PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Temple University honored Oscar and Grammy-winning musician Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson Sunday night.
The co-founder of Philadelphia hip-hop group The Roots received the Lew Klein Excellence in Media Award.
The prize is given each year to honor key figures in the media and distinguished alumni.
Prior to being honored, Thompson took part in a Q&A with Temple students.
6abc president and general manager Bernie Prazenica and Action News anchor Sharrie Williams were on hand for the honors.