The Roots

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The Roots
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The Roots are an American hip hop/neo soul band, formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Roots are known for a jazzy and eclectic approach to hip-hop featuring live musical instruments. Malik B., Leonard "Hub" Hubbard, and Josh Abrams were added to the band (formerly named "The Square Roots"). Wikipedia

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From this profile you will find 40 photos, 65 lists, 99 albums, 778 songs, 7 awards, 122 film credits, 213 news stories, and key facts about The Roots!

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The Roots is a member of the following lists: Culture of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Geffen Records artists, Grammy Award winners, MCA Records artists, Def Jam Recordings artists, 1990s music groups, 2000s music groups, American hip hop groups, Alternative hip hop groups and Musical groups from Pennsylvania.

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Songs

778 Songs »
RankTitleYear*
1 The Seed 2.0 2002
2 You Got Me 2004
3 You Got Me 1999
4 Guns Are Drawn 2004
5 The Next Movement 1999
6 What They Do 1996
7 Don't Say Nuthin' 2004
8 Becoming Unwritten 2008
9 Double Trouble 1999
10 Break You off 2002
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Awards

7 Awards »
Nominated for 7 Awards | Won 3

In The News

213 Stories »

Lists

65 Lists »
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