Rakim To Perform With The Roots At 5th Annual Roots Picnic

UPDATE: Two legendary Long Island outfits rock Philly next month, as Rakim joins the bill with De La Soul.

The lineup for the 5th annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been announced.

Per usual, The Roots will headline the event, taking place on June 2nd and 3rd. Additional performers at the festival include Kid CuDi, De La Soul (backed by The Roots), Wale, Diplo, Danny Brown, Shabazz Palaces, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire and more.

The Roots Picnic will take place at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing. Tickets are available here. Check the full lineup below (via OKP).

roots

(March 15)

UPDATE: It has been announced that iconic emcee Rakim will perform on stage, backed by The Roots at the 5th Annual Roots Picnic. The Long Island, New York veteran joins an established list of acclaimed acts across music, including De La Soul, LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, Danny Brown, Wale, Kid Cudi and others.

Tickets and additional information are available here.

RELATED: Roots Picnic Ticket Giveaway

7 Comments

  • Anonymous

    HTTP://WWW.MAKEHOTBEATZ.COM *** *** YOU ARE DR.DRENAH UR BETTER! MAKEHOTBEATZ(DOT)COM*** *** GET UR PRODUCER DEGREE MAKEHOTBEATZ(DOT)COM*** *** GET A FREE DEMO MAKEHOTBEATZ(DOT)COM*** *** DRAKE WILL CALL U FOR BEATS MAKEHOTBEATZ(DOT)COM*** *** MAKE LABEL READY BEATS MAKEHOTBEATZ(DOT)COM*** ***BEATS GET $$$$ HTTP://WWW.MAKEHOTBEATZ.COM ***YOU CAN MAKE BEATS EASY!

  • Acesun

    Be easy kids, Rah is who Nas looked up to and Respected, Rah is a Iconic Legened in Rap History. One of the first to rock heavy "Ice" in the videos.

  • Anonymous

    N A S = G O A T! Ra u should of embrace Nas tribute to u instead u played urself u use to b hiphop king now ur Lil Bri is king!

  • 1love

    Rakim was good in late 80's and early 90's but his last three albums have been trash.

  • Mr Flamboyant

    Damn. This is gonna be nice.

  • Anonymous

    I think The Roots & De La Soul are the most consistent groups in hip-hop history.

  • Alf Capone

    black thought is one of the best rappers ever. the roots and de la soul, dope. wish i could see it

Most Discussed News