Thought and Vision: A Conversation with Roots Vocalist Tariq Trotter

February 9, 2015 10:57 PM

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About halfway through our interview, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter pauses: "Sorry, I'm in the middle of cooking dinner." On this particular day, dinner is lobster bisque, Arctic char, and sautéed kale. It is a homemade meal, made entirely from scratch. Apparently, the man can cook.

Last month, Trotter and Roots drummer Questlove took to the Okayplayer website to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first major album release, Do You Want More?!!!!??!. Before co-founding the group, the two men met at Philadelphia's Creative and Performing Arts High School where Questlove was ...

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