The Upcycled Self:
An Evening with Black Thought from The Roots

Tariq Trotter, better know as Black Thought, is the platinum-selling, Grammy-winning co-founder of The Roots. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop and Trotter's new book, The Upcycled Self: A Memoir on the Art of Becoming Who We Are, Trotter will discuss his life and work in an intimate conversation with Jason King, Dean of the USC Thornton School of Music.

Saturday, December 2, 2023

7 PM

Bovard Auditorium

Contact: or (213) 740-0483


An Evening with Black Thought from The Roots

December 2, 2023

We are no longer accepting online reservations for this event. Rush tickets will be available at the "General Check-in" tables in front of Bovard Auditorium. Check-in opens at 6:15 p.m.