The Roots

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The Roots is an American Hip-Hop / Neo Soul band formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are famed for beginning with a jazzy, eclectic approach to Hip-Hop which still 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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Albums

none Organix — The Roots The Roots Organix (Album) Remedy Recordings none US 1993 Sell This Version
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*CGEFD 24708 Do You Want More?!!!??! — The Roots The Roots Do You Want More?!!!??! (Album) DGC *CGEFD 24708 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
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DGCC-A-24972 Excerpts From The Forthcoming Event — The Roots The Roots Excerpts From The Forthcoming Event DGC DGCC-A-24972 US 1996 Sell This Version
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MVCG-211 Illadelph Halflife — The Roots The Roots Illadelph Halflife (Album) DGC MVCG-211 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
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088 112 059-2 The Roots Come Alive — The Roots The Roots The Roots Come Alive (Album) MCA Records, Okayplayer Records 088 112 059-2 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
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MCA4P-90170 Things Fall A Preview — The Roots The Roots Things Fall A Preview MCA Records MCA4P-90170 US 1999 Sell This Version
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MCA5P-4329 Things Fall Apart — The Roots The Roots Things Fall Apart (Album) MCA Records MCA5P-4329 US 1999 Sell This Version
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01 The Deep Rooted Compilation — The Roots The Roots The Deep Rooted Compilation(Cass, Album) Deep Rooted Productions 01 US 1999 Sell This Version
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0881129962 Phrenology — The Roots The Roots Phrenology (Album) MCA Records 0881129962 Brazil 2002 Sell This Version
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602498623763 The Tipping Point — The Roots The Roots The Tipping Point (Album) Geffen Records 602498623763 Mexico 2004 Sell This Version
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101-56102 The Best Of The Roots — The Roots The Roots The Best Of The Roots Truelements Music 101-56102 US 2006 Sell This Version
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DEFF 16629-1 (DEFF 16628-1), DEFF 16630-1 (DEFF 16628-1) Game Theory — The Roots The Roots Game Theory (Album) Def Jam Recordings DEFF 16629-1 (DEFF 16628-1), DEFF 16630-1 (DEFF 16628-1) US 2006 Sell This Version
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177 279-3 Rising Down — The Roots The Roots Rising Down (Album) Def Jam Recordings 177 279-3 Indonesia 2008 Sell This Version
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none Dilla Joints — The Roots The Roots Dilla Joints (Album) Not On Label none US 2010 Sell This Version
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B0013085-01 How I Got Over — The Roots The Roots How I Got Over (Album) Def Jam Recordings B0013085-01 US 2010 Sell This Version
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88697 79289 2 , 88697 79289 2 Wake Up! — The Roots John Legend and The Roots John Legend and The Roots - Wake Up! (Album) Getting Out Our Dreams, Columbia, Home School Records 88697 79289 2 , 88697 79289 2 Russia 2010 Sell This Version
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0731519012 Betty Wright: The Movie — The Roots Betty Wright And The Roots Betty Wright And The Roots - Betty Wright: The Movie (Album) S-Curve Records, Ms.B Records 0731519012 US 2011 Sell This Version
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4605026710146 Undun — The Roots The Roots Undun (Album) Def Jam Recordings 4605026710146 Russia 2011 Sell This Version
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B001939102 Wise Up: Thought (Remixes & Reworks 2013) (Number Two) — The Roots Elvis Costello And The Roots Elvis Costello And The Roots - Wise Up: Thought (Remixes & Reworks 2013) (Number Two) (Album) Blue Note Records B001939102 US 2013 Sell This Version
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1874802, TOCP-95138 Wise Up Ghost (And Other Songs 2013) - Number One — The Roots Elvis Costello And The Roots Elvis Costello And The Roots - Wise Up Ghost (And Other Songs 2013) - Number One (Album) Blue Note, Blue Note 1874802, TOCP-95138 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
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UICD-6210 ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin — The Roots The Roots ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin (Album) Def Jam Recordings UICD-6210 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

TLKDJ 69A/70A Mellow My Man — The Roots The Roots Mellow My Man (Single) Talkin' Loud TLKDJ 69A/70A UK 1994 Sell This Version
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none From The Ground Up — The Roots The Roots From The Ground Up (EP) Talkin' Loud none US 1994 Sell This Version
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GR8P-4020 The Rubbers Song / Proceed II — The Roots The Pharcyde / The Roots With Roy Ayers The Pharcyde / The Roots With Roy Ayers - The Rubbers Song / Proceed II (Single) GRP GR8P-4020 US 1994 Sell This Version
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PRO-CD-4696 Distortion To Static — The Roots The Roots Distortion To Static (Maxi, Single) DGC PRO-CD-4696 US 1994 Sell This Version

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eskotrackl

eskotrackl

July 30, 2020
REP Malik B ! thanks 4 all ! Proceed !
Keur2Lion

Keur2Lion

April 22, 2016
This group is... A LIVING LEGEND!
J'ai la discographie intégrale de The Roots depuis 1996.
somejerk

somejerk

July 7, 2003
What! No comments on the Roots? No listing for Organix? Hold up, lemme fix this. The Roots are the BEST live band I've seen in my life. They rock harder than the Stones on crack, and get the crowd movin like it aint noones business. You can pick up ANY Roots album and be ga-run-teed quality hip-hop. Check out OkayPlayer.com for more info on them and other great, great hip-hop acts. Peace!
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