Nappy Roots Debut At Apollo, Impressive First Week Sales

Nappy Roots will make

their theater debut as performers on Apollo's Amateur Night at the world famous

Apollo theater in Harlem, New York.

The weekly show

has been at the venue since 1934 and has introduced the world to such stars

as Billie Holiday, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, Michael

Jackson, Fat Joe, D'Angelo, Lauryn Hill and others.

Nappy Roots will

make their debut performance on September 3.

In related news,

Nappy Roots sophomore album, Wooden Leather, hit stores on August 26.

The album is on

pace to move around 70,000 copies after being on the shelves for one week.

The group is one

of 13 artists featured on the Madden 2004 soundtrack, which has raked in over

$100 million dollars in sales since it was released August 14.