The Roots Team Up With John Legend For They Upcoming Album!


The Roots have recruited John Legend and My Morning Jacket’s Jim James to guest on How I Got Over, their long-awaited and much-delayed new album. The Roots serve as the house band for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, as well as the back up band on John Legend’s new album, hence the delay. Billboard broke the news about the album’s guest list.

Joanna Newsom also appears on the record…sort of. The band samples Newsom’s “Book of Righ-On,” which appears on The Milk-Eyed Mender. She has not recorded with the band, as had been reported; they just borrowed from her via a sample. Full Story at Artistdirect

The release date for How I Got Over is June 8 according to Metacritic.com

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