Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts
The Roots become the house band on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
First book published, Mo' Meta Blues: The World According To Questlove.
The Roots become house band on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon".
Produced D'Angelo's Voodoo.
First Gold record, Things Fall Apart.
The Roots score their first Top 40 single, "What They Do"
The Roots' first album, Organix is released.
Initially wanted his credit in The Roots to be merely a question mark.
In his memoir Mo' Meta Blues, Questlove notes with pride that when conservative pundits combed through The Roots' albums looking for evidence of sexist or degrading lyrics in the wake of the Michele Bachmann scandal, they weren't able to find any.
Thompson's date to his senior prom was future soul singer Amel Larrieux.