The Roots founding member Malik B has died at age 47
CBS, 31 Jul 2020
Malik B, a rapper and founding member of The Roots, has died. He was 47. Malik B, whose real name is Malik Abdul Basit, was a major contributor to the group, which includes Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter. CBSN's Lana Zak reports.