The Roots - Undun
Critic Score
Based on 24 reviews
2011 Ratings: #22 / 964
User Score
Based on 383 ratings
2011 Ratings: #4
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December 6, 2011 / Release Date
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Def Jam / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Consequence of Sound

All told, the story undun tells is sometimes chilling, often thrilling, and always illuminating.

80
PopMatters

Despite its various faults undun is righteously solid

luna128
97
Incredibly underrated.
Audi_Alt
NR
mfw when i was excited for sufjan song but all he did was hum
BFunk32
100
Greatest album of all time. The sound of this album is amazing, along with Black Thought and the features on this albums work. They paint a vivid picture of the life of Redford Stevens and the struggles of life in Philly.
MinatoArisato
80
An absolute improvement over How I Got Over. The Roots take their jazz rap sound and pretty much improve it on all fronts, every track here is good if not great and feels so genuine and from the heart.

Best Track: Kool On
Worst Track: Stomp
Rollo_P
91
The story in reverse, the final four movements that's more reminiscent of orchestral music then hip-hop, an onslaught of music made from scratch vs. the contemporary style of sampling, Thought rapping as if his life depends on it (as always), and the finest Big KRIT feature you'll ever listen to. This album's got it all. Trust me, you might listen to a better Roots records, but you'd be hard-pressed to find a prettier sounding Roots record. A testament to the Root's longevity, scoring a 9/10 ... read more
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Track List

  1. Dun 
  2. Sleep 
  3. Make My 
  4. One Time 
  5. Kool On 
  6. The OtherSide 
  7. Stomp 
  8. Lighthouse 
  9. I Remember
  10. Tip The Scale 
  11. Redford (For Yia-Yia & Pappou) 
  12. Possibility (2nd Movement) 
  13. Will To Power (3rd Movement) 
  14. Finality (4th Movement)
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Added on: October 7, 2011