The world shined a little less bright when the legendary Aretha Franklin passed away this week, and celebrities everywhere are mourning her death. One of them is Ariana Grande, who honoured the Queen of Soul with an emotional performance of her hit ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ with The Roots on The Tonight Show.Read More
The legendary Roots crew recently paid a visit to NPR’s Washington, D.C. headquarters and managed to fit themselves behind the Tiny Desk to deliver a short, but rather outstanding performance. We highly recommend checking this one out.Read More
This week marks the 25th anniversary of A Tribe Called Quest’s debut album, People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm.
And to celebrate? The trio asked ‘Can I Kick It?’ on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
This is a MUST WATCH.Read More
The Roots have announced a couple of headlining shows this week when they head down under at the end of the year!!
BEST. TOUR. ANNOUNCEMENT.
This will be the first time the hip hop/funk/soul crew has toured Australia since 2007, when they played the Blues and Roots Festival.
The Roots are scheduled to perform in Sydney and Melbourne only, so if you’re a fan, get your wallets ready.
Tickets on sale 8 October 2013.Read More
French graffiti artist André Saraiva takes MOCAtv to his studio at the Chateau Marmont, where he screenprints the playbills of his concept of ‘Dream Concerts’ before pasting them on city streets.
Based on his own musical tastes, Saraiva’s favourite artists/bands caters to everyone. From mainstream to hipsters to the classics, you have to admit that these are some pretty good line-ups and if it were real, I would happily fork out the cash to see any of these ‘concerts’.
André Saraiva’s next exhibition of ‘Dream Concerts’ will be held at Maison Kitsuné Tokyo from September 4th.Read More