Questlove is the unmistakable heartbeat of Philadelphia’s most influential hip-hop group, The Roots. He is the Musical Director for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and a 5-time GRAMMY Award winning musician. Questlove has also released three books including the New York Times bestseller Mo’ Meta Blues, Soul Train: The Music, Dance and Style of a Generation, the James Beard-nominated somethingtofoodabout, and his most recent release, Creative Quest. He is gearing up to release his new book Mixtape Potluck this October. He also recently launched a new endeavor, Questlove’s Cheesesteak™ made with Impossible™ 2.0.
He co-produced the GRAMMY Award winning Original Broadway Cast Recording of Hamilton. Questlove and Black Thought of the Roots are Executive Producing a new documentary series, Hip-Hop: The Songs The Shook America, launching on AMC Fall 2019 under their production company, Two One Five Entertainment. Additionally, Questlove will Executive Produce an upcoming Broadway musical based on Soul Train. Questlove is on the City Harvest Food Council, a board member of Food & Finance High School (Food Education Fund), and on the Advisory Council for the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD). Questlove is also a Founding Member of the CAPA Foundation in Philadelphia.