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The Roots

The Roots, also known as The Legendary Roots Crew, The Square Roots and The Foundation, are an influential, Grammy winning hip hop group based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, famed for a heavily jazzy sound and live instrumentation. Inspired by the "hip-hop band" concept pioneered by Stetsasonic, the Roots themselves have garnered critical acclaim and influenced later hip-hop and R&B acts. The Roots' original lineup included Black Thought (MC vocals) and Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson (drums) Read more on

The Roots has 13 songs that have been featured in movies like Bamboozled, Brown Sugar, Chasing Liberty and Collateral. What is your favorite song by The Roots?


Songs from The Roots

Mantan Show Music (2000)
Act Too (Love of My Life)
The Seed
The Seed 2.0
The Anti-Circle
The Good, The Bad And The Desolate
Do You Want More?!!!??!
In the Music
Somebody's Gotta Do It
Ya'll Know Who
Wetlands Improv
At a Medium Pace

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