South Philly High School Students Get Big Reward For Work In ClassroomTareeq "Black Thought" Trotter of the Roots surprised dozens of students at South Philadelphia High School Wednesday with tickets to his music group's 10th annual festival.
'I Will Stick To My Word': Questlove To DJ Senior Prom After Initially Canceling AppearanceThe Grammy-winning performer cancelled his scheduled appearance Saturday at Pennsbury High School’s Senior Prom.
Black Thought From The Roots Ready For More Music...And Comedy In PhiladelphiaTariq Trotter, better known as Black Thought, switches fedoras this week for a comedy showcase he has created and curated for his hometown of Philadelphia.
10th Annual Roots Picnic Lineup AnnouncedThe legendary Roots crew have gathered the latest and greatest artists of today's music scene for their annual takeover of Festival Pier
The Roots Return To Philly And Bring Special Guest For Upcoming Roots PicnicThe 9th annual all day concert will take over Festival Pier this Saturday.
2016 Roots Picnic Lineup AnnouncedTickets to the festival go on sale Friday, February 5, at noon.
GRAMMY Artist From Philadelphia: The RootsThe three-time GRAMMY winners are unique in hip-hop, or any other genre of music.
7 Philadelphia Music Legends Get Their Plaques On Walk Of FameThe Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame on Broad Street is sporting seven new plaques today.
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.