The Roots Songs

  • The Dark (Trinity)
    The Dark (Trinity)
    The Roots just released their new album, ...and then you shoot your cousin, and the group has now released another track from the album for free stream. "The Dark (Trinity)" is a darkly experimental track, separating each verse with haunting instrumental breaks before launching back into a chugging Questlove-led groove. Dice Raw and Greg Porn also contribute. The concept album is currently available for purchase on iTunes. 
  • Tomorrow
    Tomorrow
    The Roots are currently preparing their 11th studio album, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, and have now shared a new song from the upcoming effort.  "Tomorrow" finds the group teaming with singer "Raheem Devaughn" who actually provides vocals for the entire track, as Black Thought sits one out. The Soulful track really hits its stride when the band jams out the chord progression as the song's outro, throwing some jazz piano chords into the mix.
  • When The People Cheer
    When The People Cheer
    It's a good thing when we say that the brand new Roots joint sounds exactly how you would expect a Roots offering to sound like... amazing.  
  • Thorn Or A Rose
    Thorn Or A Rose
    "Thorn Or A Rose" is the latest leak from Stephen Marley's upcoming album Revelation Part 2: The Fruit Of Life, released in celebration of his father's birthday. Bob Marley would've turned 69 today. 
  • Run
    Run
    "Run" is the latest cut from Philadelphia artist Dice Raw, to be included on his upcoming project "Jimmy’s Back", which drops on December 10th. For those unfamiliar with Raw, he was a founding member of the now defunct group Nouveau Riche, and has worked with The Roots as a co-writer and producer. Thoughts?
  • Animal
    Animal
    Stream Animal, the newest drop from Dice Raw. The cut was released on Sunday, July 7th, 2013. Things are looking better for Dice Raw with each new release, which Animal has proven yet again. It's worthy addition to the impressive body of work Dice Raw has been developing over the years. We're looking forward to hearing what's next. Have you heard Dice Raw's Run? If your interest is piqued, hit up Dice Raw's profile for more info, news, songs, and mixtapes. What do y'all think of this joint?
  • Nasty [Live]
    Nasty [Live]
    Give Nasty [Live] a spin - it's a new offering from Nas, featuring The Roots. It was dropped on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012. Nas's rap artistry continues to improve with every release, something which is most definitely evidenced on Nasty [Live]. His ever-expanding catalogue is definitely better for it, and we're looking forward to the next piece of the puzzle - aren't you? Hear more of Nas on The Don [DJ]. Check out Nas's profile page for the most recent info, news, songs, and mixtapes.
  • One Time
    One Time
    Stream One Time , the newest drop from The Roots which features Phonte & Dice Raw. The cut was released on Tuesday, November 29th, 2011. The Roots continues to impress with each new leak, and One Time is no exception. It's strengthens The Roots's already impressive body of work, which has seen positive change over the years. We're most definitely anticipating The Roots's next offering.
  • Real Woman
    Real Woman
    Check out Real Woman, the latest track from Betty Wright, featuring Snoop Dogg & The Roots which dropped on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011. Betty Wright's movement grows stronger with each new release, and Real Woman has further strengthened that fact. It's a solid addition to the commendable body of work Betty Wright has been creating since stepping foot in the rap game, and we're definitely looking forward to what Betty Wright has on deck. If your interest is piqued, hit up Betty Wright's profile for more info, news, songs, and mixtapes.
  • Make My
    Make My
    Listen to Make My , the latest track from The Roots, featuring Big K.R.I.T.. The cut dropped on Monday, October 17th, 2011. The Roots's future brightens with every new release, and Make My certainly isn't an exception. It's a fitting addition to a solid catalogue that The Roots has been developing since stepping foot in the game. We're excited to hear more.
  • Shine [Live]
    Shine [Live]
    Check out Shine [Live], the latest track from John Legend, featuring The Roots which dropped on Thursday, February 3rd, 2011. John Legend's movement grows stronger with each new release, and Shine [Live] has further strengthened that fact. It's a solid addition to the commendable body of work John Legend has been creating since stepping foot in the rap game, and we're definitely looking forward to what John Legend has on deck.
  • Our Generation (J. Period Remix)
    Our Generation (J. Period Remix)
    Stream Our Generation (J. Period Remix), the newest drop from John Legend which features The Roots, Pete Rock & CL Smooth. The cut was released on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010. Things are looking better for John Legend with each new release, which Our Generation (J. Period Remix) has proven yet again. It's worthy addition to the impressive body of work John Legend has been developing over the years. We're looking forward to hearing what's next.
  • Little Ghetto Boy
    Little Ghetto Boy
    Stream Little Ghetto Boy, the newest drop from John Legend which features & The Roots. The cut was released on Tuesday, September 14th, 2010. John Legend continues to impress with each new leak, and Little Ghetto Boy is no exception. It's strengthens John Legend's already impressive body of work, which has seen positive change over the years. We're most definitely anticipating John Legend's next offering.
  • Shine
    Shine
    Give Shine a spin - it's a new offering from John Legend, featuring The Roots. It was dropped on Tuesday, September 7th, 2010. John Legend's rap artistry continues to improve with every release, something which is most definitely evidenced on Shine. His ever-expanding catalogue is definitely better for it, and we're looking forward to the next piece of the puzzle - aren't you?
  • The Fire (Remix)
    The Fire (Remix)
    Give The Fire (Remix) (Feat. B.o.B & John Legend) a spin - it's a new offering from The Roots. It was dropped on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010. The Roots's rap artistry continues to improve with every release, something which is most definitely evidenced on The Fire (Remix) (Feat. B.o.B & John Legend). His ever-expanding catalogue is definitely better for it, and we're looking forward to the next piece of the puzzle - aren't you?
  • The Day
    The Day
    Stream The Day, the newest drop from The Roots which features Blu, Phonte, & Patty Crash. The cut was released on Saturday, June 19th, 2010. The Roots continues to impress with each new leak, and The Day is no exception. It's strengthens The Roots's already impressive body of work, which has seen positive change over the years. We're most definitely anticipating The Roots's next offering.
  • Right On
    Right On
    Give Right On a listen - it's a new offering from The Roots, featuring Joanna Newsome & STS. It was dropped on Saturday, June 19th, 2010. The Roots's musical situation is improving with every new release, and Right On will most definitely help the cause. It's a fine addition to the growing body of work The Roots has been developing since stepping foot in the game. We're looking forward to what The Roots has in store.
  • The Fire
    The Fire
    Give The Fire a listen - it's a new offering from The Roots, featuring John Legend. It was dropped on Friday, June 11th, 2010. The Roots's musical situation is improving with every new release, and The Fire will most definitely help the cause. It's a fine addition to the growing body of work The Roots has been developing since stepping foot in the game. We're looking forward to what The Roots has in store.
  • Doin' It Again
    Doin' It Again
    Bump Doin' It Again, the latest cut from The Roots featuring John Legend on the assist. It was released on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010. Things are improving for The Roots with each new offering, and Doin' It Again is certainly no exception. It's a worthy addition to the The Roots's catalogue, which has seen much evolution as of late. We're definitely anticipating the next step.
  • Dear God 2.0
    Dear God 2.0
    Check out Dear God 2.0, the latest from The Roots. The track was released on Saturday, May 22nd, 2010. The Roots's chances in this game are improving with each new release, and Dear God 2.0 is no exception - quite the opposite, in fact. It's a nice addition to the impressive catalogue The Roots has been building over the years. We're definitely anticipating the next move.
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