Thompson, Ahmir “Questlove”

    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson is drummer extraordinaire for The Roots, one of Philadelphia’s most successful bands and house band for “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.” Questlove has played with many well-known bands and musicians, appeared in movies, helped produce a Broadway show and designed a sneaker for Nike.  Thompson also stays connected to his hometown, performs in several Philadelphia music festivals, and gives back to his community.  

    More info:

    Philadelphia MagazineOne of Us: ?uestlove

    Philadelphia InquirerA moonlighting ?uestlove at Popped!

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