Emerging from a particularly rough period in their two-decade career, the Roots have just released a new disc that shows refocused intensity and renewed energy as the Philadelphia hip-hop crew seeks to finally capture what was once barely out of their grasp.
Odd men out in the hip-hop game because of their reliance on live instruments, the Roots have proved why their musical approach why they are such adept and potent performers. But they’re not perfect. Soundbytes reviews Thursday night’s show in Minneapolis.
Another year and yet another list. Soundbytes gives a rundown of what music you should add to your collection.