The Roots (seminal hip hop group)

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members: Black Thought
Kamal Gray (American keyboard player)
James Poyser
Scott Storch (– 1995)
Malik B (– 2001)
Ben Kenney (– 2002)
Hub (The Roots bassist Leonard Hubbard) (– 2007-08-31)
Rahzel (1995 – 1999)
Scratch (US human beatboxer Kyle Jones) (1998 – 2003)
“Captain” Kirk Douglas (The Roots’ guitarist) (2002 –)
Frank "Knuckles" Walker (2002 –)
Owen Biddle (2007-09 – 2011-08)
Mark Kelley (2011-08 –)
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Date Title Attributes Artist Length
Hurricane Black Thought, Common, Mos Def, Dice Raw, Flo Brown, Jazzyfatnastees & The Roots 5:40
Like Me Joey Bada$$ feat. BJ the Chicago Kid 4:26
no tears left to cry additional, guest and video game console [Nintendo Labo] Ariana Grande (feat. Jimmy Fallon & The Roots) 2:53
2013-11-09 Planeta Terra Festival 2013
2012-07-07 – 2012-07-08 The E Street Shuffle (live, 2012-07-07: Festivalpladsen, Roskilde, Denmark) Bruce Springsteen with The Roots ?:??
Burnin’ and Lootin’ Bob Marley with The Roots featuring Black Thought 4:53
Friday Jimmy Fallon feat. Stephen Colbert 3:19
Funky Kingston Toots & The Maytals feat. Bootsy Collins & The Roots 4:06
Funky Kingston Toots & The Maytals feat. The Roots 4:06
Lift Your Fist guest Guru feat. The Roots 3:48
Return to Innocence Lost Ursula Rucker with The Roots 5:42
Rhymes and Ammo Talib Kweli feat. The Roots ?:??
Rock Me Baby additional B.B. King, Trey Anastasio, and The Roots 7:47
Summertime Bobby Womack + The Roots 6:01
The Roots (interlude) Jill Scott 0:57
Ain’t No Jay-Z 1:01
All Night Long Common feat. Erykah Badu 7:36
Atonement The Roots feat. Jack Davey of J*Davey 2:36
Baby The Roots feat. John‐John of Nouveau Riche 2:51
Becoming Unwritten The Roots 0:37
Big Pimpin’ Jay-Z 4:10
Can I Get A… Jay-Z 1:42
Can't Knock the Hustle / Family Affair (Can't Knock the Hustle (feat. Mary J. Blige) / Family Affair) Jay-Z feat. Mary J. Blige 6:06
Can’t Stop This The Roots 8:40
Clock With No Hands The Roots feat. Mercedes Martinez of Jazzfatnastees 4:23
Cold Blooded Common feat. Rahzel, Roy Hargrove & Black Thought 4:59
Criminal The Roots feat. Truck North & Saigon 4:09
Da Jawn Bahamadia 5:19
Don’t Feel Right The Roots feat. Maimouna Youssef 4:08
Game Theory The Roots feat. Malik B 4:01
Get Busy The Roots feat. Dice Raw & Peedi Peedi 3:29
Girls, Girls, Girls Jay-Z 4:40
Hard Knock Life (The Ghetto Anthem) Jay-Z 1:31
Heart of the City (Ain’t No Love) Jay-Z 4:05
Here I Come The Roots feat. Dice Raw of Nouveau Riche & Malik B 4:11
I Can’t Help It The Roots feat. Malik B, Mercedes Martinez & Dice Raw 4:40
I Just Wanna Love U (Give it 2 Me) Jay-Z 6:57
I Will Not Apologize The Roots feat. Porn & Dice Raw 4:34
In the Music The Roots feat. Malik B & Porn 4:07
Izzo (H.O.V.A) Jay-Z 5:08
Jigga That Nigga Jay-Z 8:22
Jigga What, Jigga Who Jay-Z 2:34
Lift Your Fist Guru feat. The Roots 3:48
Livin’ in a New World The Roots feat. John‐John of Nouveau Riche 1:48
Long Time The Roots feat. Peedi Peedi & Bunny Sigler 4:22
Lost Desire The Roots feat. Malik B & Talib Kweli 3:58
Otherside of the Game Erykah Badu 6:34
Singing Man The Roots feat. Porn, Truck North & Dice Raw 4:08
Sometimes (mix #9) Erykah Badu 0:44
Sometimes... Erykah Badu 4:11
Song Cry Jay-Z 7:03
Take It There The Roots feat. Wadud Ahmad 2:51
Takeover Jay-Z 4:56
The ’Notic The Roots feat. D’Angelo 5:20
The Day The Roots feat. Blu, Phonte & Patty Crash 3:44
The Show The Roots feat. Common & Dice Raw 3:45
Unwritten The Roots feat. Mercedes Martinez 1:23
Why Eric Benét & The Roots 4:45
The Once and Future executive Jazzyfatnastees
I Confess (The Roots remix) Bahamadia 3:59
I Confess (The Roots remix) (a cappella) Bahamadia 3:47
I Confess (The Roots remix) (instrumental) Bahamadia 3:59
Montara Bobby Hutcherson feat. The Roots 4:54
Montara (The Roots remix) Bobby Hutcherson 4:37
Remind Me of Self (Roots remix) Common 3:58
Tabou (Roots remix) Les Nubians 4:12
Tabou (The Roots remix with rap) Les Nubians 4:10
Tabou (The Roots remix without rap) Les Nubians 3:47
The String Quartet Tribute to The Roots Vitamin String Quartet
Da Jawn guest Bahamadia 5:19
Otherside of the Game