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2018 Roots Picnic

2018-06-02

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Dave Chappelle, Lil Uzi Vert, the Diplomats, Dirty Projectors and the Roots are among the acts appearing at this year's Roots Picnic, which takes place at Philadelphia's Festival Pier on June 2nd.

Chappelle will host a Roots Jam Session "with mad mad mad surprise guests! Like seriously im not naming em here. Just gonna be one POW! after another POW POW after another #BoomBapPowSurprise for ya," Questlove promised on Instagram. The Roots and Chappelle previously held a Jam Session during Grammy Week in New York.

This year's 11th annual Roots Picnic will also feature sets by 2 Chainz, BadBadNotGood, DVSN, 6lack, Brandy, Rapsody and the Roots' Black Thought leading a Live Mixtape alongside J. Period, Fabalous and Jadakiss. The one-day festival will also feature a Podcast Stage and a Lifestyle Stage featuring Madden and NBA2K video game tourneys.

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