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  • The Roots - undun

    BT Review: The Roots – undun

    Though their albums have always been cohesive and gravitated more and more to singular ideas over the years The Roots deliver their first concept album with ‘undun.’ The BT goes on a sonic journey to found out if the great expectations are delivered upon.

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    The Semi-Official Guide To The Roots’ undun

    The new Roots album ‘undun’ is not an easy album to digest, but I’ll refrain from interpreting it for now as the BT will soon tackle it in another storm of opinions. There’s even a…

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    The Full ‘Undun’ Video Series By The Roots

    Here’s the 4th and final installment of The Roots’ ‘undun’ video series which is actually set to the opening track of the album. The player below contains all four videos in the proper order so…

  • Stephen Colbert x The Roots – Friday (Live @ Jimmy Fallon)

    Stephen Colbert x The Roots – Friday (Live @ Jimmy Fallon)

           The Fallon Colbert Project culminated in this performance of Rebecca Black’s infamous hit by Stephen Colbert and The Roots live on Jimmy Fallon. Fun fun fun!

  • Freebie Friday: J.Period + John Legend & The Roots – Wake Up! Radio

    Freebie Friday: J.Period + John Legend & The Roots – Wake Up! Radio

    It’s a bit later than you might’ve expected since we were still in the fall of last year when that Pete & CL reunion joint of this tape first leaked but it finally dropped. Given the care that J.Period usually puts into his tapes and the fact that he’s one of the few mixtape DJ’s to still, you know, actually mix his tapes, I think we can all forgive him.

  • CD Review: The Roots – ‘How I Got Over’

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    CD Review: The Roots – ‘How I Got Over’

    “You don’t say good luck, you say don’t give up” sings John Legend in the chorus to ‘The Fire’, and it’s a perfect summary of what ‘How I Got Over‘, The Roots eleventh studio album, is all about.

  • The Roots – “Dear God 2.0″ Video

    The Roots – “Dear God 2.0″ Video

    Riq rarely opens up about the death of his parents (they were victims of two different homicides), so when he does it’s just that much more remarkable to see how much it still affects him till today.

  • Top 10 New Rap Albums – June 2010

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    Top 10 New Rap Albums – June 2010

    Ten new hip-hop albums to check for this month, from The Roots’ How I Got Over to Drake‘s Thank Me Later.

  • Snap Judgment: The Roots – Dear God 2.0

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    Snap Judgment: The Roots – Dear God 2.0

    Taken from The Roots’ How I Got Over, “Dear God 2.0″ is a perfectly layered track with an otherworldly, futuristic vibe to it. If you say you like profoundly affecting music but don’t like this, you’re probably a Kenny G fan.

  • Video – The Roots’ Birthday Girl

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    Video – The Roots’ Birthday Girl

    Oh boy, music videos are raining like confetti today. Check out The Roots’ “Birthday Girl” video featuring adult entertainer Sasha Grey (but with no adult entertainment). —————————————————— Ian says: “Video is garbage – the unofficial…

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