The Roots have announced their upcoming thirteenth album Undun, releasing via Def Jam Records later this year. The group began work on the album yesterday.

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The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania crew is currently in the studio working on the project. Last night, ?uestlove released a video to his Twitter account showing the band in the lab and previewing a cut from the album.

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UPDATE: The Roots has announced the release date for its first-ever concept album, UNDUN, due December 6th via Def Jam.

“UNDUN, our first ever concept album, will be released Tue December 6th, 2011 via Def Jam,” wrote the band on its Facebook page. “Mark your calendars folks and stay tuned for more info, music, artwork, and more.”

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