… this June; entitled How I Got Over. I’m officially excited.
“It’s a more celebratory album—the story of triumph and the rise of the brand that is ‘The Roots,’ and how we kept our heads above water consistently for so many years in the game without taking a hiatus, maintaining some love and relevancy for all this time. And it refers to the gospel song by Mahalia Jackson. That’s the initial inspiration for the title of this joint. It’s like a moving performance of her rendition of that song.” – Black Thought [via XXL]
Also check out Black Thought covering Big Daddy Kane at The Roots’ most recent jam session under the cut, courtesy of the homie Dallas Penn.