Posted by: thecyberkrib | February 22, 2008

The Roots: Black Thoughts 75 Bars

Black Thought from The Roots

Breath control… Roots style.

The first glimpse of The Roots forthcoming Rising Down album has emerged on OkayPlayer today. “75 Bars (Black’s Reconstruction)” is a marathon track  over a crashing drum break from ?uest.

The record reportedly boasts a slew of guests including Mos Def, Styles P, Dice Raw, Peedi Peedi, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Saigon, Talib Kweli, Malik B, Common, Chrisette Michele, DC buzz emcee Wale, Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy), and newcomers Truck North and Porn (not sure if these are just aka’s).

Check out a track-by-track breakdown by Entertainment Weekly of a listening session they had of 12-tracks from Rising Down.,,20179171,00.html

The new album from The Roots hits store shelves on April 29th.


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