On June 2nd & 3rd, the Roots will present the 5th annual Roots Picnic in their hometown of Philadelphia. In addition to having their own headline set, they will be backing the boys of De La Soul. Topping the event bill with them will be Kid Cudi, followed by an abundance of notable talent including Diplo, James Murphy (of LCD Soundsystem) and the UK hip hop producer, Star Slinger. This year, the party will be held at Festival Pier of Penn’s Landing.
Words by: Lauren Dallas