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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1 The Seed 2.0 2002
2 Guns Are Drawn 2004
3 The Fire 2010
4 The Dark (Trinity) 2014
5 Never 2014
6 The Coming 2014
7 Sleep 2011
8 The Next Movement 1999
9 The OtherSide 2011
10 How I Got Over 2010
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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Nominated for 7 Awards | Won 3

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