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Mixtape Mar 6 2016 Written by

The Roots Mixtape

The Light Podcast #TLP Mix Tape Series: The Roots

The Roots crew from Philly represented something unique in Hip Hop as they blended soulfully conscious lyrics with a live band.

Black Thought, one of the most underrated emcees of all-time, combined his ferocious delivery with clever wordplay, witty metaphors, and cerebral content to become virtually unmatched amongst Hip Hop heads in the know for many years.

The band led by Amir “?uestlove” Thompson continues to be among the most sought after for not only their originality and creativity, but that signature gritty sound that has become their signature – LP after LP.

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