The Roots Songs, Videos, & Albums

The Roots ft. Patty Crash - Never Artwork
Artist: The Roots
Song: Never
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... More
Posted 3 months ago
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The Roots’ New Album Made Me A Better Music Fan

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... More
Posted about 4 months ago
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The Roots - ...and then you shoot your cousin Cover
Artist: The Roots
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... More
Posted 4 months ago
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The Roots ft. Dice Raw & Greg Porn - Understand Artwork
Artist: The Roots
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... More
Posted 4 months ago
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The Roots ft. Raheem Devaughn - Tomorrow Artwork
Artist: The Roots
Featuring: Raheem DeVaughn
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... More
Posted 5 months ago
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The Roots ft. Greg Porn - When The People Cheer Artwork
Artist: The Roots
Featuring: Greg Porn
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... More
Posted 5 months ago
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Red Bull BC One Presents: B-Boy Ronnie Abaldonado

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... More
Posted 10 months ago
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Five Fall Albums To Check Out

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... More
Posted 11 months ago
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The DJBooth Presents: Dedication to the Roots Festival

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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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The Roots - Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around

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... More
Posted 2 years ago
The Roots - undun Cover
Artist: The Roots
Album: undun
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... More
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The Roots ft. Phonte & Dice Raw - One Time Artwork
Artist: The Roots
Featuring: Phonte | Dice Raw
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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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The Roots - Make My

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... More
Posted 2 years ago
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