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"My Roots" is a hip-hop dance song that appeared in Season Eight episode, "You Got F'd in the A". The song was played twice on a boombox, once by The Orange County Crew and then again by Chef at the dance studio.


First time

After buying a new RC car, Stan Marsh and the boys had a second encounter with the OC Crew. After the OC Crew played this song, Stan put in "Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus and danced back. Since Stan danced backed, it is declared that "it's on" and the two crews would have a dance competition.

Second time

In an attempt to become better, more organized dancers, Stan, Michael, Mercedes, Yao, and a duck named Jeffy attended a hip-hop dance class taught by Chef. After the first song plays and the children and duck tried and dance, Chef determined they have heart and soul, but lack talent.


You can't step to my roots, so don't try it.
You can’t burn with my group so don’t light it.
I'm on the East Floor crew* and I'm better than you.
You like to suck my balls, don't deny it.
You can't bop her like me so don't go there.
You never find a bigger bitch player nowhere.
I put my jimmy in a ho, start off slow,
I'm a good listener and that's rare.

*in the first instance of the song, when danced to by the Orange County Crew, "East Floor crew" is replaced by "OC Crew".

Songs from Season Eight
Achy Breaky Heart | Adagio for Strings | Animals Close-Up With a Wide-Angle Lens | Ballad of Paris Hilton | Christmas Time is Once a Year | Dance Sucka | I've Got Some Apples | I've Got Something In My Front Pocket | If You Leave Me Now | I Love to Brush My Teeth | Jeffy's Song | Kumbaya | Let's Fighting Love | Let's Ride the Train | Movin' On Up | My Robot Friend | My Roots | My Wishing Tree | Push It to the Limit | Seasons Change | Stars and Stripes Forever | Stupid Spoiled Whore Video Playset | The Future Begins With You and Me | The Power to Change | Touch My Body | Vote or Die! | Woodland Critter Christmas

See also: List of Songs | List of Minor Characters from Season Eight | Season Eight