The Roots Songs, Videos, & Albums


The Roots ft. Greg Porn - When The People Cheer Artwork

The Roots ft. Greg Porn - When The People Cheer [Stream]

The Roots’ last solo album, 2011’s undun, chronicled the rise and dramatic downfall of a middleman in the drug trade. On the forthcoming follow-up, the Philly representatives will shift focus to tackle the... Read More

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Red Bull BC One Presents: B-Boy Ronnie Abaldonado Playlist Image

Red Bull BC One Presents: B-Boy Ronnie Abaldonado [Playlist]

In this new era, most people forget that B-Boying is one of the original elements of hip-hop and played an essential part in helping the genre become a mainstay in global culture. So to help get you hyped for the upcoming Red... Read More

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Five Fall Albums To Check Out [Feature ]

Leaves are changing, the air is crisping, and jack-o-lanterns are being carved; fall is in full force! Fall may be defined by football, candy and eating pumpkin pie until your pants don’t fit, but lets not forget that there... Read More

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The DJBooth Presents: Dedication to the Roots Festival [Feature ]

Philadelphia, Penn. -- This July 4, the industry's premier live-band hip-hop acts, including local icons The Roots, will come together to rock the stage as part of the Philly 4th of July Jam. Inspired by that event, The... Read More

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The Roots - Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around [Video]

On February 14, the soundtrack to the film Soundtrack to a Revolution will be released. It features contemporary artists singing traditional Civil Rights-era freedom songs. The Roots perform Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me... Read More

The Roots - undun Cover

The Roots - undun [Album]

Over the course of two decades and 14 albums (more or less), The Roots have simultaneously become the most hip-hop group in hip-hop, and the least hip-hop group in hip-hop. While the legendary Philly crew began as the... Read Full Review

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The Roots ft. Phonte & Dice Raw - One Time Artwork

The Roots ft. Phonte & Dice Raw - One Time [Stream]

The Roots’ 13th full-length may be an epic concept album following the rise and fall of a youth in the ‘hood, but the ambitious nature of the project hasn’t distracted the crew from their career-long mission... Read More

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The Roots - Make My [Video]

The Roots deliver a teaser video to their Big K.R.I.T. backed single, Make My. For more from the Philly crew be sure to check out their upcoming album undun (more info below), dropping December 6. “undun is an... Read More

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The Roots ft. Big K.R.I.T. & Dice Raw - Make My Artwork

The Roots ft. Big K.R.I.T. & Dice Raw - Make My [Stream]

Can I belatedly put “Hear a Roots and Big K.R.I.T. collaboration” on my bucket list just so I can cross it off? Frankly the thought of the legendary Philly crew and the Meridian, Miss. representer working together... Read More

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Coverage: Platform-1 Presents Dare 2 Dream: The Roots Live [Exclusive] [Feature ]

All photos provided by Marc Perlish You can visit his portfolio here. Chicago, Ill. -- Last Saturday, our good friends at Platform-1 presented their annual Dare 2 Dream benefit concert at the Chicago House of Blues,... Read More

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Who Wants (More) Tickets to See The Roots Live in Chicago? [Feature ]

When it comes to live shows, there's The Roots, and then there's everyone else. Fresh off the release of their acclaimed new album Wake Up, the legendary Philly crew is teaming up with Platform One Entertainment for Dare 2... Read More