Nicki Minaj, The Roots Help Casio Launch New Tryx Camera In New York

Nicki Minaj took some time off from performing on Lil Wayne's "I Am Still Music" tour to celebrate the launch of Casio's new Tryx camera last Thursday (April 7) at Times Square in New York. Minaj along with the Roots are Casio's newest spokesmen for their latest Tryx line of cameras. The rapper arrived in a double-decker New York City tour bus, after riding through Times Square, while taking snapshots with her special camera...

Eminem Beat Out By Lady Antebellum, Only Nabs Two Grammys — The Roots Win Three

While everyone expected it to be Eminem's night at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday evening (February 13), since he led all acts with 10 nominations, the Detroit rap superstar was outdone at the hands of country trio Lady Antebellum, who took home five Grammys including Record of the Year. Still Eminem had quite a night, highlighting the evening with performance alongside Rihanna for their smash "Love The Way You Lie" ...

Album Charts: John Legend & The Roots Earn Top 10 Debut With Collabo Album

This week's Billboard 200 is ruled by rock bands -- the Zac Brown Band lands the top spot, while Maroon 5's third album comes in as the runner up and Linkin Park falls from no. 1 last week to no. 3 this week with A Thousand Suns. But, there's atill a little hip-hop and R&B in the top tier. Eminem slides from no. 3 to no. 6 this week with Recovery, still selling a respectable 66,000 to take his total to over 2.6 million sold...

The Roots: Dear God 2.0 (Music Video)

Just as their ninth studio album and third with Def Jam hits stores, The Roots unleash a brand new music video. This is the Jason Goldwatch-directed visual for the group's latest single, "Dear God 2.0" featuring rockers Monsters of Folk. How I Got Over includes guest appearances from Phonte, John Legend, Dice Raw, P.O.R.N., and Peedi Peedi. It's out now.