On “Don’t Feel Right,” the funk-fueled single off the Roots’ forthcoming Def-Jam debut, Game Theory, Black Thought rhymes about a world full of nonsense and wack priorities. But it’s easy to forget this Philadelphia hip-hop group’s troubling visions when their single funnels slinky key progressions, drummer ?uestlove’s soulful beats, and guest vocalist Maimouna Yousef’s full-bodied croon into a brilliant breakdown midway through the track. The Roots’ Game Theory hits stores August 15.
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