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Lil Wayne, Jill Scott, And Nas Set For Roots Picnic 2024

Weezy will be backed by The Roots for a tribute to New Orleans.

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The Roots - Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for iHeartRadio
The Roots - Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for iHeartRadio

The Roots and Live Nation Urban proudly present the 2024 installment of “Roots Picnic.” The two-day festival returns to its home of The Mann in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2. Headliners include Lil Wayne, Jill Scott, and Nas.

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The Roots Picnic alumni presale goes live on Tuesday, February 20 at 10 AM ET, while general on-sale begins Friday, February 23 at 10 AM ET.

Lil Wayne will be backed by The Roots, and together they will deliver a set highlighted by decades of definitive hits and an immersive celebration of Weezy’s multi-cultural hometown New Orleans which will include special guests PJ Morton and Trombone Shorty.

Other artists set to perform include Victoria Monét, André 3000 in support of his acclaimed solo debut, New Blue Sun, Gunna, Sexyy Red, Tyla, Smino, Babyface, Adam Blackstone featuring Fantasia & Muni Long, Cam’ron, Wale, Robert Glasper featuring Yebba, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, and more. Check out the full lineup below.

Roots Picnic will boast the Parkside Stage (formerly Podcast Stage) hosting a wide range of curated experiential media along with live podcasts and DJ driven immersive experiences ranging from Million Dollaz Worth of Game, R&B Only & U+ME+RNB to Tonight’s Conversation, Juan Epstein Podcast, World Series of Spades, and They Have the Range. The concourse will be populated by various immersive activations to be announced soon.

Visit The Roots Picnic’s official website for more information.

The Roots Picnic 2024 Lineup:
Lil Wayne & The Roots Celebrate New Orleans (feat. Special guests PJ Morton, Trombone Shorty)
Jill Scott
André 3000
Nas
Gunna
Victoria Monét
Sexyy Red
Babyface
Robert Glasper & Yebba
J.Period Live Mixtape featuring Black Thought, Method Man, and Redman
Adam Blackstone’s Legacy Experience featuring Fantasia and Muni Long
Smino
Cam’ron
Wale
Tyla
Marsha Ambrosius
Baller Alert Presents Backyard Band featuring Scarface & Amerie
October London
Leon Thomas
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Funk Flex
Q
Leon Thomas
Blk Odyssy
OT7 Quanny
Kenya Vaun
N3wyrkla
Julian King
Rec Philly Presents Chioke
DJ Diamond Kuts
DJ Aktive
DJ Doc B
DJ RL

Parkside Stage (formerly Podcast Stage):
R&B Only
U+ME+RNB
They Have the Range
Million Dollaz Worth of Game
Tonight’s Conversation
Juan Epstein Podcast
World Series of Spades

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