The Roots Teaming With Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote For Virtual Festival

The Roots are taking their Roots Picnic online this year, and they’re teaming up with former First Lady Michelle Obama to give the event an extra boost. The 13th annual Roots Picnic will go virtual on June 27 on YouTube in partnership with Obama’s national, nonpartisan nonprofit When We All Vote. The event — which was executive produced by Shawn Gee (Live Nation Urban), the Roots’ Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tarik Trotter (Two One Five Entertainment) and Dan Parise (DPS) — will be hosted by Quest, Black Thoughts and Obama, with sets from The Roots, H.E.R., Roddy Ricch, Lil Baby, SZA, Kirk Franklin, Snoh Aalegra, Earthgang, G Herbo, Polo G, D Nice and Musiq Soulchild (backed by The Roots)…

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