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Roots Picnic Announces Lineup




    The Roots have announced the lineup for the fifth annual Roots Picnic festival, which will take place on June 2 and June 3 at Philadelphia's Penn's Landing.

    As always, The Roots -- always the hardest-working guys in the game even when it comes to event-planning -- have hand-picked an eclectic collection of lyrical legends, hip-hop upstarts, one-off collaborations and a little bit of indie rock thrown in.

    De La Soul backed by The Roots, Kid Cudi, St. Vincent, DJ sets from James Murphy and Diplo and a performance from that band that plays with Jimmy Fallon are just some of the bill's highlights. Check out the full lineup below, and head here to pick up tickets. 

    Fifth Annual Roots Picnic Festival

    The Roots

    Kid Cudi

    De La Soul backed by The Roots

    James Murphy (DJ Set)

    St. Vincent

    Danny Brown


    Shabazz Palaces

    Mr. Muthaxxxxn eXquire

    Star Slinger


    Moosh & Twist


    Stretch Armstrong

    Kids These Days

    Chill Moody 

    DJ Diamond Kuts


    The Hood Internet