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Tariq Trotter

Tariq Trotter was born on October 3, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Superbad (2007), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) and Brown Sugar (2002). See full bio »

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Superbad Soundtrack
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Brown Sugar
Brown Sugar Himself - The Roots
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 2014-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (musician - 85 episodes)
- Hillary Clinton/Terry Crews/Ariana Grande (2016) ... (musician: The Roots)
- Miley Cyrus (2016) ... (musician: The Roots)
- Will Smith/Usher (2016) ... (musician: The Roots)
- Alicia Vikander/Céline Dion (2016) ... (musician: The Roots)
 2009-2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (musician - 18 episodes)
- Episode #3.48 (2011) ... (musician: The Roots)
- Episode #3.44 (2011) ... (musician: The Roots)
- Episode #3.38 (2011) ... (musician: The Roots)
- Episode #3.26 (2011) ... (musician: The Roots)
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Other Works:

: Rap album with The Roots, "Organix" (Remedy Records). See more »

Alternate Names:

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


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Rapper for the group The Roots, where he goes by the name Black Thought. See more »

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