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Tariq Trotter


Tariq Trotter was born on October 3, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Charlize Theron/Josh Hartnett/The Roots (2014) ... (writer: "Never")
- Seth Rogen/Matt Bomer/Coldplay (2014) ... (writer: "Understand")
 2014 The Underground Kings (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Reveal (2014) ... (writer: "Clones")
- The Setup (2014) ... (writer: "Clones")
- The Beginning (2014) ... (writer: "Clones")
- The Confusion (2014) ... (writer: "Clones")
 2013 Grudge Match (writer: "Here I Come" - as Tarik L. Collins)
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2011) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Episode #3.50 (2011) ... (performer: "Fight the Power" - as Black Thought)
- Episode #3.11 (2011) ... (performer: "Walk This Way")
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "The Seed (2.0)" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.95 (2010) ... (writer: "Dear God 2.0")
 2010 Step Up 3D (writer: "Here I Come" - as Tarik L. Collins)
 2010 The Karate Kid (writer: "Here I Come" - as Tarik Collins)
 2009 The Soloist (writer: "Who Am I?" - as Tarik Collins)
 2008 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #15.104 (2008) ... (performer: "Rising Up")
 2007 Superbad (writer: "Here I Come" - as Tarik Trotter) / (writer: "My Favorite Mutiny" - as Tarik Collins)
 2007 I Think I Love My Wife (writer: "The Seed 2.0")
 2007 Stomp the Yard (writer: "In the Music" - as Tarik Trotter)
 2006 Rock the Bells (Documentary) (writer: "I'll Bee Dat" - as Tarik L. Collins)
 2006 The Ground Truth (Documentary) (writer: "Somebody's Gotta Do It")
 2005 Block Party (Documentary) (writer: "Boom", "You Got Me")
 2004 Chasing Liberty (writer: "The Seed" - as Tarik Trotter)
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I'm Sorry, I'm Lost (2003) ... (writer: "The Seed (2.0)")
 2003 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ebb Tide (2003) ... (writer: "Seed (2.0)" - uncredited)
 2002 Brown Sugar (writer: "Act Too (Love of My Life)" - as Tarik L. Collins)
 2002 Ken Park (writer: "Do You Want More?!!!??!" - as Tarik Collins)
 2002 Blade II (writer: "Tao of the Machine" - as Tarik Trotter)
 2001 Down to Earth ("Glitches")
 2000 Bamboozled (writer: "Mantan Show Music" (2000), "Burn Hollywood Burn" - as Tarik Trotter)
 2000 High Fidelity (writer: "The Anti-Circle")
 1999 The Hurricane (writer: "The Hurricane")
 1999 The Best Man (writer: "What You Want")
 1996 High School High (writer: "The Good, The Bad And The Desolate" - as Trotter)
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Other Works:

: Rap album with The Roots, "Do You Want More?!!!??!" (Geffen Records). See more »

Alternate Names:

The Roots | Roots | Tariq | Black Thought | Tarik Trotter | Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Attended the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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