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The Roots

About this Artist

The legendary Roots Crew have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four Grammy® Awards, including “Best R&B Album” for Wake Up!, “Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance” for “Hang in There” (with John Legend) and “Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance” for “Shine.” The band’s current Grammy nomination count is 12. Additionally, The Roots Picnic, an annual star-studded mix of musicians, has become a celebrated institution. The Roots were named one of the greatest live bands around by Rolling Stone and serve as the official house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Recently, Black Thought and Questlove have been the executive producers of the acclaimed documentary series Hip-Hop: The Songs That Shook America on AMC.