Roots Musician Helps Unveil Mural In South PhiladelphiaThe colorful portrait of Dr. Shawn White, an AIDS and community activist who died last year, was unveiled Saturday with the help of his friend Tariq Trotter, AKA Black Thought from The Roots.
Mural Honoring a Point Breeze Activist Gets Boost From Philly Music LegendTariq "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.
New Broad St. Mural Honors Philadelphia's Music Ambassadors, 'The Roots'The mural, titled "Legendary," towers six stories high and stretches 60 feet wide.
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.
Philadelphia's Top In Hip-Hop & RapHip-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.