Tariq Trotter nickname(s):

Black Thought

Tariq Trotter date of birth:

October 3, 1971

How old is Tariq Trotter?

52

Where was Tariq Trotter born?

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

How tall is Tariq Trotter?

5' 7" (170 cm)

Tariq Trotter body shape:

Average

What color is Tariq Trotter's hair?

Black

What is Tariq Trotter's ethnicity?

Black

What is Tariq Trotter nationality?

American

What is Tariq Trotter's occupation?

Rapper, Personality

Tariq Trotter claim to fame:

Block Party

What genre is Tariq Trotter's work?

Hip hop

Short Biography

Tariq Luqmaan Trotter (born October 3, 1971), better known as Black Thought, is an American artist who is the lead MC of the Philadelphia-based hip hop group The Roots, as well as an occasional actor. Black Thought, who co-founded The Roots with drummer Questlove (Ahmir Thompson), is widely lauded for his live performance skills, continuous multisyllabic rhyme schemes, complex lyricism, double entendres, and politically aware content.