Nappy Roots Songs, Videos, & Albums

Nappy Roots ft. Jarren Benton - No Idea Artwork
Featuring: Jarren Benton
Song: No Idea
How did Funk Volume signee Jarren Benton end up on a record with Kentucky underground mainstays Nappy Roots? To be quite honest, I have No Idea. Regardless, we can all be glad that it did happen, because this new single is... More
Posted on Jun 17, 2014
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Nappy Roots ft. Johnny Spanish - Bigga Thomas Artwork
Featuring: Johnny Spanish
The group may be a little smaller, but the music is still as dope as before. Always introspective, but never corny, Nappy Roots continue to offer quality product. The Kentucky collective maintain their down south underground... More
Posted on Jul 03, 2012
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Featuring: Nappy Roots
It’s amazing how clueless guys can be when it comes to selecting the right mood music for different occasions. (No, Nelly’s Tip Drill is not appropriate for a candelight dinner.) Now if we were getting ready to get turnt... More
Posted on Apr 01, 2012
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At first blush, Pete Rose doesn’t seem like an obvious role model for a hip-hopper. But think about it: the man came up through hard work and dedication, made hits like a motherf*cker and he was willing to “bet it... More
Posted on Oct 09, 2011
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Nappy Roots ft. Samuel Christian - Hey Love Artwork
Nappy Roots just don’t know how to be anything but completely honest. Fresh off their openly candid, Booth-approved last single Congratulations, the Southern soaked quintet wear their hearts on their sleeves…I mean mics... More
Posted on Aug 15, 2011
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Tom P ft. Nappy Roots & Aleon Craft - Drunk Girls Artwork
Artist: Tom P
Featuring: Nappy Roots | Aleon Craft
Once a regular visitor, Tom P hasn’t been glimpsed in the Booth since October 2010, when he dropped entry #206 in our exclusive freestyle series (Though he did find time to rock the DJBooth.net Stage at July’s... More
Posted on Aug 08, 2011
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While many hip-hoppers have to guard themselves at all times against the corrupting effects of fame and fortune, the Nappy Roots seem to have humility and gratitude flowing through their veins; whether it’s due to the... More
Posted on Jul 13, 2011
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Nappy Roots ft. Rachael Washington - Nappy Holidays Artwork
I’ve got a confession to make, Booth readers: this year, for what I’m pretty sure is the first time, Christmas carols don’t make me want to deafen myself with knitting needles. Whether it’s the musical... More
Posted on Dec 07, 2010
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Aleon Craft to Join Forces With Sean Falyon, Vonnegutt and More at ATL’s Star Bar

Atlanta, Ga. -- "A Different World" emcee Aleon Craft has enlisted a bevy of Booth-approved artists for the latest stop in his Atlanta Stargazing Tour, a six-concert series held at various venues in his home city. Going down... More
Posted on Jul 26, 2010
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Featuring: Nappy Roots
Even if you’re from Alaska, I’m sure you’ve got a good taste of the South’s sounds in your music repertoire. However, there’s a major distinction between listening to the music and truly experiencing the region they... More
Posted on Jul 19, 2010
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Featuring: Nappy Roots
Fresh off the June 15, release of their hotly-anticipated fourth full-length, The Pursuit of Nappyness, Kentucky’s own Nappy Roots are back in the Booth to introduce us to an up-and-coming emcee and fellow Bluegrass... More
Posted on Jun 20, 2010
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Featuring: STS
The Nappy Roots have been on something of a a Booth hot streak lately – judging by the reader response to mixtape cut P.O.N. (off SMKA‘s The 808 Experiment (Vol. 2)) and recently-released lead single Ride, the... More
Posted on Feb 14, 2010
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Song: Ride
Featured back in mid-January, Booth-premiered mixtape inclusion P.O.N. (Pursuit of Nappiness) found the Nappy Roots in a motivational mode, waxing philosophical about the value of hard work and persistence. Now, the Southern... More
Posted on Feb 04, 2010
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As if previously-leaked cuts The Make Believer (w/ Tanya Morgan) and Deer Mama (w/ Yelawolf) weren’t enough to get listeners buzzing about SMKA and their forthcoming street album, the up-and-coming production duo has... More
Posted on Jan 17, 2010
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Those who follow the Nappy Roots’ know that the Kentucky natives started as an independent group during the late ‘90s, rising to fame on the strength of their storytelling abilities and their funky sound.  Fresh... More
Posted on Sep 07, 2009
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