The Roots

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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778 Songs »
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)


7 Awards »
Nominated for 7 Awards | Won 3

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