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DJ Questlove (DJ set), headliner

Questlove and his partner, Tariq, first performed together when Questlove was attempting to impress Amel Larrieux. It worked because the pair later went to prom together.

Not so for Questlove, who looks comfortable and in command hours before taping. It's obvious such detail-oriented artistry has paid off well for Questlove and The Roots.

The World According to Questlove

Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
January 20, 1971

Questlove on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Photo: Getty Images

Quest Loves Food mainly serves variations of chicken but also features other soul foods. Questlove’s dream is to one day own several food trucks that travel to different music festivals.

"The feelings at NBC were sorta like, 'Well, we know they're a good rap group but, what if we have [country artist] Tom T. Hall on the show? Do they have range?' " Questlove says.