The Roots announce new album release date

'How I Got Over' set to come out on June 8

The Roots have revealed that their forthcoming studio album, ‘How I Got Over’, will be released on June 8.

The band’s drummer and DJ Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson posted the release date on his Twitter page,

Further details of the album, which will be the band’s first since 2008’s ‘Rising Down’, are yet to be released. A song by the band from last year that shares the album’s name is expected to feature – listen to it by clicking below.

The band have also started work on a new album with Booker T of Booker T And The MGs, reports Billboard. The album is expected to feature a slew of guest vocalists.