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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
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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]
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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
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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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You Got Me4:56
Silent Treatment6:53
The Ultimate [Live]4:04
Thought @ Work 
Ya'll Know Who3:41
Ya'll Know Who3:41
Friday Night4:02
Y'all Know Who3:36
Thought@work5:21
Pass the Popcorn4:04
No Alibi5:26
Break You Off5:28
Distortion to Static 
What They Do 
Lesson, Pt. 1 
Clones4:54
Act Too (The Love of My Life)4:54
Thought @ Work 
Star5:07
You Got Me4:56
BOOM!2:58
Essaywhuman?!!!??! [Organix Version; Live]4:19
Concerto of the Desperado3:38
Pussy Galore4:29
Adrenaline! 
Don't Say Nuthin'3:36
You Got Me 
Act Too (The Love of My Life) 
@150:51
Becoming Unwritten0:36
Don't Feel Right4:08
Dear God 2.03:51
Rhymes and Ammo4:13
Rhymes and Ammo4:13
Don't Feel Right2:09
Doin' It Again2:23
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
Silent Treatment [Street Mix]6:59
Make My4:27
? 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
Sleep2:16
The Next Movement4:10
Thought @ Work4:58
Thought @ Work 
Thought @ Work 
Thought @ Work 
Thought @ Work 
Table of Contents, Pts. 1-23:37
Pass the Popcorn4:04
BOOM!2:58
BOOM!2:58
There's Something Goin' On (Intro)1:19
Babylove5:08
Intro0:34
? Vs. Scratch (The Token DJ Cut)1:47
Act Won (Things Fall Apart)0:54
Doin' It Again2:23
The Lesson, Pt. 15:13
Sacrifice 
Dynamite!4:45
When The People Cheer3:01
Babylove5:08
Bittersweet (Bitter)3:17
Sacrifice6:16
Break You Off5:28
Pass the Popcorn4:04
Rock You 
Sacrifice 
Thought @ Work 
Break You Off 
Table of Contents, Pts. 1-23:37
The Next Movement4:10
Step into the Realm2:48
The Spark3:52
Without a Doubt4:14
Burn3:42
Ain't Sayin' Nothin' New4:34
Double Trouble5:50
Act Too (The Love of My Life)4:54
100% Dundee3:53
Diedre Vs. Dice0:47
Adrenaline!4:27
Don't See Us4:30
The Return to Innocence Lost11:55
It Just Don't Stop4:34
The Lesson, Pt. 1 
Lazy Afternoon5:06
Swept Away 
Lazy Afternoon 
The Unlocking8:12
The Lesson Part 15:10
Feel It (You Got It)4:25
Boom!2:58
75 Bars (Black's Reconstruction) [Version]3:15
Atonement2:36
Intro0:34
I Remember3:14
Dynamite!4:45
The Next Movement4:10
You Got Me4:20
Theme from Middle of the Night1:27
The Next Movement4:10
Shine4:43
Never3:54
Theme from Middle of the Night1:27
You Got Me 
Ain't Sayin' Nothin' New4:34
Double Trouble5:50
You Got Me [Live]8:51
The Seed (2.0)4:27
Table of Contents, Pts. 1-23:37
Act Won (Things Fall Apart)0:54
The OtherSide4:03
Kool On3:49
One Time3:56
Star5:07
Lesson, Pt. 1 
You Got Me4:20
The Seed (2.0)4:27
The Seed (2.0)4:27
Stay Cool3:34
Web3:17
You Got Me4:20
Break You Off4:47
How I Got Over3:33
What You Want [Radio Edit]4:00
I Don't Care4:03
Ital (The Universal Side)4:53
@150:51
Don't See Us4:30
You Got Me9:57
Adrenaline5:18
Diedre Vs. Dice0:47
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
Step Into the Relm2:49
The Next Movement 
The Hypnotic5:18
Becoming Unwritten0:36
No Great Pretender4:26
Dave Vs. Us0:50
No Alibi5:26
Universe at War4:55
Clones6:29
Concerto of the Desperado3:38
? Vs. Scratch (The Token DJ Cut)1:47
What They Do 
Push Up Ya Lighter1:58
Episodes5:56
It Just Don't Stop4:34
You Got Me9:57
Hurricane5:39
The Devil0:38
Birthday Girl4:05
Lost Desire3:58
Rock You 
Break You Off5:28
The Seed (2.0)3:59
The Spark3:52
Without a Doubt4:14
Return to Innocence Lost5:41
What You Want4:47
You Got Me9:57
You Got Me [Live 1999 Version]8:53
Singing Man4:05
Silent Treatment6:53
Why (What's Goin On?)4:21
The Next Movement 
I Will Not Apologize4:34
Guns are Drawn5:16
I Can't Help It4:39
Get Busy3:30
Criminal4:08
Respond/React5:12
Section4:09
Return to Innocence Lost5:41
Duck Down!3:56
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 Down3:40
Rising Up4:19
75 Bars (Black's Reconstruction) [Version]3:15
The Show6:24
You Got Me9:57
Break You Off4:47
You'll Be Back4:10
Sugar Won't Work3:31
Distortion to Static 
Love of My Life3:44
Star/Pointro7:36
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
Web3:16
The Dark (Trinity)5:17
When The People Cheer3:01
Proceed4:35
Tomorrow5:06
Can't Stop This8:35
Don't Feel Right2:09
Dave Vs. Us0:50
If I Could Believe3:58
Break You Off7:27
Black Rock2:41
Make My4:27
Now Or Never4:34
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
The Next Movement4:10
Mellow My Man5:02
Web3:17
Seed (2.0) [Extended Radio Edit]4:13
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
Burn3:42
The Devil0:38
Rock You 
Quills3:46
You Got Me9:57
You Got Me9:57
Seed (2.0) [Extended Radio Edit]4:13
You Got Me9:57
The Seed (2.0)3:59
You'll Be Back3:28
Seed (2.0) [Extended Radio Edit]4:13
Proceed2:45
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
Tripwire4:28
Water10:24
Clones5:03
Silent Treatment6:53
Clock with No Hands4:23
The Hurricane (a/k/a Hurricane) 

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