Black Thought

A Philadelphia native, Black Thought (born Tariq Trotter) is the lead rapper and co-founder of The Roots. Along with his iconic hip hop group, the veteran MC made his debut with 1993's Organix. Known for his social and political depth as well as his eclectic style, he's worked with a wide range of artists from Common to Linkin Park. The Grammy-winning lyricist has also tried his hand in acting, appearing in several popular films, including Brown Suger and Spike Lee's Bamboozled.

John Legend, The Roots - John Legend & ?uestlove “Tweet Q&A”, Part 1: Amex UNSTAGED

Prior to their September 23, 2010 performance at Terminal 5 in New York City, John Legend & ?uestlove sit down with director Spike Lee to answer questions Tweeted in by the fans. Part of UNSTAGED: an original series from American Express.

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