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The Roots

One of the few hip-hop acts to feature a live band as part of their permanent line-up, The Roots are oneof the most respected and acclaimed hip-hop acts of all time, and have enjoyed a surprising longevity -since their 1999 breakthrough Things Fall Apart, which was the band's fourth album, they haveconsistently troubled the upper echelons of the Billboard charts, while maintaining a seeminglyunbroken streak of glowing reviews. Since 2009, they have achieved further fame outside the hip-hopworld thanks to their long-running stint as the house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

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LPs
...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
2014

3.2
223 Votes
undun
2011

4.1
680 Votes
How I Got Over
2010

3.9
627 Votes
Rising Down
2008

3.7
399 Votes
Game Theory
2006

4.1
629 Votes
The Tipping Point
2004

3.4
322 Votes
Phrenology
2002

3.8
468 Votes
Things Fall Apart
1999

4.3
975 Votes
Illadelph Halflife
1996

4.2
415 Votes
Do You Want More?!!!??!
1995

4.1
399 Votes
Organix
1993

3.4
145 Votes
EPs
The Legendary
1999

3
1 Votes
From the Ground Up
1994

2.8
2 Votes
Live Albums
The Roots Come Alive
1999

4.2
33 Votes
Compilations
Dilla Joints
2010

3.5
1 Votes

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