Biography

Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born on January 20, 1971), known professionally as ?uestlove or Questlove (also known as BROther ?uestion, Questo or Brother Question), is an American drummer, DJ, music journalist and record producer. He is best known as the drummer for the Grammy Award-winning band The Roots, which is now the in-house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He has produced for artists such as Common, D'Angelo, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Bilal, Jay-Z, Nikka Costa and more recently, Al Green, Amy Winehouse and John Legend. He is a member of the production teams the Soulquarians, The Randy Watson Experience, and The Grand Wizzards.

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Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born on January 20, 1971), known professionally as ?uestlove or Questlove (also known as BROther ?uestion, Questo or Brother Question), is an American drummer, DJ, music journalist and record producer. He is best known as the drummer for the Grammy Award-winning band The Roots, which is now the in-house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He has produced for artists such as Common, D'Angelo, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Bilal, Jay-Z, Nikka Costa and more recently, Al Green, Amy Winehouse and John Legend. He is a member of the production teams the Soulquarians, The Randy Watson Experience, and The Grand Wizzards.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Questlove,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1971-01-20

Place of Birth USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Questlove
  • Ahmir Thompson
  • ?uestlove
  • Quest Love
  • ?uest Love
  • Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2020 Soul as (voice)
2019 Someone Great as Questlove
2018 Rock Rubber 45s as Himself
2018 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2016 Hamilton's America as Himself (as Questlove)
2016 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping as Himself
2015 All Things Must Pass as Himself
2014 Mr. Dynamite - The Rise of James Brown
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (540 episodes) as Himself - The Roots: Drums
2014 Finding the Funk
2013 SampleThis as Himself
2013 A Band Called Death as Himself
2013 Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records as Himself
2012 Bad 25 as Himself
2012 The Eric Andre Show (1 episode) as Himself
2011 Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest as Himself
2009 Downtown Calling as Himself
2009 Parks and Recreation (1 episode) as LeVondrious
2009 Am I Black Enough for You
2007 iCarly (1 episode) as Questlove
2006 Rachael Ray (1 episode)
2005 Dave Chappelle's Block Party as Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson
2005 Backstage Pass (5 episodes)
2005 Black in the 80s (3 episodes)
2004 And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop as Himself
2002 Brown Sugar as Himself
2001 All Access: Front Row. Backstage. Live! as Himself
2000 Bamboozled as Alabama Porch Monkeys: Levi - Musical Director
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode) as Musical Guest
1969 Sesame Street (1 episode) as Himself

Crew

2016 Roots (4 episodes)Executive Music Producer
2014 Top Five Executive Music Producer

Sound

2014 Top Five Original Music Composer
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode)Music Arranger

Production

2019 Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America (2 episodes)Executive Producer

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