The 8th annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia is looking like one of 2015’s must go to events. This year’s headliners include A$AP Rocky, Erykah Badu, The Roots (of course), Phantogram and Rea Sremmurd.

Philadelphia, a city known for its “Brotherly Love” and a hub for historical locales, has a rich culture that’s permeated through its music scene in each respective era. An annual event birthed by hometown ambassadors and accomplished Hip-Hop band, The Roots, is the present day iteration of that fact.

The folks from Okayplayer were in Philly a a couple of weeks ago to catch The Legendary Roots Crew‘s 5th annual Roots’ Picnic and OKTV caught some great footage from the event. Wale, De La Soul, Yasiin Bey, Diplo, Rakim, Danny Brown, and many more make appearances in this Emmai Alaquiva directed recap. See what you missed after the […]

This past weekend, The Roots hosted the 5th Annual Roots Picnic in their native Philadelphia. Among this year’s acts were Diplo, Danny Brown, Wale, Major Lazer, Rakim, and De La Soul. Here is some footage of Dave, Posdnuos, and Maseo rocking out with The Legendary Roots Crew. They even surprised fans by bringing out the artist […]