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The Roots: Redefining Hip Hop

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The Roots: Redefining Hip Hop

The Roots: Redefining Hip Hop

The Roots: Redefining Hip Hop

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Hip-hop artists often avoid live shows because their sound depends on studio wizardry. But Philadelphia's top live hip-hop act The Roots are trying to help a larger audience see the genre as art. NPR's Julia Mitric reports.