People used to think that hair had a mythological power like the biblical Samson before Delilah made him look like Tech N9ne or Rick James before crack made him an inmate at the weave-less Folsom State Prison.

Whether that's true or not, one dude in hip-hop that definitely has power in his hair is Questlove. He made "The List" of top 150 people, places and things during the XXL era as the elder statesman of hip-hop. He's a New York Times bestselling author, teaches at NYU, DJs nightclubs and celebrity events and oh yeah, he has 25 plus years in The Roots with the last four of those years serving as the house band on Jimmy Fallon's show.

The power to do all of that has to come from somewhere so here is a look back - way back to when he was still B.R.O.The.R.?, on the drums - at Questlove's power source, that magnificent fro.

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