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Black Thought (real name Tariq Trotter, born October 3, 1972) a.k.a. Bad Lieutenant, Big Bank Willie Gank, and 'Riq Geez B. is the MC of the Philadelphia-based hip hop group The Roots. Although nowhere near the most popular performer in hip-hop, Black Thought and The Roots have a solid and devoted following. Thought, who co-founded The Roots with drummer ?uestlove (Ahmir Thompson), is widely lauded for his lyrics' political bent, lyrical complexity, and his live performances.

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  • [New Single] The Wurxs - Visions Polarized ft BlackThought & TruckNorth http://www.ok-tho.com/2014/03/the-wurxs-visions-polarized-ft.html
  • Although nowhere near the most popular performer in hip-hop, Black Thought and The Roots have a solid and devoted following. ummm?
  • "Cold smooth like that dude Sean Connery was playin'"
  • Easily one of the top ten MC's of all time. [2]
  • Easily one of the top ten MC's of all time.
  • Love Movin'
  • Can't wait for "Dangerous Thoughts". One of my favorite emcees and my fav producer linkin up for some voodoo. Can't wait.

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