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Black Thought

(A digital rendering of what the mural honoring Dr. Shawn White will look like.  Image provided by Mural Arts Program)

Mural Honoring a Point Breeze Activist Gets Boost From Philly Music Legend

Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of “The Roots” is lending his support for a mural that would honor the legacy of a beloved community leader he grew up with in South Philadelphia.

04/09/2014

(The Mural Arts Program mural honoring The Roots, at Broad and South Streets.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New Broad St. Mural Honors Philadelphia’s Music Ambassadors, ‘The Roots’

The mural, titled “Legendary,” towers six stories high and stretches 60 feet wide.

05/31/2013

Members of The Roots join Philadelphia Mural Arts Executive Director Jane Golden during the organization's 8th annual Wall Ball fundraiser. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Roots Honored By Philadelphia Mural Arts Program At Annual Wall Ball

On the eve of this weekend’s “Roots Picnic” the band was honored by the Philadelphia Mural Arts program Thursday during the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year.

05/31/2012

(credit: blogs.pitch.com)

Philadelphia’s Top In Hip-Hop & Rap

Hip-hop music has always resonated loud in the streets of Philadelphia, and the city’s artists are truly some of the purist lyricists in the game, gaining critical success, acclaim and even multiple Grammy awards.

CBS Philly–11/21/2010

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