Follow The Beat On Twitter:   Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Pretty girls like trap music, and so does The Tonight Show. Backed by The Roots, 2 Chainz rolled through with a live performance with Travi$ Scott to perform their single “4 am”. Tru!

Follow The Beat On Twitter: Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The Wu-Tang Clan is back with a new album and celebrated the release at ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’. Backed by The Roots, RZA, Ghostface and Cappadonna performed, “My Only One”. Capadonna even took things back to Wu-Tang Forever with “Maria”. Where’s Method Man […]

Lil Yachty solidified his love for The Simpsons quite literally with a Bart Simpson chain he had custom made complete with the rapper’s signature red lox. (see below) Last night Yachty made his debut on The Tonight Show where he performed a three-minute freestyle about the beloved Simpsons characters with the help of JImmy Fallon and The Roots. […]

The R&B songstress sang a jazzy version of "What About Us".

Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so it’s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Here’s 15 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, Jr. Related Articles Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke […]

Fans still believe we'll have a new Frank Ocean album by end of year, The Roots are back with new music & more

BET’s honored the late Prince during the BET Awards last night with numerous tribute performances. Check them out below: Stevie Wonder joined by Tori Kelly for their rendition of “Take Me With U”. Jennifer Hudson then followed with a captivating performance of “Purple Rain” Maxwell paid his respects to Prince with a cover of “Nothing Compares To […]

It was recently announced that Stevie Wonder will join BET's Prince tribute performance, along with Prince's former fiance and protegé Sheila E.

Every year, legendary band The Roots assembles an amazing music festival in Philly, chock-full of incredible artists and amazing performances! Watch the exclusive video above for more info…


Travis Scott‘s Rodeo single “Antidote” has gone platinum, this according to the 23-year-old rapper. He hit twitter with much appreciation: “ANTIDOTE CERTIFIED PLATINUM LOVE TO U ALL.” Congrats to Mr. Scott. [Complex] King Chip drops “Fat Raps 3” featuring Chuck Inglish, Earlly Mac, Curren$y, and Big Sean. Listen to the rappers spit bar after bar […]