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The Roots

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), who were classmates at the Philadelphia High School for Creative Performing Arts.

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What They Do

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Don't Feel Right

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I Don't Care

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Compared To What

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In The Middle Of The Game (Don't Change The Play)

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Hard Times

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Wake Up Everybody

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Tomorrow

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When The People Cheer

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Break You Off

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The Fire

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The Seed 2.0.

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The Seed (2.0)

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