The Roots have shared their new song titled “Feel It (You Got It),” the hip-hop group’s first new music in two years.
The track first appeared this fall when Questlove debuted the song at his alma mater The Philadelphia High School For Creative & Performing Arts for Citizen Bank’s Made Ready for Music event, which was then followed by a two-minute video for the track.
This week — as a “holiday treat” for fans, as Questlove wrote on Instagram — the Roots unveiled the full four-minute version of “Feel It (You Got It),” which also features singer/rapper Tish Hyman.
“Feel It (You Got It)” marks the Roots’ first new song since the Detroit soundtrack’s “It Ain’t Fair” in 2017. Questlove, Black Thought and company are reportedly at work on the Roots’ first album since 2014’s …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin; in 2016, the group announced their 12th studio album would be titled End Game. It’s unclear if “Feel It (You Got It)” is destined for that in-the-works LP.
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So earlier this fall I gave a preview of a new song at @capahs & thought as a holiday treat I’d share what we been working on for the past few 🥳 Thank you @citizensbank for putting together that amazing event at my alma mater CAPA. The kids loved it and I always love giving back to the school that gave so much to me. As i said earlier i played a snippet of a new Roots song called “Feel It (You Got It)” that we created for the #madeready campaign. We collabed with the talented #TIshHyman (follow @listen2tish) for this gem. You can click the bio link on @TheRoots page to hear is the fulll song on @spotify (it’s on all the streaming formats btw) thank you for listening #ad