The Roots working on new album
In what might be the most exciting news to come out today, The Roots have announced (through band member ?uestlove's twitter account) that they are indeed, working on a follow up to last year's undun LP.
Although there is very little information available regarding what kind of record it'll be, all I have to do is look at how fantastic undun was and realize that this may now be the most anticipated LP to be released this year. Stay tuned to the 405 as always for more updates on this exciting news.
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