• Ex-Roots drummer sues Questlove, Black Thought over unpaid royalties

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    The Roots have apparently forgotten their roots. A longtime member of the legendary “Tonight Show” house band is suing founders Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter - claiming they refused to pay him properly and then gave him the boot as a way to shut him up. “They simply kicked him out of...
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  • The Roots Sued by Ex-Drummer for Back Royalties and Using His Pic

    The Roots Sued by Ex-Drummer for Back Royalties and Using His Pic

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    The Roots are in the business of false advertising... so claims its ex-drummer in a new lawsuit. Frank "Knuckles" Walker - who joined the band in 2002 but was cut loose back in May - says the band is promoting performances as if he's still...
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