The Roots members Kamal (from left), Guestlove, Hub and Black Thought continue to push the limit of what hip hop is, while reinventing themselves each album.
The Roots give the camera their best mug before prepping for a show in New Jersey back in 1999.
And the winner is The Roots in 2000. Their first Grammy was for Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group for “You Got Me,” which they recorded with Erykah Badu.
Their hard work continues to pay off for The Roots. They ride in style while in New York back in 2002.
The band performs during the Smokin’ Grooves Tour in 2002 from their fourth album Phrenology.
Black Thought rocks the mic at the Shoreline Ampitheater in Mountain View, California in 2003.
The Roots make their entrance at the New York premiere of Dave Chappelle’s Block Party in 2006.
Rosie Perez and ?uestlove embrace at a benefit concert on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in 2006.
Questlove puts his talents to good use playing the drums while The Roots perform in Atlanta.
After ten albums, The Roots continue to get better with time.