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The best album by The Roots is Things Fall Apart which is ranked number 1,248 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,503.

The Roots is ranked number 376 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,087.

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The Roots best albums

The following albums by The Roots are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Things Fall ApartUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:1999Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 1999:31Rank Score:1,503
Rank in 1990s275Overall Rank:1,248
Average Rating:  80/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

How I Got OverUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:2010Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 2010:24Rank Score:1,068
Rank in 2010s130Overall Rank:1,641
Average Rating:  79/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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PhrenologyUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:2002Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2002:54Rank Score:647
Rank in 2000s571Overall Rank:2,465
Average Rating:  76/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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UndunUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:2011Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2011:64Rank Score:569
Rank in 2010s261Overall Rank:2,711
Average Rating:  79/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Illadelph HalflifeUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:1996Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1996:80Rank Score:423
Rank in 1990s704Overall Rank:3,441
Average Rating:  77/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Game TheoryUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:2006Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 2006:94Rank Score:395
Rank in 2000s878Overall Rank:3,630
Average Rating:  80/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Do You Want More?!!!??!United States The Roots
Year of Release:1995Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1995:114Rank Score:254
Rank in 1990s1,032Overall Rank:5,110
Average Rating:  77/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Rising DownUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:2008Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2008:456Rank Score:70
Rank in 2000s3,983Overall Rank:14,565
Average Rating:  76/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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...And Then You Shoot Your CousinUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:2014Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2014:343Rank Score:61
Rank in 2010s2,451Overall Rank:15,939
Average Rating:  71/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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The Tipping PointUnited States The Roots
Year of Release:2004Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2004:381Rank Score:59
Rank in 2000s4,482Overall Rank:16,251
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 376

This may not be a complete discography for The Roots. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Roots best tracks

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1.The Seed (2.0) (Feat. Cody Chestnutt)
(from the album Phrenology)
 88/100 (33 votes)
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2.How I Got Over (Feat. Dice Raw)
(from the album How I Got Over)
 88/100 (35 votes)
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3.You Got Me
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 86/100 (25 votes)
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4.Dear God 2.0 (Feat. Monsters Of Folk)
(from the album How I Got Over)
 85/100 (23 votes)
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5.Right On (Feat. Joanna Newsom & Sts)
(from the album How I Got Over)
 84/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Radio Daze (Feat. Blu, P.O.R.N. & Dice Raw)
(from the album How I Got Over)
 84/100 (20 votes)
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7.Return To Innocence Lost
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 83/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.The Next Movement (ft. DJ Jazzy Jeff)
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 83/100 (14 votes)
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9.Act Too...The Love Of My Life
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 83/100 (15 votes)
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10.Make My
(from the album Undun)
 83/100 (18 votes)
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11.100% Dundee
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 83/100 (15 votes)
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12.Dynamite!
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 83/100 (16 votes)
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13.The Spark
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 83/100 (15 votes)
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14.Ain't Sayin' Nothin' New
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 83/100 (15 votes)
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15.One Time
(from the album Undun)
 83/100 (17 votes)
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16.Now Or Never (Feat. Phonte & Dice Raw)
(from the album How I Got Over)
 82/100 (18 votes)
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17.Sacrifice (Feat. Nelly Furtado)
(from the album Phrenology)
 82/100 (16 votes)
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18.Walk Alone (Feat. Truck North, P.O.R.N. & Dice Raw)
(from the album How I Got Over)
 82/100 (19 votes)
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19.Double Trouble
(from the album Things Fall Apart)
 82/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Kool On
(from the album Undun)
 82/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Roots ratings

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76/100 (from 23 votes)
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48/100
 
90/100
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81/100
 
95/100
05/31/2015 22:18
94/100

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From Socipluco 07/10/2015 09:28
Yes, not enough love on this site for the roots. They're one of the most respected american hip hop acts both from hip hop world and from music critics. And if that's not enough let me tell you this: they make rap with live instrumentation. Yes, they have a bassist, a drummer, a keyboardist, a guitarist, like a real band. Matter of fact they were and are the best live hip hop band around the world. They also have black thought, one of the best rappers on the scene. Beyond this, they've also made some of the best hip hop albums and have continued to do it twenty years after. Amazing.
To begin i would suggest from do you want more?!!!??! to phrenology in chronological order. These are the roots classics, showing how they evolved from jazz rap to a more sophisticated sound.
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From blueandthemoon 04/02/2014 09:07
Why no love for the Roots on this site? They are hands down one of the most prolific and influential rap groups of our generation.
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From junodog4 02/15/2012 03:51
Why doesn't the hip-hop world recognize what they have and elevate The Roots to the throne of rap? Forget Jay-Z, Kanye, or Eminem. The Roots are the most creative, most driven, most visionary group in hip-hop. Take a listen. Holy smokes. The fact that not one of their albums have cracked the top 1000 tells me there's not enough hip-hop fans on this site.
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