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Topic: Questlove

The Roots — undun

Playing Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show hasn’t pulled The Roots up from ... their roots.

Hip Hop/Rap

Matt Carney
You can — if you concentrate hard — faintly hear a baby bawling at the very beginning of The Roots’ new album, “undun.” That’s because the record follows a fictional life that isn’t so fictional.
Monday, December 5, 2011

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Less hip-hop, more history.


Matt Carney
One of those bywords of documentary filmmaking, a film’s objectivity often gets debated more vigorously than its merit or artistry.
Monday, January 30, 2012