The urban legend that many of hip-hop's prominent rappers are members of the Illuminati is parodied on the season premiere of FOX's animated series 'The Cleveland Show.' The episode, which airs on Oct. 21, stars Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, will.i.am and the Roots' drummer Questlove.
Hip-hop/pop dignitaries Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Questlove and will.i.am and will invade the small town of Stoolbend, Va., next fall on 'The Cleveland Show.' The group will appear on an episode titled 'Menace II Secret Society,' in which the five celebrities are supposedly part of the secretive "rap illuminati."
The national uproar over the Feb. 26 shooting death of Trayvon Martin has been dominating the headlines on news channels and social media for several weeks. The 17-year-old teen was shot and killed by neighborhood watch pat
The Roots' new LP 'Undun' is a stirring hip-hop opus as it narrates the story of a young man's fateful journey into a life of crime. Black Thought's descriptive storytelling and the group's comprehensive music holds the project effectively together. The Philadelphia band hopes to possibly expand the album's story line into different mediums.
Jennifer Lopez's medley of her hits 'Papi' and 'On the Floor' during Sunday's 2011 American Music Awards easily went down as one of the more entertaining performances of the night. It was also considered to be one of the more talked about performances as well on social outlets such as Twitter.
Aye, Matey! Philadelphia hip-hop band The Roots has partnered with Captain Morgan to record an anthem for the rum company's 'To Life, Love & Loot' campaign. The song features rapper Black Thought in rock star mode over a guitar-driven production.