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Inside The New Roots Album “Rising Down” New Details Emerge

The relative silence surrounding the Roots new LP has finally been broken. ?uestlove and Black Thought sat down with Entertainment Weekly recently and gave a preview of the Roots upcoming LP, due out April 29th. Rising Down, is a 12 track offering that’s nearly complete according to the group.

Among those featured and on wax already are Styles P, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Wale, Chrisette Michelle. The group is expecting to have contributions from Lupe Fiasco, Common, and Q-Tip, but have yet to see anything from them. Former member Malik B also finds his way onto the album. If you want to read the track-by-track breakdown by Entertainment Weekly.

The Roots – Rising Down (Track By Track Review),,20179171,00.html

Also check out the new track called “72 Bars”, Click the link below to download:
The Roots – 72 Bars (Black’s Reconstruction)

February 23, 2008 - Posted by | News | , , , , ,

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