Disney Junior connects with The Roots to teach kids about racism

Racism is a topic that can’t be ignored today and Disney is making an effort to educate its young viewers with an upcoming animated shorts series called “Rise Up, Sing Out.” The show is designed for children ages 2-7-years-old and their families. It will include music by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter […]

Questlove makes his directorial debut with ‘Summer of Soul’ film (video)

The Roots’ Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson premiered his new movie Summer of Soul (… Or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) during Sundance’s virtual screening this  pastweekend. The movie takes an in-depth look at the Harlem Cultural Festival which has been described as a pre-Coachella music gathering. The Harlem Cultural Festival, also referred to as […]

Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson lends his voice to the new Disney Pixar film ‘Soul’

In Disney Pixar’s new animated film Soul, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson lends his voice to the character of Curley, the former student of lead character Joe Gardner, a middle school band teacher, voiced by Oscar Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx. In his interview with rolling out, Questlove goes into detail about his role as Curley, and how […]