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  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Inside the Neon Soul of Shiro Dame

    Shiro Dame | Mill City Nights | Saturday, October 18"I feel like there's some weird, magical thing that happens when we're together," says vocalist Sarah White of her five-piece band Shiro Dame. "Once we start playing, we just fall into this really good pocket where we can make all different styles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Dessa, Tupac, the Roots, and the rap misogyny problem

    ‚ÄčThe mere announcement that Doomtree rapper/poet/writer Dessa is giving a lecture/performance at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum this evening has already stirred up a bunch of debate regarding her qualifications to give the talk. "Mic Lines: Art, Ethics, and their Contested Connections," is expected t ... More >>

  • Arts

    March 16, 2005

    Things Come Together

    What new DVDs by the Roots and Dolly Parton tell us about hip hop and country music's parallel lines

  • Music

    February 12, 2003

    Digging Deeper

    Excavating hip hop's history with the Roots

  • Music

    December 9, 1998
  • Music

    October 9, 1996