World Cafe Playlist for 02/01/2021

Black Thought joins host Raina Douris

Tariq Trotter – a.k.a. Black Thought – was born at the same time that hip hop was emerging, and the rapper grew up to be the lead MC and co-founder of The Roots, along with drummer Questlove. Now, the Roots are the house band on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Black Thought recently completed a trilogy of solo albums with the latest, called Streams of Thought Vol. 3: Cane & Abel. He joins host Raina Douris to talk about his journey with The Roots and his own evolution as an artist.

*Stevie Wonder “Boogie On Reggae Woman” Fullfillingness’ First Finale
Black Thought “We Could Be Good (United)” Streams Of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able
Black Thought “Good Morning” Streams Of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able
Spoonie Gee “Love Rap” Godfather Of Hip Hop
The Roots “The Roots Is Comin” Organix
Black Thought “Fuel” Streams Of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able
Black Thought “Thought Vs Everybody” Streams Of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able
Black Thought “American Heartbreak” American Heartbreak
John Legend & The Roots “Hard Times” Wake Up
Devon Gilfillian “What’s Going On” What’s Going On
Arlo Parks “Hurt” Collapsed In Sunbeams
Tv On The Radio “Will Do” Nine Types Of Light
Michael Kiwanuka “I’m Getting Ready” Home Again

Hour Two
*Nathaniel Rateliff “Redemption” Palmer Original Soundtrack
Molly Burch “Emotion (Feat. Wild Nothing)” Emotion (Single)
Nana Adjoa “She’s Stronger” Big Dreaming Ants
Death Cab For Cutie “Summer Skin” Plans
Jose Gonzalez “Heartbeats” Veneer
Phoebe Bridgers “Garden Song” Punisher
Jon Batiste “I Need You” We Are
Preservation Hall Jazz Band “Keep Your Head Up (Feat. Pell)” A Tuba To Cuba
Robert Randolph & The Family Band “Soul Refreshing” Unclassified
Sierra Ferrell “Why’d Ya Do It” Why’d Ya It (Single)
Susan Tedeschi “Tired Of My Tears” Hope & Desire
Jackson Browne & Bonnie Raitt “Poor Poor Pitiful Me” Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs Of Warren Zevon
Camp Trash “Bobby” Downtiming
Gin Blossoms “Until I Fall Away” New Miserable Experience
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit “Hope The High Road” The Nashville Sound

*Optional Song