Roots Picnic 2023 Headlined By Lauryn Hill, Diddy & Chappelle

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Lauryn Hill, Dave Chappelle, Lil Uzi Vert, and Diddy have been tapped to headline the Roots Picnic this year.

The annual festival is taking place on June 2-4 in Philadelphia, PA.

To set the weekend off, on June 2 (Friday) at the Wells Fargo Center Dave Chappelle and The Roots are hosting an exclusive stand-up comedy show.

On June 3 (Saturday) and June 4 (Sunday), the music acts will rock the house in Fairmount Park at The Mann.

Diddy will blaze the stage with The Roots at the picnic “to deliver a set highlighted by decades of definitive hits,” according to a press release released on Monday (Feb 20).

Lauryn Hill‘s performance is deemed “a rare event – to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill‘s release.” The New Jersey native is set to perform every song from the epochal album.

Philly Set To Blaze In June

The Roots Picnic 2023 will feature an abundance of treasured Philadelphia natives including Eve, Lil Uzi Vert, DJ Drama, a State Property reunion (Beanie Siegel, Young Gunz, Freeway, Oschino & Sparks, and Peedi Crakk), and Kindred the Family Soul.

Other acts include GloRilla, Black Thought Live Mixtape with Busta Rhymes, Ari Lennox, Maverick City, City Girls, Saucy Santana, Uncle Waffles, Lucky Daye, SYD, DVSN, Soulquarians Icons Set with Roy Ayers & the Isley Brothers, Spinall, Adam Blackstone with Coco Jones & Mary Mary, Baller Alert Presents Go Go: Backyard Band and Rare Essence, Symba, Little Brother, Fridayy, Yussef Dayes Experience, Rocky, Mike Phillips, DJ Aktive, Dappa, Akin Inaj & Inutech, and DJ Diamond Kuts.



Diddy w/ The Roots

Ms. Lauryn Hill

Lil Uzi Vert

Dave Chappelle w/ The Roots

Soulquarians Set featuring Roy Ayers & The Isley Bros

Black Thought Live Mixtape featuring Busta Rhymes & Eve

Ari Lennox

Lucky Daye

City Girls

Maverick City



DJ Drama

Uncle Waffles

Saucy Santana


Kindred The Family Soul


State Property Reunion (Freeway, Beanie Siegel, Young Gunz, Peedi Crakk, Oschino & Sparks)

Little Brother

Yussef Dayes Experience

Adam Blackstone w/ Coco Jones & Mary Mary

Baller Alert Presents Go Go: Backyard Band vs Rare Essence



Mike Phillips



Akin Inaj & Inutech



Charlamagne Tha God

Off The Record with DJ Akademiks

Don’t Call Me White Girl

Lip Service with Angela Yee

Questlove Supreme

People’s Party with Talib Kweli

Pour Minds

Trap Nerds

The Office XIV

Love + Grit


**Lineup subject to change

At noon on Tuesday (Feb 21), a fan club presale for the 2023 Roots Picnic kicks off. General on-sale takes place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday (Feb 22).

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