Aside from mainstays Black Thought and Questlove, the Roots have switched around and augmented their musical arsenal many times through the years, bringing in tuba player Tuba Gooding Jr., beatboxer Scratch (briefly) and a succession of bass playe...
Spike Lee's satirical take on African-American depiction in entertainment featured several musical numbers. The Roots played a minstrel show type band while Mos Def and Canibus played militant rappers. (Photo: New Line Cinema)
The Mo Meta Blues author gives details about his new book.
Captain Kirk Douglas, Mark Kelley and Black Thought of the Roots pause for a pic backstage during the Samsung Galaxy Sound Stage presents Band of Horses and the Roots at SXSW in Austin, Texas. (Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for Samsung)
The Roots drummer will detail his journey through the music industry.
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