Called "the best Roots mixtape ever" by The Source Magazine and named's "Best Mixtapes of the Year 2006", J.PERIOD's official Best of the Roots is a one-of-a-kind collector’s item and a must-have for any fan of the best band in hip hop. Packed with over 50 tracks of Roots classics, rarities and exclusive J.PERIOD remixes, The Best of the Roots also features 6 exclusive new Black Thought freestyles and original tracks produced by J.PERIOD. Guest appearances from standout Roots crew members, plus Jay-Z, Rakim, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Big Pun, Stevie Wonder and more.

Track Listing

1. Rock Star (J.Period Exclusive!)
2. Malcolm X Interlude
3. Come Together f. Zion I (Produced By J.Period)
4. The Next Movement
5. Thought Is Like Freestyle (Exclusive Freestyle)
6. Clones
7. Subliminal Minded (J.Period Exclusive)
8. Push Up Ya Lighter
9. Push Up Ya Lighter f. Kardinal Offishall (J.Period Exclusive)
10. Concerto Of A Desperado
11. Concerto Of A Desperado f. Rakim (J.Period Remix)
12. Rakim Interlude
13. Been Thru The Storm F. Stevie Wonder (J.Period Exclusive)
14. Superlyricism / R.I.P. Big Pun
15. Superlyrical f. Big Pun
16. Supposed To Represent (Interlude)
17. All In The Music
18. Don’t Feel Right
19. Members Of The Band / Proceed II
f. Roy Ayers (Interlude)
20. Essaywhuman?!!!??!
21. Live From The PJ’s f. Ghostface & Trife
22. PJ’s f. Big L (J.Period Remix)
23. Influences / Native Tongue Interlude
24. P**sy Galore
25. Stay Cool
26. Stay Cool f. Q-Tip (J.Period Remix)
27. De La Soul / Ego Trip Interlude
28. What They Do
29. You Got Me (Me Tienes Remix)
30. Me Tienes f. Nas (J.Period Remix)
31. Don’t Say Nuthin (J.Period Remix)
32. Nuthin (J.Period Stick Up Remix)
33. Nuthin (J.Period Shot Ya Remix)
34. Adrenaline f. Malik B
35. Adrenaline f. Busta Rhymes
(J.Period Remix)
36. Yes Y’all f. Will.I.Am (J.Period Remix)
37. Beat Street / B-Boy Interlude
38. Thought @ Work (J.Period Remix)
39. Crazy Legs / Rock Steady Crew Interlude
40. Boom! / Wrath Of Kane (J.Period Blend)
41. Din Da Da (J.Period Volume Remix)
42. Rahzel Interlude
43. Act Too… Love Of My Life
44. Love Of My Life (Remix) f. Mayda Del Valle (J.Period Exclusive!)
45. Streets Of Philly (Produced By J.Period)
46. What You Want
47. Like Water (Remix) f. Lauryn Hill (Produced By J.Period)
48. You Got Me (J.Period Remix) f. Jill Scott, Erykah Badu & Eve
49. Jill Scott Interlude
50. Break You Off f. D’angelo (Unreleased Exclusive)
51. Bonus: Murder In The First f. Jay-Z