The Roots

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The Roots Partner With Michelle Obama’s “When We All Vote” For Virtual Festival Experience

By: Staff – This year, in partnership with Michelle Obama’s national, nonpartisan nonprofit organization, “When We All Vote”, The Roots are launching the 13th Annual Roots Picnic as a virtual broadcast experience on Saturday, June 27th, on YouTube.  Hosted by Questlove, Black Thought and Michelle Obama, the picnic will be filled with amazing performances by a diverse group of young highly popular hip hop, R&B … Continue reading

Photos: Bumbershoot 2017 – Lorde, The Roots, Weezer, Kaleo

Photos by: Daniel Hager  –  Day two of Bumbershoot 2017 in Seattle on September 2nd featured performances by pop singer-songwriter Lorde, who released her second album, Melodrama, on June 16th, 2017 via Republic, hip-hop  group The Roots, Grammy-winning alt-rock band Weezer, who released their tenth album, The White Album, on April 1st, 2016 via Atlantic, Icelandic indie pop band Kaleo, … Continue reading

Photos: Soundset 2016- Atmosphere, ASAP Rocky, Future, The Roots, Common

Photos by: Jeff Nelson –  Soundset 2016 took place last night at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, and featured performances by Minneapolis-based hip-hop group Atmosphere, who released their eighth album, Southsiders, on May 6th, 2014 via Rhymesayers Entertainment, which debuted at number eight on the Billboard 200 chart, Hip-hop artist ASAP Rocky, who released his second album, At. Long. Last. … Continue reading

Photos: Panamania 2015 – The Roots, Tanya Tagaq, Onda Vaga

Photos by: Julian Avram – Philideplhia-based hip-hop/neo-soul band The Roots, who released their eleventh album, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, on May 19th, 2014, and who serves as the house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, performed at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto on August 8th as part of the Panamania 2015 concert series celebrating … Continue reading

Concert Review + Photos: The Roots @ David Pecaut Square

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – On a perfect Saturday night (June 7th) in Toronto, the main discussion among the dense Luminato crowd at David Pecaut Square was about how just how many times they’d seen The Roots live. For some, the annual, outdoor set was now a well-lived tradition while others were experiencing it for the first time. While … Continue reading