The Roots Picnic 2014
by Mosi Reeves | May 31, 2014
Among celebrity-branded music festivals, the annual Roots Picnic is one of the most adventurous. Set for May 31 in Philadelphia, this year's installment not only includes the legendary Roots crew in the midst of a promotional run for their hotly debated ... And then you shoot your cousin, but the group backing up Snoop Dogg, who's fresh off his cult hit 7 Days of Funk. The undercard ranges from U.K. electronic pop dynamos Rudimental and bass heroes A$AP Ferg and araabMUZIK, to funk princess Janelle Monáe, R&B chanteuse Jhené Aiko and the indescribable Emily Wells. Biz Markie will be on deck for a DJ set, but hopefully he'll find a moment to croon a few notes from "Just a Friend."