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The Roots

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Formed: 1987 in Philadelphia, PA
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Group Members: James Poyser, Scratch, Malik B., Rahzel, Black Thought, ?uestlove, Hub Moore, Dice Raw, Hub, Scratch, Ben Kenney, Owen Biddle, Captain Kirk ...See All
Biography: One of the most prolific rap groups, the Roots were also among the most progressive acts in contemporary music, from their 1993 debut through their conceptual 2010s releases. Despite the seemingly archaic practice of functioning as a rap band with several instrumentalists -- from 2007 onward, their lineup ...Read full biography
Things Fall Apart
Released: 1999
Label: MCA
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One of the cornerstone albums of alternative rap's second wave, Things Fall Apart was the point where the Roots' tremendous potential finally coalesced into a structured album that maintained its focus ...Read full review
Things Fall Apart [Explicit Version]
Released: 1999
Label: Geffen
Critics' Rating:
One of the cornerstone albums of alternative rap's second wave, Things Fall Apart was the point where the Roots' tremendous potential finally coalesced into a structured album that maintained its focus ...Read full review
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