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The Roots are an American Grammy Award-winning hip hop/neo soul band formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are known for a jazzy, eclectic approach to hip hop which includes live instrumentals.Malik B., Leonard "Hub" Hubbard, and Josh Abrams were added to the band, originally called The Square Roots.

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Chill Out [Universal] [2018]

Chill Out [Universal]
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You Got Me4:19

East Coast Hip Hop [2018]

East Coast Hip Hop
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You Got Me4:19

90s R&B [2017]

90s R&B
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You Got Me4:20

Rap Classics [2017]

Rap Classics
SongDuration
You Got Me4:21

Throwback Tunes: Hip Hop [2017]

Throwback Tunes: Hip Hop
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Proceed4:36

Def Jam 30 [2014]

Def Jam 30
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Get Busy3:29

Walk Us UPTOWN [2013]

Walk Us UPTOWN
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Walk Us UPTOWN3:23

Essential R&B: Spring 2011 [2011]

Essential R&B: Spring 2011
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Shine4:44

Je T'Aime 2011 [2011]

Je T'Aime 2011
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Wake Up Everybody4:26

Make My [2011]

Make My
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Make My4:31

True Notes, Vol. 1 [2011]

True Notes, Vol. 1
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Y'all Know Who3:35

How I Got Over [2010]

How I Got Over
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Doin' It Again2:24
Hustla [*]2:56

The Best of Erykah Badu [2010]

The Best of Erykah Badu
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You Got Me4:20

Girls Love DJ's [2009]

Girls Love DJ's
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What They Do3:06

Nova Tunes 1.8 [2008]

Nova Tunes 1.8
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Suffri5:49

The Dome Summer 2008 [2008]

The Dome Summer 2008
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Birthday Girl3:52

Time Travelin' [2008]

Time Travelin'
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Uni-Verse at War4:08

Stomp the Yard [2007]

Stomp the Yard
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In the Music4:08

Superbad [Soundtrack] [2007]

Superbad [Soundtrack]
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Here I Come4:12

Long Time [2006]

Long Time
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Long Time4:24

Club Queen [2005]

Club Queen
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I Don't Care 

Culture Club, Vol. 2 [2005]

Culture Club, Vol. 2
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The Seed (2.0)3:50

Fabriclive.22 [2005]

Fabriclive.22
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Guns Are Drawn3:28

Philly Soul, Vol. 2 [2005]

Philly Soul, Vol. 2
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Pussy Galore4:24

Hot Joints 2 [2004]

Hot Joints 2
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Don't Say Nuthin'3:37

Best of R&B, Vol. 1 [2003]

Best of R&B, Vol. 1
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Why4:41

Live from Bonnaroo 2003 [2003]

Live from Bonnaroo 2003
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The Seed4:52

Pure Energy Party Pack [2003]

Pure Energy Party Pack
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You Got Me4:21

Sessions @ AOL [2003]

Sessions @ AOL
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Break You Off5:04

Blade II [2002]

Blade II
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Tao of the Machine3:17

Blade II [Clean] [2002]

Blade II [Clean]
SongDuration
Tao of the Machine3:16

Essence of Soul 2002 [2002]

Essence of Soul 2002
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You Got Me4:22

Juslisen [2002]

Juslisen
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Break You Off4:47

Back to Mine [2001]

Back to Mine
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Silent Treatment6:35

Down to Earth [2001]

Down to Earth
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Glitches4:05

Smash Hits [SPG] [2000]

Smash Hits [SPG]
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You Got Me4:21

Chopped Up [1999]

Chopped Up
SongDuration
You Got Me 

Make the Music 2000 [1999]

Make the Music 2000
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Suga Sista4:30

The Wood [1999]

The Wood
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Ya'll Know Who3:41

We Got You/You Got Me [1999]

We Got You/You Got Me
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You Got Me4:56

Woodstock 1999 [1999]

Woodstock 1999
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Adrenaline!4:15

The Ride: Music from Dimension [1998]

The Ride: Music from Dimension
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Why4:43

Swagalicious [1996]

Swagalicious
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It Just Don't Stop 

Buy-Product [1995]

Buy-Product
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Datskat3:40

Dear God 2.0

Dear God 2.0
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Dear God 2.04:00

Suite903, No. 6

Suite903, No. 6
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Sacrifice3:57

