Malik Abdul Basit (November 14, 1972 – July 29, 2020) was an American rapper and singer who was a founding member of The Roots. He appeared on the first four albums released by The Roots, before departing the group. He returned as a featured artist for some later albums. He released one EP, entitled Psychological, on emcee Haak Blast’s publishing company Future Blast Publishing. He also released two studio albums, Street Assault (2005) and Unpredictable (2015) with Mr. Green.