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The Roots (Musicians)
The Roots is an American hip hop outfit from Philadelphia, formed in 1987 by the drummer Questlove and MC Black Thought.
The Roots in Reviews
Music Review | posted 29.07.2014
The Roots
... And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
The Roots can’t go wrong – and their 11th record is no exception to that rule. »…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin« is one of the best albums of their career.
Music Review | posted 27.09.2013
Elvis Costello & The Roots
Wise Up Ghost And Other Songs
The Roots are teaming up with Elvis Costello. What sounds promising turns out to be music for elderly gentlemen and newspaper’s cultural sections all over the world.
Music Review | posted 20.12.2011
The Roots
Undun
The eleventh album by The Roots, Undun, is their very first concept-album, which tells the story of Redford Stephens, who unintentionally ends up in a spiral of criminal doings.
Music Review | posted 15.07.2011
Booker T. Jones
The Road From Memphis
On his new album The Road From Memphis, Booker T Jones together with Hip Hop’s best session-band The Roots tells the story of his journey from his hometown, Memphis, to the Olympus of Soul.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 24.06.2020
Biosphere
Dropsonde
The new edition of »Dropsonde« comes along with seven bonus tracks. The Norwegian producer Biosphere then radically reinterpreted an entire genre.
Music News | posted 24.06.2020
Apollo Brown & Che' Noir
Exclusive Edition: »As God Intended«
Apollo Brown has teamed up with Che’ Noir for »As God Intended«, which will be released by Mello Music Group on September 4, 2020. The album is exclusively available from us in a Coloured Vinyl Edition.
Music News | posted 16.07.2020
HHV For The Culture
Save Your Club
In support of the club scene, which was hit hard by the Corona crisis, a Vinyl 7" series was created with three Berlin clubs that are strongly connected to us. The complete proceeds will go to the venues. Together »For The Culture«! Save your club!
Music Review | posted 20.07.2020
Adult Fantasies
Towers Of Silence
A very deserving compilation brings us Stroom these days with »Towers Of Silence« from the Belgian Adult Fantasies.
Music Review | posted 26.06.2020
Oiro Pena
2
The Finnish multi-instrumentalist Antti Vauhkonen releases playful music with his vinyl 10-inch »2«, released by Jazzaggression.