Tariq Trotter—you probably know him as Black Thought—wants you to know that he’s definitely, unequivocally the most stylish member of the Roots. His new collaboration with the eyewear legends at Moscot makes a pretty strong case for that. So we talked with the man about tortoiseshell, secret Grammy jam sessions and the virtues of not giving a fuck.
Every Wednesday from here on out, we’re giving you a piece of our minds. Actually, more like five pieces. It’s a chance to get a deeper look into what makes the minds behind Kempt tick—you know, beyond the usual Internet handsomeness we’re serving up daily. So welcome to our most personal weekly feature: The Kempt Five.