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The Roots’ upcoming studio album And Then You Shoot Your Cousin will be released on May 20. Along with the release date, the group also dropped the album cover and the credits. If you're looking to pre-order the standard album or deluxe packages with merchandize or vinyl you can go here. Credits are below.

Romare Bearden (1911-1988); Pittsburgh Memory, 1964; mixed media collage on board; 8 1/2? x 11 3/4?, signed Collection of halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld, New York, NY; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

Back in February, Black Thought talked about the new album with XXL describing it as an another concept album. “It’s another concept album in the spirit of undun," says Black Thought. "but it’s not just about just one kind of character, we create quite a few different characters in this record. It’s satire, but in that satire it’s an analysis of some of the stereotypes perpetuated in not only the hip-hop community, but in the community. I don’t know if that makes any sense.”