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Review: The Roots “How I Got Over” (2010)

The Roots’ frontman Black Thought is not kidding when he rhymes “Dear diary, the fans still swear by me / Even though I’m Late Night now like ‘Here’s Johnny’ ” on “Doin’ It Again,” a remixed version of John Legend’s “Again.” While the hip-hop group is loose and playful on its day job as house band for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, it aimed to please long-term fans on its 11th studio release, How I Got Over. Continue reading

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The Roots “How I Got Over” (2009)

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Finally. After months of playing house band and backing guest performers on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, The Roots finally had their moment to shine, debuting the title track from their upcoming album, How I Got Over
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Reflection Eternal “Back Again” (2009)

It’s been nine long years, but Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek are finally back together as Reflection Eternal, and “Back Again” is the first glimpse given into the duo’s new material. Continue reading

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