About Black Thought
The lead emcee for Philly jazz-rappers the Roots, Black Thought is universally respected for his smooth flow and consistently intelligent lyrics. After founding the group with drummer ?uestlove in the late '80s, the Roots went on to release five albums and are at work on a sixth. They took home a Grammy in early 2000 for Best Rap Performance. Black Thought's much-anticipated solo album Masterpiece Theater is currently in the works.