This Day in Hip Hop and Rap History
Host: Chuck D w/ Duke Eatmon & Ron Maskell
June 22nd, 2012
June 22nd - The Roots release their tenth album “How I Got Over” on Def Jam Records, on this day in 2010.
“How I Got Over” earned the hardworking Philly hip-hop band a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album Of The Year.
“How I Got Over” spawned the hit single “The Fire” (featuring John Legend).
Monsters Of Folk also guest on the album, on a remake of their tune “Dear God”, with The Roots, subsequently re-titled “Dear God 2.0”.
Other guests on “How I Got Over” also included; Peedi Peedi, Joanna Newsom, STS, Truck North, Blu, Phonte, Patty Crash, Dice Raw, P.O.R.N., Haley Dekle, Angel Deradoorian and Amber Coffman.