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The Roots: Hip Hop Erudition And Wit

Angus Batey, MOJO, January 2003

"I'M ALIVE NOW!" BARKS AHMIR ?uestlove Thompson, drummer and de facto leader of Philadelphia hip hop band The Roots, and music press consumer of impeccable taste. "I've just found out I'm speaking to one of my favourite magazines! I was like, Damn! I'm in MOJO already? But then I realised I'm probably in the front section."

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