Drummer, The Roots

Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson is an acclaimed drummer, DJ, producer, and co-founder, as well as the unmistakable heartbeat, of The Roots, Philadelphia’s most influential hip-hop band. This Grammy award-winning musician's indisputable reputation has garnered him musical directing positions with everyone from D'Angelo to Eminem to Jay-Z. He is also the musical director for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where he and fellow Roots crew members serve as the house band.

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