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Review of The Roots ‘Undun’

Since their first release in 1993, The Roots have served as the model of consistency in not only hip-hop but music in general. The groups rare blend of wildly talented musicians and the deep, perseptive words of Tariq Trotter also known as Black Thought have made the group in any hip-hop head’s iTunes library. With […]

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?uestlove was Wrong — Kinda

Last week, The (Legendary) Roots crew, ?uestlove in particular, got into a bit of trouble for choosing to play Fishbone’s song, “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” as the walk-on music for Republican presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann during her appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Brother ?uestion was wrong.

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Wanna Be Startin Something: The Spirit of the Night

Here, on the pages of the Black Youth Project, us bloggers engage in a tradition of writing opinion pieces that may interest other Black youth. Often we comment on popular culture, racism (naturally), and politics; and most of the time we criticize heavilly, at least I do. Something feels incomplete, though, about the meditations I […]

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