The Roots have recently unveiled the much-anticipated lineup for their annual event, The Roots Picnic. Featuring Queen Latifah,Common, and other notable artists, the anticipation for this summertime gathering is palpable.
Welcome To The Stage
On Tuesday, Dec. 12, The Roots announced the lineup for their official “Hip Hop Is The Love Of My Life, The Roots Picnic.” The highly anticipated event is set to be a monumental event hosted by Live Nation Urban, Roots Picnic, and LA Phil.
The picnic aims to commemorate hip-hop’s rich history and influence over the past 50 years. The event is scheduled at The Hollywood Bowl, making it accessible to a broad audience.
Who Will Be In Attendance?
The powerhouse lineup unveiled for The Roots Picnic is nothing short of extraordinary. With iconic acts such as Common, Queen Latifah, and The Roots, attendees can expect a captivating musical experience.
Adding to the excitement, Digable Planets, Arrested Development, The Pharcyde, and Black Sheep will also hit the stage, bringing their unique styles and influences to the picnic. Fans all around have taken to Instagram to express their enthusiasm for the lineup.
One user (@missmeowmix) stated, “Y’all need Beatnuts & Jeru too!” While another user (@ebkaplan) stated, “Please bring this crew back east toooooooo please please 🙏🏼 thank you ❤️” The overwhelmingly positive response from fans showcases the immense anticipation and support that awaits The Roots Picnic.
The Hollywood Bowl presale began on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 10 AM PT, followed by a Bandsintown presale with the code “LOVE.” Presales ended on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 10 PM PT, and the public on-sale began on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 10 AM PT.
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The Roots Picnic has always been the perfect way to kick off summer with a bang. The 2023 Roots Picnicheld at The Mann at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia was a resounding commercial success from June 2nd to 4th. With a focus on the hottest names in R&B, the event showcased a lineup that enthralled audiences.
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In other lineup news, controversy arose when Lil Uzi Vert publicly claimed he had not agreed to perform at Rolling Loud California. Future and Metro Boomin later replaced the rapperto replace him.