Tariq Trotter

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Roots Musician Helps Unveil Mural In South Philadelphia

The 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.

11/08/2014

(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

("Roots" members Tariq Trotter and Kamal Gray at today's Mural Arts announcement.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Hip-Hoppers ‘The Roots’ To Get A South St. Mural

Philadelphia’s favorite band is hooking up with Philadelphia’s premier public arts program.

11/07/2011

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