The Roots Picnic 2022 includes a lineup featuring musicians like Mary J. Blige and podcasts like 'Million Dollaz Worth of Game.'
February 16, 2022 The Live Podcast Stage was curated by Wallo267 and Gillie The King. Live Nation Urban and The Roots announce the return of Roots Picnic. This is the first in-person Roots Picnic since 2019. The music festival will take place at The Mann at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on June 4 and 5. The Roots will back Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary J. Bligefor her headlining set. Blige is coming off a critically-acclaimed performance for the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show on Sunday. The 2022 Roots Picnic lineup also includes Summer Walker, Wizkid, Kirk Franklin, Jazmine Sullivan, G Herbo, Tierra Whack, Masego, Muni Long, and J Period Live Mixtape featuring Black Thought, Rick Ross, & Benny The Butcher, and other acts. Million Dollaz Worth of Game hosts Wallo267 and Gillie The King curated the Live Podcast Stage. Questlove Supreme by The Roots member Questlove, Rory & Mal, and Jemele Hill is Unbothered are also scheduled for the event. After a long two years, we are excited to announce the return of The Roots Picnic to Philly with two days of music and culture at the Mann at Fairmount Park, says Shawn Gee, President of Live Nation Urban, The Roots manager, and co-founder of the event. Gee adds, This year, Black Thought, Questlove, and I attempted to curate a lineup that broke through the genre barriers that often separate us in Black culture. To be able to book Mickey Guyton, Kirk Franklin, G Herbo, Wizkid, Wallo & Gillie, and Mary J Blige on the same lineup was a dream come true. Roots Picnic 2022 will stream live on the Hip Hop groups