Unknown Album

Unknown Album
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Return to Innocence Lost5:41
Love of My Life3:44
Clock with No Hands4:23
You'll Be Back3:28
Mellow My Man5:02
Can't Stop This8:35
The Next Movement4:10
Distortion to Static 
Star/Pointro7:36
Clones5:03
What Goes On, Pt. 75:33
Here I Come4:11
Step Into the Relm2:49
Step into the Realm2:49
Do You Want More?!!!??!3:21
Walk Us UPTOWN3:23
In the Music4:06
Silent Treatment6:53
Water10:24
The Dark (Trinity)5:17
Seed (2.0) [Extended Radio Edit]4:13
You Got Me9:57
You Got Me9:57
Seed (2.0) [Extended Radio Edit]4:13
You Got Me9:57
Seed (2.0) [Extended Radio Edit]4:13
The Seed (2.0)3:59
Proceed2:45
Tripwire4:28
Don't Feel Right4:08
Lighthouse3:44
Who Tells Your Story4:14
Tip the Scale4:17
Sacrifice 
The Seed 2.03:55
Table of Contents, Pts. 1-23:37
Web3:16
When The People Cheer3:01
Rock You 
Silent Treatment [Street Mix]6:59
My Shot [Rise Up Remix]4:30
The Fire3:41
Water10:24
Essaywhuman?!!!??! [Organix Version; Live]4:19
When The People Cheer3:01
Star/Pointro7:36
Make My4:27
Sacrifice 
? Vs. Rahzel3:18
Web3:16
Something in the Way of Things (In Town)7:16
You Got Me9:57
Doin' It Again [Explicit Version]2:24
Act Won (Things Fall Apart)0:54
Doin' It Again2:23
How I Got Over3:33
What You Want [Radio Edit]4:00
Proceed4:35
Make My4:27
Sugar Won't Work3:31
Tomorrow5:06
Don't Feel Right2:09
Dave Vs. Us0:50
If I Could Believe3:58
Break You Off7:27
Black Rock2:41
Now Or Never4:34
You'll Be Back4:10
Stomp2:23
Doin' It Again [Explicit Version]2:24
Understand2:50
The Next Movement4:10
What They Do 
Right On3:36
In the Music4:06
Quills3:46
The Devil0:38
Without a Doubt4:14
Rising Down3:40
The Hypnotic5:18
The Adventures in Wonderland4:34
Unwritten1:25
Guns are Drawn5:16
Panic !!!!!!!1:25
Seed (2.0) [Extended Radio Edit]4:13
Rising Up4:19
Return to Innocence Lost5:41
75 Bars (Black's Reconstruction) [Version]3:15
The Show6:24
Criminal4:08
Lost Desire3:58
Becoming Unwritten0:36
Birthday Girl4:05
@150:51
Duck Down!3:56
Section4:09
You Got Me9:57
Why (What's Goin On?)4:21
The Spark3:52
What You Want4:47
I Don't Care4:03
You Got Me9:57
You Got Me4:56
The Seed (2.0)3:59
You Got Me [Live 1999 Version]8:53
Silent Treatment6:53
Respond/React5:12
Singing Man4:05
The Next Movement 
I Will Not Apologize4:34
Guns are Drawn5:16
I Can't Help It4:39
Break You Off5:28
Get Busy3:30
Don't See Us4:30
Adrenaline5:18
Burn3:42
Rock You 
Episodes5:56
It Just Don't Stop4:34
You Got Me9:57
Hurricane5:39
The Devil0:38
You Got Me9:57
Break You Off4:47
What They Do 
Web3:17
Lift Your Fist3:48
Break You Off4:47
Adrenaline5:18
Don't Feel Right4:08
Break You Off [LP Version; Bonus Track]4:48
Somebody's Gotta Do It4:09
Push Up Ya Lighter1:58
? Vs. Scratch (The Token DJ Cut)1:47
Diedre Vs. Dice0:47
Step Into the Relm2:49
100% Dundee3:53
Act Too (Love of My Life)5:36
Double Trouble [DVD Track] 
Ain't Sayin' Nothin' New4:34
Without a Doubt4:14
Dynamite!4:45
The Spark3:52
The Next Movement 
Concerto of the Desperado3:38
Ital (The Universal Side)4:53
The Hypnotic5:18
No Great Pretender4:26
Dave Vs. Us0:50
No Alibi5:26
Universe at War4:55
Clones6:29
Sleep2:16

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