The Roots, Kid Cudi, De La Soul and More Set to Perform at 5th Annual “Roots Picnic”

(AllHipHop News) The lineup for The Roots’ 5th annual Roots Picnic was revealed recently, and it includes an eclectic mix of high-profile artists and emerging talent from the genres of Hip-Hop, Soul, and Electronica.

This year’s Roots Picnic will take place over the course of two days on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia.

In addition to The Roots, who have headlined their namesake festival for the past four years, Kid Cudi, De La Soul (backed by The Roots band), Wale, Danny Brown, and Mr. MFN eXquire are all set to perform.

Acts such as Major Lazer, James Murphy from LCD Soundsystem, Dice Raw, Diplo, OCD: Moosh & Twist, Flosstradamus, Young Gliss, Rone, St. Vincent, Shabazz Palaces, Star Slinger, Kids These Days, Tune-Yards, The Hood Internet, Stretch Armstrong, Chill Moody, and DJ Diamond Kuts will also perform.

Tickets for the fifth annual Roots Picnic can be purchased as a 2-day pass ($80) or for each individual day ($50). All tickets are on sale now at

  The Roots Picnic flyer

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