The Roots - Rising Down (Hum Drum) ft. Mos Def, Styles P & Dice Raw

Artist: The Roots

Featuring: Styles P., Mos Def (Yasiin Bey), Dice Raw

Producer: Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson

Album: The Rising Down

Avg Rating: 32121   3.2 ( 19 votes )

     

With a highly-anticipated presidential election later in the year (yes, people are looking forward to more than just The Carter III), more and more music will start to become political.  Those who follow hip-hop closely, however, know that taking a stand is not uncommon for a group such as The Roots.  On April 29, the seven-man band plans to spread a message about how our world is Rising Down.  On the title track, Black Thought’s verses attract a few followers to the movement with appearances by evocative MC/actor Mos Def, and hardcore street soldiers Styles P and Dice Raw (formerly of the group).  If a movement is strong enough, anyone will join; but will it be heard by enough people to make a difference?

The RootsStyles P.Mos Def (Yasiin Bey)Dice Raw

Written by on 03/17/08


Submit your Rating

 
 
 
 
 

You Might Like...

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

DJBooth TV




Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.