Tag Archives: the roots

  • THE (01-20-15) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Jan 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

      *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE The difference between a successful person and […]

  • John Legend: ‘Wake Up, Stand Up and Demand Change’ For Racial Equality

    Dec 20, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Fresh off of providing free food to those protesting the deaths of  Michael Brown and Eric Garner, John Legend is continuing to stay active with a demand for racial equality. The Grammy-winning singer weighed in on the situation by writing an op-ed for Billboard. In the piece, Legend touches on the effects of structural racism […]

  • Questlove Defends Iggy Azalea; Calls ‘Fancy’ Song of the Summer

    Jul 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Questlove is not just calling Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” the song of the summer. He’s also dismissing the controversy surrounding the Australian-born rapper’s overnight fame, her adopted American accent, and her potty mouth. Speaking to Time, Questlove says: “I’m caught in between. And I defend it. I see false Instagram posts like, ‘She said the N-word! […]

  • Philly Mayor Apologizes for Nicki Minaj, Marlon Wayans’ July 4th Profanity

    Jul 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *The mayor of Philadelphia is apologizing for the profanity used by rapper Nicki Minaj and comedian Marlon Wayans during a family-friendly July Fourth concert. Mayor Michael Nutter said Monday that cursing hasn’t been problem at the show in recent years. He says performers are supposed to adhere to network TV standards. The free outdoor concert, […]

  • Essence Festival Breaks Attendance Record With 20th Anniversary Celebration

    Jul 10, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Without question, this year’s Essence Festival was a success. New Orleans city officials and organizers of the event, which marked its 20th anniversary at the city’s convention and superdome, revealed the festival attracted more than 550,000 attendees as it set a record for its annual attendance. The turnout bested the attendance at the 2013 event, […]

  • Jay Z to Headline Global Citizen Festival in Central Park

    Jul 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *On September 27, Jay-Z will headline a diverse lineup of artists at the third annual Global Citizen Festival, held on the Great Lawn in New York’s Central Park. No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, fun., Tiësto, and The Roots are on the bill. Now in its third year, the Global Citizen Festival is an outdoor concert whose […]