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Black Thought Net Worth 2022: Age, Wife, Songs, Career Details And Everything You Need To Know

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Black Thought, whose real name is Tariq Luqmaan Trotter, was born on October 3, 1973. He is an American rapper, actor, and the lead MC of the Philadelphia-based hip hop group the Roots, which he and drummer Questlove started (Ahmir Thompson). People think of him as “one of the most skilled, sharp, and prolific rappers of his time” because of his live performance skills, continuous multisyllabic rhyme schemes, complex lyricism, double entendres, and politically aware lyrics. He sings and raps with the Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He and Fallon and his guests often play games together.

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Black Thought: Net Worth 2022

Tariq Trotter is an American hip-hop artist with a net worth of $12 million as of 2022. Tariq Trotter was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and went to school at the Philadelphia School for Creative and Performing Arts. He is also known as “Black Thought.” He went to Millersville University after that.

Black Thought: Early Life Details

Black Thought was born to Thomas and Cassandra Trotter, who were both members of the Nation of Islam. Their names were Tarik Luqmaan Trotter. When Trotter was one, his father was killed, and when he was in high school, his mother was killed.  He spent time in Philadelphia writing “DT” or “Double T” on walls.

He briefly sold crack cocaine, and when he was in high school, his parents sent him to live with them in Detroit for a few months. Trotter went to school for creative and performing arts in Philadelphia and studied journalism at Millersville University. In 1987, he met drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and they became friends.

Together, they formed a drummer/MC duo that played on the streets of Philadelphia and at talent shows. After that, Trotter was one of two MCs in the group Square Roots for a while. The other MC was Malik B., who Tariq met in college. Black Thought became interested in the teachings of the Nation of Gods and Earths when he was in high school.

Black Thought: Personal Life Details

In 2010, Black Thought married Michelle. He is the father of four boys and one girl.

Black Thought: Career Details

Black Thought got his start in 1987 when he met Questlove, a drummer whose real name is Ahmir Thompson. Under the name Square Roots, they had both played live shows with Malik B.

The band changed their name from “The Square Roots” to “The Roots,” and their first album, “The Organix,” came out in 1993. They got signed to DGC and made more music after that. Some of their albums are Phrenology from 2002, The Tipping Point from 2004, Game Theory from 2005, Rising Down from 2006, and so on.

Black Thought was an actor who had roles in movies like “On the Inside,” “Perfume,” “Bamboozled,” “Love Rom3,” “Brooklyn Babylon,” and many more.

Black Thought: Awards And Nominations 

In 2000, the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Grammy went to The Roots.

Black Thought: Roots Net Worth

Questlove Earnings: Questlove is an American DJ, record producer, music journalist, and drummer with a $14 million net worth. He is best known for being the drummer and lead singer of the band the Roots.

Is Tarik Still With His Roots?

The rapper hasn’t said much about why he’s leaving the show, but reports say that it’s only for a short time and he’ll be back. The Roots have been touring as well. Tariq will be on Broadway for the first time when he stars in Black No More. The performance will happen in January 2022.

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