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Episode 68 - Black Thought Tribute Pt. 1 (With Black Thought)







Episode 68 is reminder to always think big. This was a long time in the making and sometimes, dreams become reality. Black Thought isn't just one of our favorites, he is arguably the greatest rapper in the game. And despite where he might be on your top list, there is no doubt that after you listen to our Black Thought Tribute, he will be bumped up in your ranking. 


A rapper of this magnitude deserves a proper tribute, which is why we're breaking this jawn up into a 2-parts. Not only do we celebrate the G.O.A.T., we got a chance to talk to him for hours, too. 

We discuss the new album Streams of Thought, Vol. 3. We discuss working with Danger Mouse and the late Kobe Bryant, as well as the upcoming musical he wrote and will be starring in titled "Black No More". We find out if there's a new Roots album on it's way, delve into some Roots stories such as Malik B, Razhel, getting signed to Geffen and what the "actual" release date was for "Do You Want More?!!!??!". We talk Philly, food, classic hip-hop and much more. This interview was more like a conversation with your favorite super hero.  Part 2 will be released shortly and the full-interview will be available on our exclusive Vevo channel.


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Enjoy Part 1 of our Black Thought Tribute, cuz like Big Daddy Kane, we're just getting warmed-up!




All songs by The Roots or Black Thought unless noted.

  1. Thought vs. Everybody

  2. Ya’ll Know Who

  3. 100% Dundee

  4. Thought @ Work

  5. Boom!

  6. Web

  7. Get Busy

  8. Ghostface Killah – In Tha Park feat. Black Thought

  9. Statik Selektah – Bird’s Eye View feat. Raekwon, Joey Badas$$ & Black Thought

  10. Statik Selektah – The Imperial feat. Action Bronson, Royce Da 5’9 & Black Thought

  11. The Next Movement

  12. Proceed

  13. Proceed II feat. Roy Ayers

  14. Distortion To Static

  15. Distortion To Static (Remix)

  16. Section

  17. Black Thought - 2020 Roots Picnic Freestyle

  18. Clones

  19. Concerto of the Desperado

  20. Adrenaline feat. Dice Raw & Beanie Sigel

  21. 75 Bars (Black’s Reconstruction)

  22. 9th Thought

  23. The New Grit

  24. History Unfolds

  25. Streets

  26. In The Music

  27. Here I Come

  28. Game Theory

  29. Rising Down feat. Mos Def & Styles P

  30. Making a Murderer feat. Styles P

  31. Pharoahe Monch – Rapid Eye Movement feat. Black Thought

  32. Talib Kweli – Guerrilla Monsoon Rap feat. Black Thought, Pharoahe Monch & Kanye West

  33. Rock You

  34. Water

  35. Black Thought – Funkmaster Flex Freestyle

  36. PRhyme – Wishin’ II feat. Black Thought

  37. Benny The Butcher – Crowns for Kings feat. Black Thought

  38. Roc Marciano – Diamond Cutters feat. Black Thought

  39. Freddie Gibbs – Extradite feat. Black Thought

  40. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Education feat. Mos Def & Black Thought

  41. Twofifteen

  42. Fentanyl

  43. Get Outlined

  44. David Banner – Who Want It feat. Black Thought

  45. Understand

  46. Big Pun – Super Lyrical feat. Black Thought

  47. Respond/React

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