Jay-Z's mother, Gloria Carter, comes out as a lesbian on '4:44' track "Smile"

The revelation drew praise from GLADD president Sarah Kate Ellis.

Dave Chappelle Radio City Music Hall 2017: Dates, lineups and how to get tickets

Chappelle is returning to the famous New York City venue for a month-long residency.

Ranking the best 2017 music festivals after Coachella

A ranking of the rest of this year's festival spread, including FYF, Afropunk, Panorama, Outside Lands and Sasquatch!

Prince successors Bilal, King, Xavier Omär and ChestnuTT discuss the Purple One's legacy

Four of Prince's successors discuss his legacy.

The Roots Picnic 2017 lineup, ticket information, date and more

Pharrell and the Roots, Lil Wayne, Solange and others will headline this year.

Trump Inauguration 2017: Chrisette Michele may fill the void left by Jennifer Holliday

Questlove has already offered to pay her to not perform.

'The Hamilton Mixtape' 2016: Track list, download, streaming options and more

Alicia Keys, John Legend and Wiz Khalifa are some of the figures you'll hear on 'The Hamilton Mixtape.'

Lin-Manuel Miranda unveils 'Hamilton Mixtape' track list, featuring Nas, Sia, Alicia Keys

Prepare for the revolution when the tape drops on Dec. 2.

Will Smith Performs an Impromptu "Summertime" on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

The Fresh Prince still reigns over summertime.

Bilal Gave an Epic Tribute to Prince at the BET Awards — The World Should Know His Name

All those who didn't know Bilal before, now understand he is the truth.
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Questlove Pays Tribute to Father Lee Andrews After Legendary Doo-Wop Singer's Death

Rest in peace, Lee Andrews.

Childish Gambino’s New Song "Waiting for My Moment:" Lyrics, Download and How to Stream

The single is off the soundtrack for the upcoming film 'Creed.'

Geraldo Rivera's Latest Comments on Hip-Hop Are Mind-Bogglingly Offensive

Apparently hip-hop perpetuates racism more than racism.

Chance the Rapper Is About to Become the Biggest Rapper of 2015

And he hasn't even released an album.

Watch Jimmy Fallon, One Direction, Usher and Other Pop Stars Rock "We Are the Champions"

Christina Aguilera, Carrie Underwood, Ariana Grande, Blake Shelton — the list goes on.

Donald Glover Is Leading a Hip-Hop Revolution. This Performance Is Exactly Why

It isn't just about his amazing lyrics.

The Roots Are Taking Our Failing Music Education System Into Their Own Hands

Questlove knows musical education is an incredible way to develop young minds.

How One Hilarious Meme Is Taking Down the Very Worst of Hip-Hop Lyrics

This music is supposed to be about truth and poetry.

Hip-Hop May Have Failed Questlove, but It Saved Me

I grew up a black kid in a white suburb, and I needed hip-hop.

This Is One of the Most Important Rappers in Hip-Hop, but He's Never Released an Album

But all that could change after his bold statement to the world.

Check Out Jimmy Fallon's Insane Barbershop Quartet Cover of "Ignition (Remix)"

"Now usually I don't do this, but, um ..."
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Roots' Singer Dice Raw Rages to PolicyMic About the "Overdone, Gangster" Narrative Of Black America

In an interview with PolicyMic, The Roots singer Dice Raw discusses his new album, the plight of black youth, and why he just can't stay mad at President Obama.

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots's "Blurred Lines" Cover Still Sucks

Robin Thicke's smash single got remixed for late-night. It still sounds pretty bad.

8 Rappers Who Aren't Too Cool For Video Games

Black Thought recently rapped about Super Mario Bros. on Jimmy Fallon's show, and he's far from the first emcee to incorporate video games into his life.

7 Crazy Old Videos of Famous Rappers Freestyling

Check out these famous rappers freestyling and proving why they get paid to do what they do, while the rest of us don't. Crazy content from back in the day: enter if you dare.

Grammy Predictions 2013: fun. Will Win Big

fun. fun. fun. fun. fun. fun. and Frank Ocean. Frank Ocean will win too.