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Seminal hiphop act who were responsible for kickstarting the nu-soul genre (Jill Scott, Common et al) with their 1999 release 'Things Fall Apart'. Boasting 8 legendary albums to date, The Roots have championed the careers of beatboxers Rahzel and Scratch and put the names of Black Thought and Questlove among the most influential in modern hip-hop.

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    The Roots did not disappoint... it was an evening of great music: their classics (n current joints), hip hop classics, jazz, a lil afro(fela kuti)-influenced music with black thought on vocals. There were phenomenal instrumentals and mind-blowing improvs where they all jammed like a conversation between instruments and, it was… (cont'd) Flo C
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