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Is There A Black Guy In This Band?

This might be harder than you think.

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  1. 1. Maroon 5: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    PJ Morton has played keyboard and done back up vocals for Maroon 5 since 2010. He is also currently signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money label.

  2. 2. Daughtry: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Nope, just four white dudes.

  3. 3. Nickelback: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Um, no. Definitely just four white dudes.

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  4. 4. Plain White T's: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    De'Mar Hamilton plays drums.

  5. 5. TV On The Radio: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    The better question is who is that white guy? He is guitarist and producer Dave Sitek.

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  6. 6. Foo Fighters: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Pat Smear is of mixed ancestry: His mother is Native American and African American, and his father is German.

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  7. 7. Weezer: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Correct!
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    Nope, just four white dudes.

  8. 8. Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Sadly, the legendary "Minister of Soul," saxophonist and percussionist Clarence Clemons, passed away in 2011.

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  9. 9. Arcade Fire: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    But there is a black woman! Regine Chassagne's parents are Haitian (and this is referenced in the song "Haiti").

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  10. 10. Incubus: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Correct!
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    Chris Kilmore plays keyboard and also DJs. CORRECTION (3/18/13): As Questlove rightfully points out, we neglected to mention one other black guy in Incubus, Ben Kenney.

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  11. 11. Bloc Party: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Correct!
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    Kele Okereke is the lead singer and guitarist of Bloc Party.

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  12. 12. P.O.D.: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Mark "Traa" Daniels plays bass.

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  13. 13. Dave Matthews Band: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    There are three! Carter Anthony Beauford on drums, Boyd Calvin Tinsley on violin, and Rashawn Ross on trumpet.

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  14. 14. The Roots: Is there a black guy in this band?

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    Correct!
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    Um, yeah.

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