The Roots

Thousands Spend July 4th On The Parkway For 'Country's Largest Free Concert'Thousands flocked to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Saturday to enjoy the Philly 4th of July Jam.
Philadelphia Music Alliance Announces New Inductees For Walk Of FameThere will be seven new plaques embedded in the sidewalk along the Avenue of the Arts this Fall honoring Philadelphia music stars.
'Welcome America' July 4th Concert Lineup AnnouncedMayor Nutter said the huge concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will feature The Roots, Miguel, and Jennifer Nettles.
Guide To The 2015 Roots PicnicThis year, Festival Pier is again set to host the annual festival on the waterfront. Here’s what you need to know.
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.
The Roots To Partner With Their Philadelphia Alma Mater CAPAThe Roots are tapping into their resources to help raise funds for their alma mater in Philadelphia.
Nutter Thinks TV Viewer Perception of July 4th Concert Profanity Was OverblownThe mayor says both The Roots and Ed Sheeran cleaned up their lyrics and never needed to be bleeped, although they repeatedly were by WPVI-TV.
Guide To The 2014 Roots PicnicNow in its seventh year,<strong> The Roots Picnic</strong> is a one-of-a-kind, genre-bending festival that showcases the latest and greatest artists of today’s music scene.
Stigall Show Log 5.6.14Chris assesses the reaction at Rutgers following former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's decision to withdraw as their commencement speaker, a Supreme Court ruling on prayer at town council meetings, and the possibility that Jimmy Fallon brings the Tonight Show to Philadelphia.
Nicki Minaj Set For Roots' Annual 4th Of July Jam Nicki Minaj will head to the city of brotherly love for the Roots' annual 4th of July Jam.
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.
2014 Roots Picnic Lineup ReleasedThe 7th annual event is scheduled for Saturday, May 31 at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing.