The Roots reveal “Make My” ft Big K.R.I.T + Undun album track list | New Music

The legendary Roots crew have announced the first single from their first concept album Undun will be called ‘Make My’ featuring Big K.R.I.T. and will be released on iTunes on November the 1st. As well as that, they’ve released the track list for Undun which will be released on December 6th via Def Jam Records.

Listen To: The Roots – “Make My” ft Big K.R.I.T
The Roots “Make My” featuring Big K.R.I.T. by okayplayer

“At this point in our career we’d like for our work to have a unifying theme, and an experiential quality,” says Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, 40. “We’ve been intentionally making our albums shorter in length so that they can be experienced as a continuous work. The music is band-oriented with an eye on the moody cinematic. As a DJ, I am the King of playlists, but I don’t want our albums to feel like a playlist or a mixtape for that matter. We want to tell stories that work within the album format and we want the stories to be nuanced and useful to people. undun is the story of this kid who becomes criminal, but he wasn’t born criminal. He’s not the nouveau exotic primitive bug-eyed gunrunner like Tupac’s character Bishop in “Juice”… he’s actually thoughtful and is neither victim nor hero. Just some kid who begins to order his world in a way that makes the most sense to him at a given moment… At the end of the day… isn’t that what we all do?”

The RootsUndun (Album tracklisting)
1) Sleep
2) Make My
3) One Time
4) Kool On
5) The Jump
6) Stomp
7) Lighthouse
8) I Remember
9) Tip The Scale
10) Redford

Source: Okayplayer

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