The Roots

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The Roots

Philladelphia based Hip Hop band, established in 1987. Current members (per most recent release):

  • Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter: MC,
  • Amir "?uestlove(Quest-love)" Thompson: Drums,
  • Lennard "Hub" Hubbard: Bass,
  • James "Kamal" Gray: Keyboards,
  • "Captain" Kirk Douglas: Guitar,
  • Frank "Knuckles" Walker: Extra Percussion.

Some former members:

  • Malik B: MC,
  • Scott Storch: Keyboards,
  • Josh "Rubberband man" Abrams: Bass,
  • Ben Kenney: Guitar,
  • Kyle "Scratch" Jones: beatbox.

The Roots featuring Erykah Badu (You Got Me [1999])