Cody ChesnuTT poses backstage at the third annual Shortlist Concert at The Wiltern in October 2003.
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The Culture Corner: Get to know Cody ChesnuTT, the writer behind The Roots’ ‘The Seed’
On this edition of The Culture Corner, World Cafe Correspondent John Morrison talks about that song and dives deep into Cody’s 2002 album, The Headphone Masterpiece.
If you’re a fan of The Roots, “The Seed” is likely one of your favorite songs by the Philly group, but did you know that they didn’t write it? It was originally written and recorded by an artist named Cody ChesnuTT. Cody is featured on The Roots’ version of the song, but today you’re going to get to know him a lot better as we dive into his version.