Live Show: Things Fall Apart by The Roots

Critically Acclaimed is live at Dangerously Delicious Pies! Host Jake Ramirez and freelance music writer Chris Kelly dig into Things Fall Apart, the 1999 LP by The Roots that kicked off the brief but essential Soulquarian era. The two discuss the how the album has aged gracefully, how it hasn’t, and why music wouldn’t be the same without those Electric Lady sessions.

Show Notes:

Art Director Kenny Gravillis Tells the Stories Behind The Roots’ 5 “Things Fall Apart” Album Covers | Complex

The Soulquarians | Pitchfork

How the Soulquarians Birthed D’Angelo’s ‘Voodoo’ and Transformed Jazz | NYT

Black Thought Breaks Down “Things Fall Apart” | Complex

The Roots – “Things Fall Apart” Turns 15: Interview With Ursula Rucker On “The Return To Innocence Lost” | Hip Hop DX

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