Septuple link alert:
- From The Roots to roots reggae and Black Uhuru.
- The singer in The Roots is known as “Black Thought”.
- Uhuru is a character in Star Trek. The Roots have a guitarist called Captain Kirk Douglas.
- Both bands have featured on soundtracks for driving-based video games: The Roots on Project Gotham Racing, and Black Uhuru on Grand Theft Auto.
- Both bands are Grammy award winners.
- Plants have roots, and Black Uhuru sing a song about a “plant” known as Sinsemilla.
- Sinsemilla comes from the spanish phrase “sin semilla” which means “without seeds”.
Bonus recursive link: from The Roots to a song suggested by Gayton “Roots Bloody Roots” Peawell…