The Roots and then you shoot your cousin album cover and tracklist

The Roots reveal '…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin' album cover and tracklist

The Roots After delivering the powerful "When The People Cheer", their first cut from their eleventh studio album …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, The Roots have now given us a peek at the LP's cover and official tracklisting.

Utilising Romare Bearden's 1964 mixed media collage “Pittsburgh Memory” as the official Long Player’s cover, the 12 track project has been described by the Hip Hop band's lead MC Black Thought as "another concept album in the spirit of undun, but it’s not just about just one kind of character, we create quite a few different characters in this record. It’s satire, but in that satire it’s an analysis of some of the stereotypes perpetuated in–not only the hip-hop community, but in the community".

We personally can't wait to hear the full album, but for now check out the full album artwork and tracklisting below...

The Roots and then you shoot your cousin album cover and tracklist

Tracklist:

1. Theme From The Middle Of The Night
2. Never
3. When The People Cheer
4. The Devil
5. Black Rock
6. Understand
7. Dies Irae
8. The Coming
9. The Dark (Trinity)
10. The Unraveling
11. Tomorrow
12. Nothing


Jesse Boykins III drops "Live In Me" + reveals 'Love Apparatus' album cover x tracklist

With the much anticipated release of Jesse Boykins III album Love Apparatus drawing closer, today the New York residing nomadic Soul-man not only delivers a new track, he also unveiled the album cover and full tracklist for the project.Read more


Watch: Nardwuar vs. Isaiah Rashad

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SZA releases "Babylon" Music Video + announces 'Z' release date

After mesmerising us up "Teen Spirit" and "Julia", New Jersey hailing songbird SZA is set to release her debut TDE project Z on April 8th.

To further heighten the anticipation levels for the forthcoming full length effort, today she gifts fans with a brand new song and music video in the form of the DJ Dahi-produced "Babylon".

Kicking off with a brief intro containing a snippet of a forthcoming track titled "U R", which is produced by Mac Miller, the symbolic visual accompaniment directed by the rising artist and APLUSFILMZ sees SZA stripping away her worldly belongings and taking a plunge into a lake.

Is this suicide or a baptism? Or Both? We'll let you make your minds up.

Watch the full video above and peep the official artwork for Z below...
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SOHN announces European + North American tourdates, Spring 2014

Recently making magic with the likes of Miguel, Banks and SZA plus the Kwabs tracks we've been so taken with, London-born producer, singer and songwriter SOHN announces a slew of headlining tourdates across Europe and North America throughout April and May 2014. Read more


Janelle Monae announces UK shows, May 2014

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Kansas City q.u.e.e.n. Janelle Monae returns to the UK this Spring for a set of three headline shows, setting stages alight in Manchester, Birmingham and London in May. Read more


ScHoolboy Q unveils Oxymoron album tracklist

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With his major label debut album Oxymoron set to impact on February 25th, South Central, Los Angeles hailing rapper ScHoolboy Q today unveils the official tracklist for the eagerly anticipated LP.Read more


India.Arie: "The Grammys are NOT about the music"

India.Arie

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Rainy Milo - "'Bout You" | Music Video

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Coachella 2014 festival lineup announced, Outkast to headline

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Angel Haze Says 'F**k You' To Her Label & Leaks Debut Album

Angel haze Dirty Gold

Leaks come hand in hand with nearly every major record release these days, it doesn't matter if you're Kanye West or making your first track with Fruity Loops on your Mum's Dell; a shifty engineer or a thirsty iTunes exec somewhere is gonna get hold of it.

Following in Death Grips' infamous footsteps of leaking their own album, Angel Haze erupted today as she too had some choice words for her record label which concluded in an expedited release of her debut album Dirty Gold. Read more


Beyoncé releases self-titled visual album f/ Jay Z, Drake, Frank Ocean, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Beyoncé closes the week with a grand audiovisual assault, unexpectedly releasing a new self-titled album accompanied by a host of vibrant, sensual, artsy music videos. Read more


2013 American Music Awards performances x winners: Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake + more

american music awards 2013

Last night marked the 20th anniversary of the American Music Awards and it featured performances from global superstars including Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Lady Gaga, TLC, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and more.
Check out the full winners' list as well as a selection of performances below...Read more


Eminem discusses singing, performing live and never leaving Detroit in Zane Lowe's Interview Part 4 [Video]

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After hearing about working with Kendrick Lamar to overcoming drug addictions to the follow up to "Stan"; Eminem today finishes up his comprehensive encounter with Radio 1's Zane Lowe.

Moving on through his latest LP, Marshall touches on his singing, his unwavering love for Detroit, revisiting his old house for The Marshall Mathers LP 2 cover and his new found comfort in touring.

Parts one, two and three of Zane Lowe's interview are available right now for those that missed them or those who want more Marshall introspection if MMLP2 wasn't quite enough.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOM2Afq_sTY


Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip to release joint mixtape 'The Abstract & The Dragon' | News

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Neneh Cherry unveils title track from new album, "Blank Project" | New Music

neneh cherry blank project

It's been a 16 year wait, but today Neneh Cherry unveils “Blank Project”, the debut single and title track from her first solo body of work in over a decade.Read more