The Roots Songs, Videos, & Albums


The Roots ft. Patty Crash - Never Artwork

The Roots ft. Patty Crash - Never [Stream]

As countless reviewers have noted, The Roots’ latest full-length is a heady concept piece that bears little resemblance to your typical hip-hop album. Be that as it may, the project does feature a number of tracks... Read More

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The Roots’ New Album Made Me A Better Music Fan [Feature ]

I promise this isn't a shameless plug, but did y'all check out Yoh's piece? With "Want Better Hip-Hop? Be a Better Fan" Yoh pointed the finger back at us, challenging both you and me to be better hip-hop fans. He left us with... Read More

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The Roots - ...and then you shoot your cousin [Album]

It's been three long years since The Roots dazzled critics and listeners alike with undun, a concept album chronicling the rise and fall of a young hustler. With the follow-up, ...and then you shoot your cousin, the Philly... Read More

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The Roots ft. Dice Raw & Greg Porn - Understand Artwork

The Roots ft. Dice Raw & Greg Porn - Understand [Stream]

With their eleventh studio album, the enigmatically titled ...and then you shoot your cousin, set to drop next week, the legendary Roots crew roll through with their new stop motion video for Understand. Also featuring rhymes... Read More

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The Roots ft. Raheem Devaughn - Tomorrow Artwork

The Roots ft. Raheem Devaughn - Tomorrow [Stream]

It’s easy to get lost in the comfort of our current situation, thus leading to the roots of greed. Instead, the legendary Roots are here with Raheem DeVaughn to take it back a notch so we can all count our blessings. On... Read More

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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]

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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