The Roots unveil new song, 'When The People Cheer'
The Roots have unveiled a new song from their forthcoming album, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. The piano-driven track sees the Philadelphia band spit out verses full of reflection, with the chorus hammering the tone perfectly. A track of this nature is often difficult to pull off, but The Roots have been in the game for a long time now - a point showcased effortlessly on the perfectly titled 'When The People Cheer'. Listen below.
And Then You Shoot Your Cousin is released on May 13th via Def Jam.
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