Formed in 1987 in Philadelphia, PA, the legendary Roots Crew consists of Black Thought (MC), Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson (drums), Kamal Gray (electronic keyboards), F. Knuckles (percussion), Captain Kirk Douglas (electronic guitar), Damon Bryson (sousaphone), James Poyser (electronic keyboard), and Mark Kelly (electronic bass). Having previously released 12 projects, The Roots have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four Grammys, most recently for Best R&B Album for Wake Up! (2010), Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for "Hang on in There" (with John Legend), and Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance for "Shine." Additionally, in 2009 The Roots, named one of the greatest live bands around by both Spin and Rolling Stone, became the official house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, where they currently perform every Monday - Friday.