Ask The Roots: Discovering New Music
The Roots is a Grammy Award-winning hip-hop act Rolling Stone magazine named one of the greatest live bands around. Founded by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, the group has released 14 albums since 1993, five of which reached the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart. Additionally, The Roots is also the official house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where Questlove also serves as the show's Musical Director. The group's latest single, "It Ain't Fair," features Bilal and appears on the soundtrack for the film Detroit.