The Roots

Founding Member of The Roots Malik B. Has Passed Away

On July 29 The Roots took to Twitter to announce the death of one of the founding members of the group, Malik Abdul Baset. Baset has passed at age 47.
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The Roots and Michelle Obama Team Up to Make 'Roots Picnic' Virtual

The Roots have partnered with Mrs. Obama’s “When We All Vote” registration initiative, in order to engage young voters on the importance of exercising political freedom during the live streaming music festival.
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The Roots Now Have Their Own Street in Philadelphia

The Roots are being honored in their hometown of Philadelphia, with a stretch of street being named after the Hip Hop group. The sign comes earlier than expected for the band that got their start in the City of Brotherly Love.
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The Roots Developing Children's Shows

The Roots are developing a series of children's shows with Amazon. The shows will involve both live action and animated characters. The working title of the show is 'South Street Sounds', and the group's hope is to inspire future generations of musicians to come! More on the series here.
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