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The Roots Picnic

The Roots Picnic

Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter of the pioneering hip-hop group The Roots sings to the crowd during the second annual Roots Picnic at Penn’s Landing. The Roots are Philadelphia’s honorary creative ambassadors for 2009, part of the new Philly 360º™ initiative that highlights the city’s creative scene. The day-long concert also featured Philly’s own Santigold, Writtenhouse, Back to Basics, TV on the Radio, The Black Keys, Public Enemy and others.

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: African-American, Events, Multicultural, Music

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