the way it oughta be

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Unmasked At Last

    After a half-century of effort, local African-American artists are emerging to the forefront of the arts, both in Houston and nationally

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Great Scott

    The Philly R&B neo-soulstress defies simple definitions

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    Club Waxx Wanes...

    ...Only to wax again in a new locale

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Playbill

    Sepultura

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    No Pimps Allowed

    Common and Black Eyed Peas dare to raise the artistic standards of hip-hop

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    He Be Jammin'

    Soulfly's Max Cavalera draws inspiration from a most unlikely source: Bob Marley

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Sophomore Flops

    Record companies to artists: "What have you done for me lately?"

  • Music

    November 11, 1999
  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Original Style

    The Roots makes rap come alive live

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