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The Roots Come Alive

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The Roots Come Alive

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
MCA

We gave it an A-

A ”live” hip-hop album seems like a waste—most rappers are indifferent performers. But the Roots pull it off. Led by a superlative rhythm section, Alive captures the Roots’ onstage sweat and passion. Even better, their indulgent instrumental solos are edited out, and new studio songs are added for good measure. A-