The Roots (feat. John Legend)

The Roots are back, taking a break from jamming nightly as Jimmy Fallon’s house band to distill their live instrumental jams into a album, “How I got Over”. Everything is here and as good as ever; indelible beats, impeccable instrumentation and inimitable rhymes. The new single “Fire” features R&b crooner John Legend and a post-apocalyptic war-themed video treatment courtesy of Rik Cordero (Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Q-Tip). The video does beg the question, though – what’s up with the trend of super-gritty music videos? M.I.A. and HEALTH I’m looking at you here.

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  1. By Wake Up! « SOUND OFF on Sep 15, 2010 at 8:23 am

    […] With the recent success of their collaboration on The Fire still fresh, The Roots and John Legend are about to unleash their latest collaborative effort, a […]

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