Thundercat & The Roots – Heartbreaks + Setbacks Performance (Video)

One of the best parts about having The Roots on “Late Night” with Jimmy Fallon is the exposure to new music. Heads can often hope that whether Mac Miller’s artistic evolution, De La Soul deep cuts, or Big K.R.I.T’s breakthrough, that bedrooms and living-rooms everywhere are getting exposed to better music. Admittedly, The Roots’ musical direction under ?uestlove has put me personally onto Tyler, The Creator and Hodgy Beats’ magic two Februaries ago during a spot appearance. The same is hopefully true for bassist and vocalist Thundercat.

In July, the Flying Lotus and Suicidal Tendencies collaborator releasedApocalypseon Brainfeeder. The second track is this powerful song, “Heartbreaks + Setbacks.” The video of the performance with The Roots does the work more justice than any words could…

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