The Roots became the "Tonight Show" house band when Fallon took over the show
Jimmy Fallon tapped the band to serve as his house band on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"
Backed Jay-Z for his MTV special and Madison Square Garden appearances,
Reached the Billboard Top 5 with Things Fall Apart
Signed with DGC for second album, Do You Want More?!!!??!
The band released its first album, Organix
Questlove and Black Thought began performing together as The Square Roots
Known for such albums as "Phrenology" and "Things Fall Apart"
Popular songs include "The Seed" and "Don't Say Nuthin'".
The band hosts the Roots Picnic, an annual music festival held in Philadelphia.
Questlove's father was Lee Andrews, a R&B singer who performed with a doo-wop group called the Hearts.
Featured in the 2006 documentary "Dave Chappelle's Block Party."
The band was the first hip-hop act to perform at Lincoln Center (2002).
Served as the backing band for soul legend Betty Wright on BettyWright: The Movie (2013).
Received the "Heroes Award" from the Philadelphia branch of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in 2004.