The Roots’ Black Thought talk Top 5 Mcs, New Album, Inspiration + More [Hard Knock TV]

Black Thought's Oscar Rap (Jimmy Fallon)

The Roots’ Black Thought, Kirk Douglas and Mark Kelley talk to Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili before their performance at the Samsung Galaxy Sound Stage during the SXSW 2013 festival. Topics include Black Thought’s list of Top 5 MCs of all time, How the new Roots album is coming along as well as which song or artist inspired each member to want to do music for a career.

We apologize for the loud noise in the background it was an intimate space backstage and Band of Horses was playing during the interview.