The official lineup for the 6th Annual Roots Picnic has been announced.
For this year’s event, taking place at Festival Pier at Penns Landing in Philadelphia on June 1st, ?uestlove and Black Thought have selected Naughty By Nature (who will be backed by The Roots), Grimes, Gary Clark Jr., Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Solange Knowles, Joey Bada$$, How to Dress Well, Sonnymoon, Jennah Bell, Trinidad Jame$, Robert Glasper, Lushlife, DJ Premier, Hit-Boy, The Gaslamp Killer and araabMUZIK.
“The hardest thing is catching acts that are just getting buzz so you can get them on the cusp,” ?uestlove told Billboard. “I thought instantly that Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were going to be poppin. And just on a hunch, I was like, ‘Alright.’ We hit them and they agreed. Sure enough, after the album came out, they just became unstoppable.”
Check the flier below.