Evan Serpick of Entertainment Weekly spoke with Tariq ‘Black Thought’ Trotter of The Roots. He says of the group’s new album ‘Phrenology’: “I’m further along the line of mastering the craft of lyricism. Some beats are precious, some beats are like porcelain. I might write something and feel like I’m taking away from the value of the track by what I’m saying, so I need to step my sh** up so I’m saying something priceless.” The full story at ew.com has since been removed.
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