Audio

You Need to Hear Meklit's Ethiopian Cover of The Roots' Classic "You Got Me"

First Listen: We premiere Ethiopian-born singer Meklit's cover of The Roots & Erykah Badu's timeless classic, "You Got Me,"

Ethiopian-born, San Francisco-based singer and songwriter Meklit’s cover of The Roots and Erykah Badu’s timeless classic “You Got Me” is her way of saying thanks to hip-hop.

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Events

Usher, The Roots, Future, Leon Bridges, Blood Orange, Jidenna, Ibeyi & More Playing Roots Picnic 2016

The 9th annual Roots Picnic returns to Philly this summer, watch Broad City's Ilana and Abbi introduce this year's amazing lineup.

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News

Black Thought's Favorite Fela Kuti Songs

The Roots MC Black Thought selects his favorite Fela Kuti songs in a new playlist for Fela.net

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