Kentucky Fried Hip Hop. Another 40 Akerz. The 40 Akerz Project. The Humdinger. Wooden Leather Edited Version. Back Roads. Blind Faith. Spinach Dip. Looking Grown.
Tours most with
Join Songkick to track Nappy Roots and get concert alerts when they play near you. View all past concerts. They came to prominence at the turn of the 21st century, when they became the biggest selling rap group of and have enjoyed a steady career ever since then. By , hip hop had already been a cultural phenomenon for the better part of a decade and a half; however, with some exceptions the east and west coasts still had the monopoly on producing the most commercially succesful and critically acclaimed examples of the genre. This was beginning to change with the rise of game changing groups like Outkast and the Goodie Mob but this was the year that one of the first groups to truly rock the boat in favour of the south came really arrived.
Nappy Roots is a Kentucky -based collective formed around by five students at Western Kentucky University who met up at campus parties. Five of the six members of Nappy Roots met while they were attending Western Kentucky University between and Prophet, and B. A diverse set of individuals, they came together in activities that blended music and entrepreneurship. DeVille, who often seems to serve as the spokesperson for Nappy Roots, was described by Rolling Stone as "the philosopher of the group and a plotter who's always thinking ten steps ahead.
They were the best selling hip hop group of Stille and Ron Clutch. In , Oakland, California native R. Both are pursuing solo careers. The group formed when the members were students at Western Kentucky University. The "Awnaw Remix " featuring Marcos of P.