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Slang Editorial: The Roots: The True GOAT

blame it on Meka June 3, 2010

In today’s post over at XXL I talk about why The Roots should always be mentioned in that pantheon of greatness.

READ: Slang Editorial: The Roots: The True GOAT

  • alex

    ohh, subtle nba finals reference, eh? pantheon of greatness..


    i think Black Thought should…not the whole Roots Crew!!

  • am

    The Roots Crew!

  • No lie, I just spoke on how great I think the roots are. Click my name to read

  • claaa7

    yeah i definitely agree with you, they are great from all aspects. one of the best discographies, made their own rules for what hip-hop was allowed to sound like, original as hell, has one of the best MC’s in the world and arguably the best live drummer repping hip-hop, etc, etc. can’t wait for their new album, i know it’s gonna be banging like all of their albums!

  • Cdub999

    man, I been sayin’ this for YEARS

  • robertTHEallen

    true, true.
    meka youre right yet again

  • rukstar


    you clearly havent been to a Roots show

  • Pdid

    black thought is a dope lyricist, he’s a real humble dude too

  • Shannon

    I agree with this article, The Roots are incredible. But what about artists like Nas or Ghostface for example? I think they have stayed relevant, and both have been around longer than Jay.

  • I’d come to check with you here. Which is not something I typically do! I really like reading a post that will make people think. Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!