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The Roots & Erykah Badu Perform "Love of My Life" Medley at the 2015 Roots Picnic in Philly [Official YouTube Video]

Sebastien Francois

by Sebastien Francois

Published June 25, 2015

CREDITS

 

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Produced by:
Daniel Petruzzi - Executive Producer
Ginny Suss - Senior Producer
Allie Hofman - Associate Producer

Videographers:
Jake Remington
Lance Steagall
Riley Graham
Emmai Alaquiva
Christopher Petricko
Garth Von Glehn
Steven Fowler
Eric Woodrum

Greg Scott - Audio Management
Chinisha Scott - Media Management
Yatta Zoker - Production Assistant
Jen Sefa-Boakye - Production Assistant

Edited by Jake Remington
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If you're a Philly native, there was only one place for you to be on May 30th this year - the 8th Annual Roots Picnic. The concert, which took place at Philly's Festival Pier, featured artists such as The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Rae Sremmurd, and was anchored by the Queen of Neo-Soul herself, Erykah Badu. DJ & hip hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa was also in attendence. Watch the video above, via YouTube.

Black Thought & The Roots know how to put on a show. The Philly group started their set with the song "Act Too (Love of My Life)," leading into Badu's 2002 Grammy award-winning hit "Love of My Life." During Badu's song, they took breaks to incorporate a few classic rap records such as Grandmaster Flash's "The Message," Wu-Tang Clan's "C.R.E.A.M," Snoop Dogg's "Who Am I? (What's My Name)," and Nas' "Made You Look." Their set also included surprise performances from Freeway, YG, and The LOX.

For more music, news, videos, and tour dates from The Roots and Erykah Badu, visit their Zumic artist pages.

Source: Okayplayer YouTube Channel

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