Tip caught up with us after the show and opened up about everything from the Irving Plaza incident with Troy Ave, to his role in the Roots remake and his new beautiful baby girl.
After this weekend's festival, the famous group made the major announcement that the Roots Picnic will be expanding to New York City.
Chicken George and his loved ones have finally gotten the freedom that Kunta Kinte fought for in Part 4 of Roots. Attitudes towards Black people are not much different across the sea in England. George is still a slave and is still not seen as a person. His master It took more than 20 years, […]
The West Coast rapper – best known for his debut album Doggystyle and for smoking weed in public – urged viewers not to support projects in which Black people are mistreated, courtesy of a profanity-laced Instagram video.
Giving up has never been in Kunta Kinte’s blood, and it seems his daughter has taken on his fighting spirit in Part 2 of Roots. It’s been 10 years since we last saw Kunta, and in that time he was always looking for a way to run away from his plantation. He may have been […]
The remake of Roots is giving us a richer look at Alex Haley’s family tree, and tonight was just the first chapter. Off top, the story seems a little fuller–more rounded out. This isn’t to say that the original Roots was somehow lacking, but Will Packer revealed to The Black Girl Nerds podcast that producers […]
Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]
Tip is the latest addition to the new cast of Roots. The reboot is currently filming in Louisiana and will premiere in 2016.
Continuing Jimmy Fallon‘s “Music Room” tradition, blue-eyed soul singer Robin Thicke joined the ‘Late Night’ host and house band, The Roots, for a classroom rendition…
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