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Diddy & Ms. Lauryn Hill Are Headlining Roots Picnic 2023

Roots Picnic 2023 is back with performances from Ms. Lauryn Hill , Diddy, Lil Uzi Vert, and more.

The Roots Picnic will be returning to The Mann in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. And, for year 15, they are returning with a monster lineup. 

On Monday, The Roots announced the festival lineup for their festival: headlining the festival will be Ms. Lauryn Hill,who will be celebrating 25 years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill; the co-headliner will be Diddy, who will perform a career spanning set backed by The Roots. Also attached to the lineup is Dave Chappelle, who will be performing a special stand-up comedy performance at the Wells Fargo Center.

Also performing at the festival: Ari Lennox, City Girls, Lucky Daye, SYD, Little Brother, Glorilla, and more. 

Per usual, the festival features a bunch of hometown love: Lil Uzi Vert is a headliner; Eve will make an appearance during J. Period and Black Thought’s Live Mixtape set; DJ Drama will be in the house; and there will be a State Property Reunion featuring all of the members.

Roots Picnic isn't just music, of course. There's also a podcast stage. Yes, Questlove will be doing a live episode of Questlove Supreme, but there will also be podcast episodes Off the Record with DJ Akademiks, Lip Service w Angela Yee, People's Party W/ Talib Kwli, and more. 

A fan club presale launches tomorrow, February 21 at noon ET. General on-sale will follow on Wednesday, February 22 at 10 AM ET. For weekend tickets and VIP packages check here

Check out the entire lineup below.

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