AOTY 2019
The Roots - How I Got Over
Critic Score
Based on 22 reviews
2010 Ratings: #52 / 865
Year End Rank: #30
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Based on 149 ratings
2010 Ratings: #25
June 22, 2010 / Release Date
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Def Jam / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

Doofy
71
This one would sit right in the middle on the Roots discography quality scale.
amygoodall
84
good
MinatoArisato
75
How I Got Over is a remarkable albums that shows the Roots were still at the top of their game after putting out over a decades worth of work in the music industry. This record see's the band return with their signature fusion of Soul, R'n'B, Jazz, Hip-Hop and live band music. Each member feels like they bring something important to the table, from Questlove's incredibly crisp and precise drumming to Black Thought's smooth delivery and conscious lyricism which touch on politics and social ... read more
Sappy
90
Top Favorite: Now Or Never
Other Favorites: Dear God 2.0, Right On, Walk Alone
Least Favorite: Hustla
76
Excellent = 10
Great = 1, 4-6, 8-9
Average = 2-3, 7, 11-14
Bad = N/A
Trash = N/A

Another great album from The Roots.
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Track List

  1. A Peace Of Light
  2. Walk Alone
  3. Dear God 2.0
  4. Radio Daze 
  5. Now Or Never 
  6. How I Got Over 
  7. Dillatude: The Flight Of Titus
  8. The Day
  9. Right On 
  10. Doin' It Again 
  11. The Fire
  12. Tunnel Vision
  13. Web 20/20
  14. Hustla

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