Cherish The Day: Ava DuVernay, Xosha Roquemore and Alano Miller Discuss the Day that Changed Their Lives
In her hit song, “Cherish the Day,” Sade croons about “deep love” and how she won’t be caught “running” from it. Easier said (or sung) than done, right?
First Look: The Children Are Our Future In HBO's We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest
It’s Black History Month and The Root is here to give you the most adorable inspiration ever.
“I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don’t notice it,” Shug Avery famously says during a watershed moment in one of the best movies ever, which was adapted from one of the best books ever.
Diddy, to Grammys Academy: Y'all Are Shady to Rap and R&B. Mase, to Diddy: But Did You Hold Me Down, Though?
Wow, Diddy, I guess mo’ money really does come with mo’ problems. One of those problems just happens to be one of your fellow artists calling you out on your hypocrisy.
On Thursday, Curstis “50 Cent” Jackson received his much-deserved star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and to the surprise of those in attendance, he was joined by the visionaries who helped guide his career: producer extraordinaire Andre “Dr. Dre” Young and Shady Records co-founder Marshall “Eminem” Mathers.
In addition to settling into a dark theater to watch a bunch of independent films, Sundance Film Festival is a time to network at a bunch of exclusive dinners and parties. Since we’re about that black-ass life over here, I decided to make sure to poke my head into events dedicated to black folks.
Kelis Claims She Was 'Blatantly Tricked and Lied to' By The Neptunes, and Didn't Make Money From Her First Two Albums
Kelis is a force. Whether it’s through her music or her general aura, the 40-year-old artist has given me “badass” vibes from the very first time I saw her.
Georgia rapper Pastor Troy is still with us? Apparently the answer to this question is yes, as he has crawled out from whatever rock he was hiding under to make a homophobic Instagram slur referring to Lil Nas X’s outfit at the Grammys.
Imagine spending 10 years playing a character on a lily-white show that was a direct and complete appropriation of a black show already in production for a year when yours started, then pretending to know nothing about that show’s existence.
“La La Laaa, wait ‘til I get my biopic white,” Kanye West crooned to himself while washing himself (likely excluding his legs) with a milky soap bar in his ivory shower on the top floor of his monochromatic mansion.
Since Shutting Up Doesn’t Pay as Much as America’s Got Talent, Terry Crews Continues to Be Loud and Wrong
Best advice I’ve heard, as of late? “You should’ve just sat there and flexed your pecs” (h/t Thickey Smiley, via Twitter). Hopefully, Terry Crews heard it too, because the perpetual pec-flexer might’ve been better off sticking to his
guns regularly programmed shtick than continuing to weigh in on the self-created…