Roots

The Roots were scheduled to perform at the SXSW Festival yesterday (March 17). However, the show was canceled due to a bomb threat, according to various reports.  https://twitter.com/SXSWHIPHOP/status/975033366692196352 “Due to a security concern, we have made the difficult decision to cancel tonight’s Bud Light x The Roots SXSW Jam,” show sponsor Bud Light/Anheuser-Busch said in […]

You probably know actor Mekhi Phifer from his past roles in Soul Food, the medical drama ER, 8 Mile, Spike Lee‘s Clockers, or one of the other tons of shows and movies he’s been in. He talks to Headkrack about his new CWTV show, Frequency, based off of the 2000 film of the same name. […]

Bernice Jenkins has an announcement for all the black republicans. The church is showing an important free screen of some informative content, specifically for them. Listen to the audio player to hear more details in these Church Announcements! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Get the latest announcements from Bernice Jenkins here and listen LIVE weekdays from 6-10 a.m. EST to “The […]

With the premiere of the new reboot of “Roots” happening this week, Snoop Dogg took to the interwebs to air his grievances about the whole affair. He said that he is tired of the constant portrayal of black people as slaves in film and television, and called for new stories to be told about advancements and […]

T.I. chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about all of the aspects of his multi-fasceted career as a performer. Headkrack mentions the1933 movie “Six Degrees of Separation,” to T.I.,  and he asks him if he would ever accept a role playing a gay man in a film or television series (just as Will Smith played a man in […]

Snoop Dogg is tired of seeing slave movies, and believes Black people should boycott the 2016 remake of “Roots.” See exactly what Snoop said in the video below and vote in our poll.

T.I. chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about why he thinks the remake of the 1977 miniseries, “Roots,” is a necessary thing for today’s generation to watch. He explains how sometimes we can become spoiled by our privileges, or “lost in luxuries” and completely forget the struggle and survival stories from which we come. Sign […]

In 1976 author Alex Haley, who also wrote The Autobiography of Malcolm X released his book Roots, partially based on his journey to discover his…

Jeff Johnson explains why criticism of a new version of the history-making series “Roots” is  unfounded. He says it’s a good thing that “Roots” is reemerging in today’s black media. Click on the audio player to hear more details in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know.  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Click here for more 3 Things You Should Know from Jeff […]

Tip is the latest addition to the new cast of Roots. The reboot is currently filming in Louisiana and will premiere in 2016.